The Paint Bar Blog

  • Spring is in the air - and so is April Break!

    The trees are blooming, daffodils are poking through the ground, and that can only mean one thing... Spring is around the corner!

    Spring in Boston is a magical season. We wait with great … more

  • Now Offering: Kids Classes for All Ages

    Research shows that learning to paint at a young age fosters creativity, self-esteem, and a number of developmental benefits for your little artist.

    This fall, The Paint Bar has been offering After- … more

  • Painting Pets

    Our pets inspire us in many ways — and many famous artists have been particularly inspired.

    In the 1930’s, for instance, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo painted pets into her famous self- … more

  • A Win for Olympic Artists

    Congrats to Needham native Aly Raisman and the enire US Women’s Gynastic Team on winning team gold in Rio!

    It’s obviously a huge win for our athletes.

    But did you know the Olympic … more

  • Party Time for Bachelorettes

    It’s Bachelorette season and we have reason to be pretty excited here at The Paint Bar —

    Our own Jackie is getting married this Fall! As the wedding approaches, we’ll be sure to … more

  • School's Out For Summer!

    Hooray! It’s SUMMER VACATION!

    Finally, kids get the chance to spend time doing what they truly enjoy. Whether it’s swimming, running, or tennis, it’s the perfect chance for kids … more

  • Happy 4th of July, Boston!

    Of all the holidays to live in Boston, this is certainly the one! Our independence from Britain began here 240 years ago. In fact, Massachusetts was the first state to officially declare the 4th of … more

  • Father's Day Festivities!

    Calling all daughters and sons! This Sunday, June 19th is Father's Day -- a great opportunity to recognize, appreciate, and spend time with Dad.

    Check out our suggestions for Father's Day activities … more

  • May is for Museums

    Hooray for Boston, home to world-class sports teams, universities and, of course, museums. These three incredible museums offer timely events and exhibits, often for free!

    Here are a … more

  • Fun Things to Do on Mother's Day

    Fun Things to Do on Mother’s Day

    Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, a holiday near and dear to our hearts, as ours is a Mother/Daughter business.

    Here are some great local, … more

  • Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

    Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) is right around the corner and we're gearing up to celebrate the wonderful influence of Mexican food, drink, music, dress, and -- you guessed it! -- art!

    Mexican artist … more

  • Spring Into Boston

    Goodbye, snow! For real this time!

    With spring just around the corner, we thought we'd share with you our top picks for activities to do in and around the city this sunny season.

    1) The Charles … more

  • Paint, Sip, and Give

    What if you could spend an afternoon or evening creating art with good friends, sipping on your favorite wine or beer, and walk away knowing you’ve supported a good cause? You’d probably … more

  • The Paint Bar is Loving Vincent

    As we approach the birthday of Vincent van Gogh on March 30th, we couldn’t be more excited about the upcoming film, Loving Vincent.

    Loving Vincent will use 56,800 hand-painted frames in the … more

  • Happier with Nataly Kogan

    Tags: happier

     As we begin 2016, we are thrilled to host Nataly Kogan, CEO of, this Thursday January 7th at our Newton location. Nataly will lead us in an evening of inspiration, including making … more