Happy Hour Workshops & Painting Events

Painting Activity Every 3rd Thursday From 5:30 to 8:00 pm!

Cost: $25.00 per person

Advance registration is required.  Call the Barn or email lyn@dairybarn.org to make sure spaces are available and to be put on the registration list.  In your email or phone call, please include your name, number, email address and how many people in your party.  Payment can be made at the event.

Note: we use acrylic paints with do stain clothing.  Please wear clothing that can get dirty, and or a smock!

Respectfully, we ask that you please commit to your registration as we may close registration if we get a full house, and if someone doesn’t come, there may be another who could have in their place.  The alternative is that we request payment in advance, which we feel would be an inconvenience to attendees.

Make it a private party!

Due to the popularity of these events, we are offering “Private Happy Hours”.  You can schedule your groups own happy hour painting work shop!  It’s the perfect event for a bridal group, graduation party, adult birthday parties and more.  The cost would still be $25.00 per person with a minimum of 12 people.  Fewer than 12 people can attend for a flat fee of $300.00!  To schedule your groups own Happy Hour Workshop, or for more information, contact Lyn Stanton lyn@dairybarn.org


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“May Flowers”


Celebrate the fact Spring is in full swing with these fun, larger than life flowers!





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“The View From Below”


Take a dive into your imagination as you create a beautiful underwater scene.  Perhaps in your sea swim some peaceful sea turtles, or maybe you have sharks looming in the shallows.  Who knows, maybe your underwater world is populated by mermaids!  Whimsical and so easy, this Happy Hour Art Project is sure to be a “deep” experience!


Participants must register in advance, but payment can be made upon arrival.  Please bring cash or check.  Here’s how to sign up:

Email Lyn lyn@dairybarn.org subject line: Happy Hour Art.  Please leave your name and the names of any companions you may be bringing.  let her know if you are a current member.  Leave your email and phone number.  Lyn will confirm your registration via email.

Call the Barn 740-592-4981 leave your name(s), number and email.  Lyn will confirm your registration via email.

Membership mattersBecome a new member at the family membership level or higher and attend one wine and canvass free! 

You can join online today, it’s easy!  Click Here! After joining, email Lyn lyn@dairybarn.org and she will issue you a card for one free Happy Hour Painting session.

*Participants must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol and persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  The Dairy Barn Art center has a liquor license which means that participants can not bring alcohol into the building.  All wine or other alcoholic beverages must be purchased from the Barn. Please reserve your space in advance to ensure we have enough materials and spaces.

Respectfully, we ask that you please commit to your registration as we may close registration if we get a full house, and if someone doesn’t come, there may be another who could have in their place.


  Past Happy Hour Paintings

April 20th

Silhouettes of Life

It’s Earth Week!  Celebrate the life on this planet with a beautiful silhouette!  Lyn will provide some stencils of animal shapes to help you out should you feel the need.  You’ll start by making a beautiful sunrise or sunset sky and then add an animal silhouette.  Your backgrounds can be any color.  These are the perfect images to brighten up a space in your home.




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“The March of Wines”

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For this month’s Happy Hour Painting Event, we will have a little more hands on approach with a step by step process to help participants get a result they won’t want to whine about!

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“February is for Lovers”



We just missed Valentines Day, but love is still in the air.  Come put your love where your brush is and join us in making these adorable love bird paintings!

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“You Could be Swinging on a Winter Breeze” -FULL!


The weather outside may be frightful, but the Dairy Barn’s Happy Hour is delightful!  In this session, we will get in touch with our whimsical side as we paint lovely colorful skies and trees with creative branches.  We will add swings upon which may swing whatever or whomever we desire!


December 15th
“Snow Man”


Get into the season with these festive and surprisingly easy snow man paintings.  Think about the colors you want as these will be the perfect seasonal decorations for your homes!

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Cheersfully Painted”

Painting Wine Glasses and Making Wine Glass Charms

picUsing super cool glass paints, we will paint on wine glasses to add a personal touch to our holiday refreshments!  Each participant will receive two wine glasses to paint and be able to make accompanying wine charms (at least one per glass).  Extra glasses to paint can be purchased for an additional $5.oo each.  The glass paints will need to be heat treated in you oven atchristmas2011winecharmsclos home for long lasting durability.  Don’t worry, it’s not hard and Lyn will give you instructions.  Once treated, they should last for years to come, (hand wash recommended).

* NOTE: This is an adult workshop and wine/spirits will be served.  Children are welcome at the discretion of their guardians.  Please be aware that as this is an adult activity, the Barn can not be responsible for the behavior or other participants regarding conversation subject matter.

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“The Forrest for the Trees”


The leaves have fallen but the snow is yet to come.  The Forrest in November is a quiet, strange place.  It’s residents have mostly retreated into burrows and the hum of insects has been retired.  In this Happy Hour Painting, Lyn will show how to use analogous colors to create depth for these chilly, cool color paintings.



 October 20th

“Le Chat Noir De Halloween”


This famous image is by the French Art Nouveau painter and print maker Théophile Alexandre Steinlen.  This enchanting image was a poster for a famous late 19th century Parisian bohemian district night club “Le Chat Noir” or, “The Black Cat”.  The club was extremely popular in the artist community and is argued to be the first real cabaret!  In this Happy Hour Painting, we will adapt the image to advertise our own spooky season’s greetings drawing on the print making style.


September 15th

“Seeds of Summer”


As the summer draws to a close, let’s reflect on the natural world and the incredible cycle of life around us as we create beautiful and individual dandelion images.  We will begin by painting colorful backgrounds and then add dandelion puff balls blowing in the breeze.  Don’t forget to make a wish!  What better way to wind down the summer?

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