Happy Hour Workshops

We will have an Art Making Activity Every 3rd Thursday From 5:30 to 8:00 pm, and additional events as announced.

Cost: $25.00 per person (typically)

Advance registration is required. Payment can no longer be

Many activities are messy and could stain clothes. Bring your Apron!

made at the event and must be paid ahead of time through our online gallery shop.

Some events require an online registration form, some only require advance payment online.  Please read registration instructions for each event carefully.

You can make sure or ask any questions by emailing lyn@dairybarn.org.

We are branching out in the types of art making activities we can offer you for our monthly Happy Hour Workshops. Starting in October, we will be adding “glaze your own pottery” events to our line ups.  We will also be showcasing our brand new Fiber Arts Studio and be hosting Happy Hours that are fiber focused.

 Note: For painting events, we use acrylic paints which do stain clothing.  Please wear clothing that can get dirty, and stained, or bring a smock!

NOTE: We are skipping the month of March 2018

Fantasy Cats


April 19th

For those cat lovers out there, this is the Happy Hour for you.  Inspired by contemporary Russian painter Irina Usacheva we will create our own whimsical “Fantasy Cats”.  You can make your kitties in any color scheme you want and maybe throw a dog, a bunny, a gerbil, or whatever your favorite little friend may be in there too!

Advanced payment required.  Registration Deadline: April 12th.

Click to submit payment.

(Online payment doubles as registration! You will be sent a confirmation email).


Jelly Fish!


May 24th (4th Thursday)

Lets Face it.  Jellyfish might be the weirdest and coolest critters on the planet.  Let’s paint them!  We’ll make deep sea backgrounds then use lighter colors to create these gorgeous paintings.  Get creative with your colors and remember, jellies come in all shapes and sizes, so there is really no wrong way to paint one!

Advanced payment required.  Registration Deadline: May 17th.

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(Online payment doubles as registration! You will be sent a confirmation email).

“Dream a Little Dream of Me”


June 21st

Stars fading, and I linger on dear… For this Painting activity, we will get our Zen on as we paint mandala style dream catchers with flowey feathers and possible add some words of wisdom to keep us contemplative as we enjoy our creations in our homes for years to come.

Advanced payment required.  Registration Deadline: June 14th.

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(Online payment doubles as registration! You will be sent a confirmation email).

Membership matters

Become a new member at the family membership level or higher and attend one happy hour workshop 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.

Love our Happy Hours? 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

 Wondering what kinds of awesome things we have done? Check out Past Happy Hour Paintings


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