Paint Nite: Bridge under the Cherry Blossoms


  • 2 hours long
  • Ages 21 & up

$39 per person
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The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist

Yaymaker is all about creating new experiences for you. It’s about you becoming that “Maker” of art. Whether its paint, plant, design a sign or candle, we take you through the process of creating your own masterpiece. At the end of the event, you can say “Yay, I did it!” Here are tips for a successful event: 1. Please come on time. Out of courtesy to your participants and artist, we encourage you to come at least 30 minutes before the event to get a seat. We like to start on time and it helps when all participants are there and ready to start. 2. Have a positive attitude. Remember, this is about you and having fun with friends or family. You may get frustrated through the process, but trust that our artists are there to guide you. If you need help don’t hesitate to ask them for help. We want to make sure you like what you created. 3. Have fun. This is a party!!! Grab a drink or food at our venues. Please note that food or drink is not included in the ticket price. 4. Our artists are work hard to ensure you have a great experience. Tips and great reviews are highly appreciated. We look forward seeing you at the event.

Your location

A photo of a Yaymaker Venue called Old Kan located in Oakland, CA
Old Kan

Old Kan Beer and Co. is a community brewery and kitchen with a focus on offering an atmosphere that makes you feel as comfortable and welcome as possible! We want OK-Land to be a place that embodies everything that makes Oakland so great, new and old. We want an active role in helping shape our community in an equitable and inclusive manner, while honoring and celebrating all of Oakland’s great achievements since its founding. So, bring your family (human and animal), meet your friends, or just come by yourself and share an Oakland moment with us!​

Your host

Yaymaker Host Claire Smith located in Oakland, CA

Claire grew up in the UK, and studied painting and printmaking at Falmouth University where she graduated in 1991 with a BA Honours degree in Fine Art. Since then she has lived in southern Norway for a large part of her life, where she worked as an artist and art teacher. Claire has exhibited her work in various locations, in the UK, Norway and USA.  Claire moved to Oakland in the summer of 2018, after completing her teacher training inthe UK in Secondary education. She continues to paint and work as an art teacher, currently her work is based on the urban environment around her, the contrasting forms of trees against buildings, fascinated by patterns of light and shadows on the city landscape. Web: claire-smith-art.com Instagram: claire_paints

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