Paint Nite: Sunset Cherry Blossoms


  • 2 hours long
  • Ages 21 & up

$55 per person
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The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist

Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Guided by a talented and entertaining artist, you'll be amazed at what you create, and how much fun you have doing it.

Yaymaker events give you everything you need to get up, get out, and get making! Instruction is provided by an expert host, so no experience is required, and everything you need is supplied. Grab your friends to paint, plant, tinker, and build—and give your week something to shout about.

Your location

A photo of a Yaymaker Venue called Villa Cemita (East Village) located in New York, NY
Villa Cemita (East Village)

Located in the heart of the East village, ripples an ambience of romantic, rustic decor with urban graffiti art work, capturing the feel of Mexican culture. Villa Cemita represents a dynamic culinary destination in Manhattan's East Village neighborhood. Villa Cemita reflects chef and owner Alejandra Aco's overall vision of authentic Mexican cuisine. Her Evolving expertise of the fusion of the culinary traditions of Mexico’s colonial period (16th century), outside influences including Spanish, French, and Arabic, prepared with indigenous ingredients that could only come from Puebla. Each influence came with unique ingredients such as spices and chili peppers, as well as special tools and processes that enriched the cuisine of Puebla, making it particularly rich and varied. Dinner features produce imported directly from a family's farm in Puebla, Mexico & local greenmarkets.  

Your host

Yaymaker Host Melissa Borges

Melissa Borges is a gal from the Bronx who's been an artist all her life. She graduated with a B.A in illustration from Lehman college with abilities in painting, photography and ceramics. Melissa is also passionate about art, music & movies/theater, as it plays a fundamental role in her artwork. In her art, she enjoys incorporating emotion with dramatic textures and color. She is greatly influenced by impressionistic painters for their use of expression as well as modern painters that bring new ideas to the world of art. Melissa believes art is everywhere and enjoys discovering new ways of getting creative. She hopes to bring fun, laughter and her own innovative style to Paintnite!   

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