Do I need a reservation to paint?
Yes, seats are sold quickly.  Make sure you reserve yours.  There may be available seats, but it is best to call ahead and reserve that seat.

How do I book my reservation?

Follow this site to the reservation system for The Painted Conch  or call (239) 673-6660.  A credit card number is required at the time of reservation.YOU WILL BE CHARGED RIGHT AWAY WHEN MAKING RESERVATION ONLINE.  Pay-pal is available through the Painted Conch reservation site.

What is the cancellation policy?
We need 24 hour notice of a cancellation.  You will be reminded of your reservation via email prior to the reserved date.  This will be your reminder to call if you are unable to make it.  You will receive a credit for a future session.   Please let us know if you cannot make it. Call or notify us at

What should I wear? 
Aprons are provided at the studio, but dress is casual. We will be using acrylic paints. While the paints are washable, they will stain your clothes once dried.   You will be sitting on counter height stools. Dress comfortably.

When do you hold painting sessions?
Sessions are held:  Monday through Friday at 7:00pm Saturday at 6:30pm
Sunday Painting  12:00pm and/or at 4:00pm
Arrive 10 minutes early as painting begins at posted hours.

What should I expect to happen when I get there?
You will be greeted when you enter.  Reservations/payments are verified, and you are then shown to your seat. A clean canvas, assorted paint brushes, paint, and a jar for brushes and water are provided. Wine and Beer will be offered at reasonable prices. The session then starts, and so does the fun! You will be guided through the evening's painting by the original artist.  Sessions last about 2 to 2.5 hours, with breaks to allow drying.   Wine is available for sale by the glass or by the bottle.  We have a fine selection of wines for you to enjoy on premise, at home, or for gift giving.

Can I bring my own wine?
Yes!  You may bring beer, wine or soft drinks, but no hard liquor.  Additionally, you may bring snacks to enjoy while you paint with friends.  Birthday cakes are always welcome!

Can I sit with my group of friends?
We want you to have the best experience!  Please let us know of your total size and we will do our best to make sure we make your group comfortable together.  We will also reserve any session as a private party for your special get together.

Can I buy gift cards? 
Our Social Sessions are a great gift.  Why not treat your friend to a memorable night?  Give them a gift card for a session at The Painted Conch!  We also have a boutique store with other gift ideas.  You can purchase a gift certificate on this website under the CALENDAR page. 

It's always an artsy party at The Painted Conch!