About Us

Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out! Paint Nite invites you to create art over cocktails at a local hotspot, guided by a professional artist and party host. Grab your friends and your sense of humor and spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!).

Paint Nite leads the “paint and sip” industry thanks to our innovative approach to grow our event-based business. We empower small business owners around the world to grow their own businesses by partnering with an ever-increasing number of talented artists and local bars and restaurants.

Our History

In 2012, Dan Herman and Sean McGrail created Paint Nite after attending a friend’s birthday party where beer and wine was served in a painting studio. They loved the idea of people not only being able to connect over drinks but also embrace their inner artists and unleash their creativity. Dan and Sean also wanted to support local talented artists and small businesses by providing them a unique opportunity to teach and host Paint Nites.

Dan and Sean started reaching out to local bars, restaurants, and artists in Somerville, MA and their idea quickly took off. Local business owners and artists garnered new business and people loved having fun over drinks while painting. Paint Nite events are now hosted around the globe and the Somerville office is quickly expanding. From Boston to Johannesburg, London to Buenos Aires, people love to paint, drink, and socialize. What are you waiting for? Raise your glass and join our next event in your area!



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