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Spring is in the air – and so is April Break!

Spring is in the air – and so is April Break!

The trees are blooming, daffodils are poking through the ground, and that can only mean one thing… Spring is around the corner! Spring in Boston is a magical season. We wait with great anticipation for nice weather to come. And as soon as it hits 50 degrees,...
Now Offering: Kids Classes for All Ages

Now Offering: Kids Classes for All Ages

Research shows that learning to paint at a young age fosters creativity, self-esteem, and a number of developmental benefits for your little artist. This fall, The Paint Bar has been offering After-School programs for kids in Grades K-5, as well as Baby Brushes...
Painting Pets

Painting Pets

Our pets inspire us in many ways — and many famous artists have been particularly inspired.   In the 1930’s, for instance, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo painted pets into her famous self- portraits. Here she is with a pet spider monkey named Fulang-Chang.   In...
A Win for Olympic Artists

A Win for Olympic Artists

Congrats to Needham native Aly Raisman and the enire US Women’s Gynastic Team on winning team gold in Rio! It’s obviously a huge win for our athletes. But did you know the Olympic games also showcase talented artists? This year, rather than choosing one design to be...
Party Time for Bachelorettes

Party Time for Bachelorettes

It’s Bachelorette season and we have reason to be pretty excited here at The Paint Bar — Our own Jackie is getting married this Fall! As the wedding approaches, we’ll be sure to share the details. For now, we’re talking Bachelorette party! Jackie has decided to make a...
School’s Out For Summer!

School’s Out For Summer!

Hooray! It’s SUMMER VACATION! Finally, kids get the chance to spend time doing what they truly enjoy. Whether it’s swimming, running, or tennis, it’s the perfect chance for kids to foster their talents and hobbies. If your kids love art, sign them up for our popular...
Happy 4th of July, Boston!

Happy 4th of July, Boston!

Of all the holidays to live in Boston, this is certainly the one! Our independence from Britain began here 240 years ago. In fact, Massachusetts was the first state to officially declare the 4th of July a holiday, in 1781. Boston has a great deal to offer this weekend...
Fun Things to Do on Mother’s Day

Fun Things to Do on Mother’s Day

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, a holiday near and dear to our hearts, as ours is a Mother/Daughter business. Here are some great local, personal, and affordable gift ideas for Mom that incorporate the best gift of all — spending time together! M.O.M’s Run: For the athletic...
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) is right around the corner and we’re gearing up to celebrate the wonderful influence of Mexican food, drink, music, dress, and — you guessed it! — art! Mexican artist Frida Kahlo introduced us to beautiful surrealist self...