Frequently Asked Questions



Do I have to know how to paint or be a creative person?

No!  Art Bar 39 classes are designed to be approachable and our instructors will help guide you FUN & easy step by step instructions!

All our artists are trained profesionals! 




Much like concerts, we hire artists and staff based on number of attendees. 

We apologize, but we do not issue refunds for cancellations within 24 hour notice of any public event.

  For cancellations 24 hours or more prior to your event you will be issued an ArtBar39 Gift Card.

Gift Cards are availabe to be picked up at select locations only

 WE DO NOT issue refunds or Gift Cards for No-shows.


Do I need to register in advance?

Yes, we need all attendees to register in advance and as early as possible as most of our events are limited seating and often sell out.  

You are able to purchase tickets for events leading up to the start time of our events. 

You can register online through our calendar page.



What is included in the price?

Art Bar 39 provides everything you need to create your painting, canvas, paints, or other art materials as needed, easels, and instruction.  Food and beverage are offered at additional cost if party is held at a bar or restaurant - If you book your party at your home venue or other venue Food and beverages will be your responsibility. 

Watch for our events with FREE BEVERAGES offered as part of the ticket price! 


What time should I arrive?

We recommend arriving 5-10 minutes early to check in with your artist, secure your beverage and get ready for a fun & relaxing time! At some venues you may even come early to eat dinner etc first - remember, you are always welcome to eat and paint at the same time! 



What should I wear?

We use acrylic paint that washes off after immideate contact  - Please note It will not come out in the wash later so if you get paint on your clothes try to wash it out as quick as you can -We do provide Aprons/Smocks for our guests so feel free to get, fancy, comfy, whichever you prefer! 



I missed the event I wanted, will you paint the same painting twice?

We try to vary and change our paintings often but most will be featured a few times at different events, keep an eye on our calendar.

Also if you book a private event with us, you can pick the painting or project you want!



How many people do you need to have a private event?

Currently we will book private events for groups of 8 or more for the Aurora areas 

Send us a message through our Booking form and we can get you a quote 



Where can I have my private event?

We can host your private event your favorite Bar/Restaruant/venue or in your own home.  


Have a venue in mind? Let us know!


How far will you travel for a private event?


We will travel anywhere within a 50 mile radus of Aurora IL with NO Travel fees!

Prices vary with distances further than 50 miles & qroup rates for large parties are available

contact us via the booking page for a quote!


Is there an age limit?

For most of our public painting events we ask that guest be 16 years or older.  Must be 21 to consume alcholic beverages and will be asked for ID by Art Bar 39 or vendor staff.  


If some of your questions are not answered here, please contact us at or Call 630-730-5962

We are happy to help!- Michelle Fitzsimons - Aurora, IL 





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