7 Art Jamming Workshops In Singapore To Help You Discover Your Inner Artist

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In the bustling metropolis that is Singapore, art jamming has become an escape, offering a canvas for creativity and relaxation.

More than just painting, art jamming is an opportunity to express yourself freely on a canvas without the pressure of structured lessons. Art jamming provides a space where brushes dance and colours blend to express inner thoughts and emotions.

A therapeutic and liberating experience for both seasoned artists and curious beginners alike, art jamming is often accompanied by music and a relaxed atmosphere, making it an ideal activity for stress relief and artistic exploration, regardless of age.

Whether you’re looking to bond with friends and family over artistic skills or seeking a personal artistic retreat, Singapore’s art jamming studios are vibrant hubs of imagination and inspiration. Some studios offer totally unguided sessions where your creative juices can run wild, while other workshops include time with an art facilitator to guide you through the painting experience.

We spotlight seven unique art jamming places that promise to unlock your creative potential.

1. Wildflower Studio

56A Niven Road

  • Opening Hours
    – Monday to Friday: 10am to 7pm (break from noon to 2pm)
    – Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 8pm (break from noon to 2pm)
  • Packages & Pricing
    – Semi-Guided Art Jam with Cats (2.5 hours): $48
    – Chill Out with Cats: $20 per hour

Wildflower Studio combines the therapeutic aspects of art jamming with the calming presence of cats, making it a sanctuary for both art enthusiasts and cat lovers.

7 Art Jamming Workshops In Singapore To Help You Discover Your Inner Artist – Wildflower Studio
Photo: Wildflower Studio

This unique studio partners with cat rescue groups to foster kittens and cats, allowing participants to contribute to a noble cause while painting in the delightful company of friendly felines. Selected cats are available for adoption, allowing painters to observe their favoured felines in Wildflower Studio’s social setting and better understand their personality.

Wildflower Studio has announced plans to relocate to a larger space this year, promising even more room for creativity and cat cuddles. Follow its social media account for the latest updates and prepare for an art session that supports both your artistic journey and animal welfare.

2. Paintblush

73 Dunlop Street, #02-00

• Operating Hours for Art Jamming (by appointment only):
– Monday to Friday: 1pm – 10pm (last slot at 7.30pm)
– Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 10pm (last slot at 7.30pm)

  • Packages & Pricing
    – Non-Guided Art Jam (2.5 hours): $28 per person
    – Soft-Guided Art Jam (2.5 hours): $38 per person
    – Sip ‘n’ Paint Signature Art Jam (3 hours): From $49 per person

Paintblush offers a social twist to art jamming, making it perfect for friends looking for a creative catch-up session.

Providing a relaxing atmosphere along with the guidance of an art instructor, its Signature Sip ‘n’ Paint sessions are great for both beginners and experienced painters.

7 Art Jamming Workshops In Singapore To Help You Discover Your Inner Artist – Paintblush
Photo: @elynnel_chia / Instagram

You can bring your favourite bottle of wine to enjoy and snacks to nibble on while painting to the rhythm of background music.

End the session with a fun photo shoot at the in-house photo booth, capturing precious memories of the day and ensuring you leave with not just your masterpiece but also snapshots of your experience.

3. Splat Paint House

207A Upper Thomson Road

  • Opening Hours
    – Wednesday to Friday: 3pm to 9pm
    – Saturday: 11am to 9pm
    – Sunday: 11am to 8.30pm
  • Packages & Pricing
    – Starter Package: $46
    – Weekday Happy Hour: $43
    – Party Pack (4 persons): $195
    – Date Time (2 persons): $120
    – UV Party: $70

Splat Paint House offers a liberating approach to art jamming. With no rules or boundaries, it’s the go-to place for those looking to step outside the traditional (art) box and explore new, dynamic ways of expression.

This studio is all about unleashing creativity through splatter art techniques, providing a fun and unconventional way to create art regardless of age.

7 Art Jamming Workshops In Singapore To Help You Discover Your Inner Artist – Splat Paint House
Photo: Splat Paint House

Its signature splatter art technique encourages participants to get bold and wild with their art, going beyond traditional ideas of what art jamming “should” create.

It also has a sister spin art studio – Spin Paint House – for those who’ve fallen in love with spin painting and want more!

4. ARThaus

901A Bukit Timah Road

  • Opening Hours
    – Monday to Friday: 10am to 7pm (break between noon to 2pm)
    – Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 8pm (break between noon to 2pm)
  • Packages & Pricing
    – Art Jamming Workshop for Adults: From $81 per person

ARThaus is dedicated to fostering an inclusive, non-judgmental space where artists of all levels can explore and develop their artistic skills.

Offering a wide range of courses and workshops including art jamming sessions, portfolio preparation and private art lessons, ARThaus is committed to nurturing each individual’s artistic journey.

7 Art Jamming Workshops In Singapore To Help You Discover Your Inner Artist – ARThaus
Photo: ARThaus

No matter your experience level, its art jamming sessions provide a free-spirited environment where you can paint at your own pace, encouraging personal growth and creativity. If you fall in love with a specific medium during your session, you can consider picking up its specialised art courses.

5. ARTEFAKTS

East Coast Studio: Goodman Arts Centre Block O, #02-64

  • Opening Hours
    – Monday to Friday: 7pm to 10pm
    – Saturday: 10am to 4.30pm
    – Sunday: By appointment only
  • Packages & Pricing:
    – Art Jamming Session (unguided, free & easy): From $40 per person

ARTEFAKTS is an art studio that champions the exploration of one’s artistic side, offering open art jamming sessions alongside other creative workshops such as linocut printing, paper marbling and rubber stamp carving.

7 Art Jamming Workshops In Singapore To Help You Discover Your Inner Artist – ARTEFAKTS
Photo: ARTEFAKTS

This studio emphasises the joy of learning and discovery, inviting participants to dive into various art forms and techniques not usually covered in traditional art jams or art classes in school.

If you’re looking to uncover new talents and express yourself through art, while still pushing the boundaries of the typical, ARTEFAKTS may be the right fit for you.

6. Café de Paris

313@somerset, #B1-37

  • Opening Hours
    – Sunday to Thursday: 11am to 10pm
    – Friday, Saturday & eve of public holiday: 11am to 10.30pm
  • Packages & Pricing
    – 3-hour session (1 person): $28 nett on weekdays (includes a drink)
    – 3-hour session (2 persons): $50 nett weekdays (includes a drink)
    (surcharges apply on weekends for certain classes)

An aesthetically pleasing dessert cafe along Orchard Road, Café de Paris enriches the art jamming experience with delicious treats.

7 Art Jamming Workshops In Singapore To Help You Discover Your Inner Artist – Café de Paris
Photo: Café de Paris

Participants enjoy a complimentary drink during their three-hour art session, with the option of indulging in the café’s extensive menu at a discount. Just let the counter staff know that you’re an art jamming customer to get 10 percent off regular-priced F&B items and 20 percent off its Signature Eiffel Tower Bonbons.

Café de Paris’ unique setup combines the pleasures of art and gastronomy, making it a delightful choice for those looking to enjoy a leisurely afternoon of painting and dining.

7. Heaven Spot

3 Lorong Bakar Batu, #03-01

  • Opening Hours (prior booking required)
    – Tuesday to Thursday: 2pm to 9pm
    – Friday & Sunday: 10am – 9pm
  • Packages & Pricing
    – Solo (1 person): $45
    – Double Trouble (2 persons): $88
    – Triple Threat (3 persons): $131
    – Crew (4 persons): $172
    – Gang (5 to 8 persons): From $210 to $330

Singapore’s first graffiti warehouse, Heaven Spot introduces the exhilarating world of graffiti art to the art jamming scene in Singapore. As graffiti is banned in Singapore except for selected murals and street art, this art jamming studio is the perfect destination for rebels with an artistic side.

The studio takes its name from the graffiti term that’s used to describe highly dangerous spaces for tagging because if you fall, you’ll be heading straight to heaven!

7 Art Jamming Workshops In Singapore To Help You Discover Your Inner Artist – Heaven Spot
Photo: @kittybimbs / Instagram

Catering to all ages, this studio offers packages that include basic tutorials on spray painting, allowing participants to explore this vibrant art form in a safe and fun environment.

The option to take home a wooden panel ($20 for a 90 x 60cm panel) adds a tangible keepsake to the art jam experience, making Heaven Spot a fantastic choice for adventurous spirits eager to leave their mark while gaining a memorable piece of home decor too.

Preparing For Your Art Jamming Session

Venturing into the world of art jamming can be both exciting and daunting, especially if it’s your first time. Here are some tips on how to prepare for an art jamming session to ensure that you will have an enriching experience.

  • Dress appropriately
    Choose comfortable clothing that you wouldn’t mind getting a bit of paint on. While aprons are often provided, it’s best to wear something in a darker tone. The same applies to your bag, as spray paint drops are bound to fly during the session!
  • Think about what you want to create
    Art jamming sessions have a set duration, so it’s a good idea to have a concept in mind before you arrive. This doesn’t mean you need a detailed plan – just a general idea to help kick start your creativity once you’re there.
  • Embrace the creative process
    Remember, art jamming is not about perfection. It’s about the experience and joy of creating. Don’t get stressed about the outcome; focus on enjoying the process.
  • Take breaks
    If you’re attending a longer session, don’t forget to step back from your work occasionally. This can help you see your progress with fresh eyes and prevent fatigue.
  • Socialise
    Art jamming can be a social activity. Engage with others, share a wide range of painting ideas or simply enjoy the communal atmosphere of creativity. It’s a great way to gain inspiration and make new friends.

*This article has been edited and adapted from Now Boarding by Changi Airport’s 7 art jamming workshops in Singapore to help you discover your inner artist