Weekend art party in Mumbai – painting & sketching with a glass of wine

Are your creative cells degenerating? Are you bored of the regular movie and dine routine over the weekend? Then this post is just for you. I recently discovered that many cafes and hotels in Mumbai offer fun workshops over the weekend in the form of a party. Now you can sip your wine and lick some dimsum along with painting or sketching your favorite subject. If this excites you then read on what’s in store this weekend.

Wine Tasting & Painting at Sofitel Mumbai on Saturday, 16 September

Bombay Drawing Room in collaboration with SoHo Wine Club presents an afternoon filled with creativity, some good wine and food at Sofitel. Sofitel Mumbai is conveniently located at BKC. Artist Jai Ranjit will be teaching finer details about creating beautiful paintings over appetizers and wine. The workshop is between 3 to 6 pm on Saturday, 16 September. You need to pay Rs 2500 per person and that will include all art material as well as the grub and drinks. So if you are aiming for a beautiful and creatively satisfying Saturday then don’t miss this paint party.

image via Accor Hotels

Moroccan Mosaic on Canvas at AKA Bistro on Sunday, 17 September

Artist Riddhi Salla is going to teach the famous art form of Kellij, also known as Moroccan Mosaic design. She is an alumni of University of Art, London. This workshop will help you paint beautiful floral patterns, geometric designs of this art form. This creative workshop is scheduled at AKA Bistro in Kalaghoda, between 4 to 6 pm on Sunday, 17 September. The ticket fee is Rs 1850 that includes all art material, food and beverage.

Chinese Ink Wash Painting party at Cafe Zoe on Sunday, 17 September

Bombay Drawing Room brings one of the most oldest art forms – Chinese Ink Wash Painting party at Cafe Zoe on Sunday, 17 September between 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Cafe Zoe is located in Lower Parel. By using water color and ink you can create beautiful paintings and drawings and also enjoy food and beverages under the guidance of artist Kshama Thakker. Rs 1850 is the fee that includes art material along with food and drinks. So what are you waiting for? Book this experience and spend your Sunday creatively.

Soft Pastel Sketching party at Cafe Zoe on Sunday, 17 September

As kids, we all have used pastel colors and crayons. It used to be fun. Even now when I see my kids rubbing the crayons on their coloring book, I feel happy. I feel it is destressing! If you feel that coloring with crayons gives you joy then don’t miss the Soft Pastel Sketching part at Cafe Zoe on Sunday, 17 September between 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Experience creating art with pastel colors under the guidance of artist Shalvi Jhawar. Learn to shade, blend and create textures with pastel colours. Rs 1850 is the fee that includes art material along with food and drinks. I am going for this workshop. Are you?

What do you feel about the latest trend on art parties? Do you feel this will help in promoting art? Or you think that it is a great way to destress after a hectic week? Please leave your ideas in the comment box.

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