Singapore is a renowned melting pot of creativity complemented by multicultural experiences. A favourite for art aficionados, the city is always chiming with something new for travellers to explore with friends and family. Whether it’s admiring immersive art at the Art Science Museum, visual arts at the Esplanade: Theatres by the Bay or the latest exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, your travel itinerary gets more colourful the minute you land in Singapore!
If you’re visiting Singapore and have a flair for creativity, try art jamming, a trending activity in which cafes and studios across the hippest parts of town host painting sessions. The perfect way to explore popular art districts in the city, the experiential jam lasts between one to three hours. An art jamming experience includes art supplies, guided sessions on request, free beverages and flavour-packed snacks.
Here are the top places for you to enjoy an art jamming experience in Singapore:
1. Unwind over Korean Bon-Bons and Parisian themes at Cafe de Paris
Cafe de Paris oozes a chic Parisian charm with its vibrant ambience and French-themed interiors. It also has a crowd-favourite menu featuring Korean Bon-Bon, a must-try drink topped with an edible Eiffel Tower and served in a variety of flavours. Opt for a group session for the best experience at this cosy cafe.
Price: SGD 28 or Rs 1,500 (approx.) per person for three hours, inclusive of drinks.
2. Have a fanciful experience that mixes art and tea at Arteastiq
This sophisticated hide-out is a cultural oasis in the heart of Singapore. Arteastiq offers freestyle painting sessions every day. Watch out for promos on their website for a discount and an art jam your senses will thank you for.
Price: SGD 48 or Rs 2,600 (approx.) per person for three hours, inclusive of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
3. Splatter a wall with glow-in-the-dark art at Splat Paint House
The interior walls of Splat Paint House stand apart from its contemporaries’ because of an intriguing quirk – they’re covered in neon paint! The cafe invites its visitors to splash colours across its walls for a memorable neon-themed party. Ideal for couples and families, Splat Paint House provides brushes, tubes and syringes for you to create some unique artwork.
Price: SGD 280 or Rs 15,000 (approx.) for four people, price inclusive of UV body paint, painting supplies and music.
4. Paint to soothing music in lush environs at Lionheart Studio
Lionheart Studio is an art studio located within a garden. It doubles up as a spa so you can paint in a relaxed environment after enjoying an aromatherapy session. Patrons can also draw inspiration from the colourful views of the neighbourhood.
Price: SGD 35 or Rs 1,900 (approx) for two people across two hours, inclusive of basic guidance.
5. Create art using quirky techniques at Motion Art Space
When you visit Motion Art Space you’ll be treated to a futuristic studio with paint bottles dangling from the walls. You can fill the bottles with paint and move them over a blank canvas to create your own art piece. The cafe is inspired by Canadian artist Callen Schaub's artworks, which were created using pendulum swings on canvas. It’s super interesting, and you have to see it to believe it!
Price: SGD 69 or Rs 3,800 (approx.) for one hour, inclusive of art supplies.
6. Contribute to a charity by art jamming at Artify Studio
Known for its Liberty Art Jam, Artify Studio follows an honour system in which you can either pay the minimum fee or a sum of your choice. When you paint here, your contributions will be donated to a charity. There’s nothing more fulfilling than enjoying a unique experience that also supports a cause!
Price: SGD 35 or Rs 1,900 (approx) for 150 minutes, inclusive of a guided session and art supplies.
7. Paint with a view that Monet would be proud of at My Art Space
My Art Space is surrounded by flora and fauna in the heart of Singapore. With an exclusive view of the waterfront, an art jamming session here will transport you to the Renaissance period, when art was all one could talk about!
Price: SGD 45 or Rs 2,500 (approx.) for 150 minutes, inclusive of art supplies. Guided tutoring is available on request.
8. Paint at Singapore’s next artistic destination with Breezedeck’s pop-up studios
Explore a new location each time with Breezedeck’s pop-ups, which offer art jamming sessions in unique locations across Singapore. Spoil yourself with indoor and outdoor painting experiences, depending on when you are in town. Drop a line to email@example.com and book yourself a spot at their next location.
Price: Between SGD 29 and 36 or Rs 1600- Rs 2000 (approx.) inclusive of supplies and guided sessions. Visit the link to reserve a slot for timings of your convenience.
Artistic expression is boundless and constantly evolves to nurture incredible artists around the world. Art jamming is the perfect way to spend time with creative minds at inspiring locations in Singapore. Next time you’re in Singapore, make time to create your next masterpiece with a paintbrush in one hand and a drink in the other!
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