1888 South Norfolk Street
San Mateo CA 94403


What should I expect in a Create Mix & Mingle class?
An art instructor guides you step by step to recreate a featured painting. You'll be sure to leave with a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that you'll be proud to display in your home or office. The atmosphere is social, fun, upbeat and stress-free. During the class, we play music, offer snacks and beverages, and give you a chance to socialize. Classes are 2-3 hours long.

What is the cost of a class?
The price for a class in the "Paint & Sip" adult studio is $45. The price of a class in the "Kids & Family" studio is $35. Kids under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 

What is included in the price?
We provide all supplies needed: a professional art instructor, easel, canvas, paint, brushes, and apron.

When does the new schedule come out?
We try to post our schedule at least six weeks in advance. Be sure to join our email list and Like our Facebook page to learn about upcoming events, specials and new paintings!

Do I need to sign up in advance?
There is limited seating, so we highly recommend signing up in advance. The easiest way is to register online by going to our Calendar page. You'll be able to view the featured painting for each class and can request to be seated with your friends. You can also call our studio at (650) 434-2781 to register.

If I come with a friend or a group, can we all sit together?
When registering for a class, please enter a "Party Name" and we will make sure to seat everyone together.

What time do I need to arrive for a class?
We recommend arriving 15 minutes prior to your class to check in, grab something to eat or drink, and get ready to paint.

Can I change the style of the featured painting?
Absolutely! Guests are welcome to change up their unique art piece. An instructor will be there to answer any questions and provide advice.

What is your cancellation policy?
We have a 48-hour cancellation policy. Cancellations may be made by phone or by emailing us at info@createmixandmingle.com. This provides us the opportunity to fill your space. Sorry, we cannot give refunds for no-shows or last-minute cancellations. In the event that we have to cancel a painting session, we will make every attempt to notify each registered guest in advance. Guests will be given the option of rescheduling the session, or we will gladly provide a refund.

Can I host a private party at Create Mix & Mingle?
Yes! Please see our Adult Private Events page for 21+ parties in our "Paint & Sip" studio, or see our Kids & Birthday Parties page for more information about events in our "Kid's & Family" studio.

Can I schedule a painting party for my child?
Yes. We can have a kids party in our "Kids & Family" studio. Please see our Kids & Birthday Parties page for more information about events in our "Kids & Family" studio.

Can I schedule a party at my location?
We are happy to come to a venue of your choosing! Please see our Adut Private Events page or Kids & Birthday Parties page for more information about mobile events.

What should I wear?
We provide aprons but recommend wearing something comfortable that you won't mind getting paint on! 

Do you offer food during classes?
Yes! We offer a variety of prepackaged snacks for our regular classes. We also offer several catering options for private parties.

Do you provide alcohol?
We offer wine, beer, champagne, and mimosas (at our Sunday morning classes). Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle. You must be 21 or older to enter our "Paint & Sip" adult studio, where alcohol is available. Anyone under 21 may enter the "Kids & Family" studio, where no alcohol is permitted. 

Can I bring my own wine or beer?
No, California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control does not allow Create Mix & Mingle guests to bring their own alcohol.

What ages are permitted in the "Paint & Sip" adult studio?
Guests must be 21 or over to attend classes in the "Paint & Sip" adult studio. All ages are welcome in our "Kids & Family" studio, but children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Is Create Mix & Mingle an art instruction studio?
You'll be sure to learn a few painting techniques, but the focus is on and having a fun and unique night out.

Do you offer advanced classes?
We offer advanced classes periodically for those more serious about learning advanced painting techniques and working with local professional artists while still having fun. Please let us know if you’re interested in attending an advanced class.

What is Open Paint?
Open paint is time set aside for individuals to come into our studio to paint on their own! There is no instruction, but our paintings are available as inspiration! The fee is $25 and includes one 16" x 20" canvas and the use of art materials, including paint, brushes, water cup, palette and apron. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase. Open Paint is by appointment, so please call the studio at (650) 434-2781 or email info@createmixandmingle.com to schedule a session.

I missed a painting that I really want to paint! How often will you repeat paintings?
Please call the studio, or e-mail us at info@createmixandmingle.com to let us know. We will keep your favorite in mind when scheduling future classes.