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Paint Along Sessions

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Looking for a way to reach your creative potential?

Sign up for one of our exciting new Paint Along classes and unleash your inner artist!

Join the Rutgers Geology Museum staff as we paint along with you to create a stunning natural history based masterpiece! The museum will provide you with all the materials and simple instructions to create a painting on a mounted canvas in one 2-hour session.

Our capable, friendly instructor will be there to guide you through the painting process step-by-step and no prior painting or artist experience is needed. Classes are open to everyone age 8 and older.

For the Little Artists

Private painting parties can be booked for school aged children on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Please visit our "Birthday Party" page for more information on this type of party. Don't worry, these parties can be booked for any occassion.

Wine and Dinos Parties

This new event is specially designed for adults and will guide you through painting some of the most popular museum exhibits in the style of some of the most iconic painters or all time. Participants will be receive step-by-step instructions on how to create their masterpiece in one 2-hour session. Our guides will also provide some history behind the history and style of the painting as well as the science. paintalong2

These events are BYOB, so gather your friends, snacks and favorite beer or wine (no hard alcohol allowed) and get ready to unleash your inner artist. Participants under the age of 21 are not permitted to bring alcohol into the museum. IDs will verified at check in.

Pre-registration on our website is required and space is limited to 20 people. Registration for these events can be completed on our website at the following link.

All participants must pay their registration fees in full prior to the date of the class or your spot/s will be cancelled. If the class is full, you will be placed on a waiting list and notified if a spot opens up.

Registration Fees

The cost per person is $20 for Rutgers students and staff and $25 for everyone else. The cost includes all the supplies you will need to create your masterpiece. The museum will provide cups, plates, and napkins but you must bring your own snacks and drinks.

 

Events

Oceans Late Night
03 May 2017 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Catch a wave with us and learn all about ocean mechanisms and the secrets held beneath its surface...
Annual Friends of the Geology Museum Meeting
03 May 2017 08:00PM - 09:30PM
Join the Rutgers Geology Museum as we host distinguished professors and lecturers from around the co...
Big Brook Field Trip
06 May 2017 11:00AM - 02:00PM
The Rutgers Geology Museum hosts a number of field trips throughout the year, where participants a...
Saturday Tour Day
20 May 2017 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Once a month the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There ...

Upcoming Events

Click on the link below to download a flyer with a list of our upcoming events during the spring of 2016.

Contact Us

 mastedon-head-graphic Rutgers University Geology Museum
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Geology Hall, 2nd Floor
85 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
P: (848) 932-7243
F: (732) 932-1789
museum@rci.rutgers.edu