Paint Along Sessions

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The Rutgers Geology Museum is currently closed to the public. Please check back in September for updates.

 

Looking for a way to reach your creative potential?

Book a Private Paint Along Event at the Museum 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 artistic experience is needed. Private painting events are open to everyone ages 8 and older.

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 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 be 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 for either type of Paint Along Event is $20 for Rutgers students/staff and $25 for everyone else. We require a minimum of 10 participants with a maximum of 20 for a private painting event. The registration fee 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. Click the link below to register your group today!

For the Little Artists

Private painting parties can be booked for school aged children on Saturdays and Sundays. 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.

Events

Virtual Fossils Late Night
06 Oct 2021 06:00PM - 07:30PM
In celebration of Earth Science Week and National Fossil Day, join us on Wednesday, October 6th an...
Ask A Geologist: Meteor Crater
21 Oct 2021 06:00PM - 07:00PM
Join us for a presentation by Michael Schwab, Education Coordinator at Meteor Crater & Barringer...
Virtual Polar Late Night
03 Nov 2021 06:00PM - 07:30PM
Join us on Wednesday, November 3rd and travel to the the Poles, Earth's coldest places! This virt...
Ask A Geologist: Ocean Turbulence
18 Nov 2021 06:00PM - 07:00PM
Join us for a presentation by about ocean turbulence by Dr. Sally Warner, Assistant Professor of Cli...

Upcoming Events

Click on the link below to download a flyer with a list of our upcoming 2020 Events.