7 Art Jamming Studios In Hong Kong
Usually spend your weekend visiting the best art galleries in town or exploring different neighbourhoods? Switch it up this weekend by joining an art jamming session and test out your own creative talent.
We've found the best art jamming studios in town for you to channel your inner Bob Ross and let creative juices flow. The perfect post-brunch activity, grab a few friends and a bottle of bubbly and get ready for a few hours of laid-back painting.
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Located on the Southside in Wong Chuk Hang, Artjamming’s studio spans over 2000 square feet of studio space, as well as 1200 square feet of outdoor garden terrace for you and your friends to mingle at after you’re done painting.
Guests can choose to paint on Artjamming’s specially designed natural canvases, cotton tote bags, or a plain white t-shirt. Spend the entire afternoon or night at the studio by choosing their four-hour sessions, or pop in for a quick art escape by signing up for their two-hour sessions.
Artjamming, 4D Yally Industrial Building 6 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, +852 2541 8816; artjamming.com
2/7 Platform Art Jamming Studio
With locations in both Cheung Sha Wan and Tai Koo, Platform Art Jamming Studio has been open since 2013, offering painting workshops and art jamming space to customers of all ages.
Their Cheung Sha Wan store features wide windows that bring in plenty of natural sunlight, while the spacious studio at their Taikoo branch inside Eslite Bookstore makes it easier for bigger group gatherings if you’re looking to book out the store for a private event.
Platform Art Jamming Studio, Shop 7,8,11, G/F, Lai Kok Shopping Centre,12 Tonkin Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong, +852 9856 3068; platform-art-jamming-studio.com
Platform Art Jamming Studio,112B Counter, 1/F, Shop 144, Cityplaza, 8 Tai Koo Shing Road, Hong Kong, +852 9166 9068; platform-art-jamming-studio.com
3/7 Aura Art
Offering both traditional canvas painting art jamming sessions, as well as other creative art options such as Russian doll painting, Chinese painting and phone case design, Aura Art is a popular art jamming studio located in Causeway Bay.
Their classic three-hour painting jam sessions include a 30x30cm canvas, an artist palette, art tools, reference books and one soft drink per participant. Not feeling a plain canvas, switch it up and paint over a glass vase or piggy bank, which will be perfect for gift giving.
Looking to make painting a regular hobby? Aura Art is now offering a 24-hour painting card where you’d be able to visit the studios anytime, any day and use the studio facilities for the entire year.
Aura Art, 1/F, 16 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2886 3359; auraart.hk
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4/7 Oscary Art
Hidden inside PMQ, Oscary Art has been open since 2010. With over 100,000 paintings having been done inside their studio, guests can choose their preferred canvas size or material to paint on. Each session lasts four hours, which includes a canvas, two soft drinks and all the painting material that you need.
Oscary Art, S511 Block A PMQ No. 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 9588 1514; oscaryart.com
5/7 Choco L’Art Studio
Inspired by the joy people get when eating chocolate, Choco L’Art Studio wants to make you feel as content and happy as one would be while eating chocolate. While the standard art jamming package includes acrylic paint, those experienced with oil painting can opt for the oil art jamming instead. Each art jamming session lasts for three hours and additional hours can be added if you’re not done with your painting just yet.
Choco L’Art Studio, 2B, Yan King Court, 119-121 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong, +852 6695 1161; chocolart.com.hk
6/7 Studio 83
Founded in 2008, Studio 83 is a creative arts education centre located at Wyndham Street in Central. Their art jamming sessions, paintingDIY, includes three hours inside their modern studio and is priced according to the canvas size that you choose.
If you’re struggling to think of what to paint, perhaps their music would help—the studio plays licensed music by Jamendo, which includes different music channels from jazz, dance and classical.
Studio 83, 13/F, Winning Centre, 46-48 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2523 3852; studio83.com.hk
7/7 Art Circle
Art Circle hosts drawing classes for both children and adults every week as well as art jamming sessions. If you’re feeling uninspired, you can follow their monthly special themed topic, or let your imagination run wild and freehand your creation. Art jamming sessions run from two to three hours depending on your canvas size.
Art Circle Whampoa, Unit 01, 1/F, Goldfield Tower, 53-59 Wuhu Street, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, +852 2180 6555; artcircleatelierhk.com
Art Circle Tai Hang, 35 Sun Chun Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, +852 2180 6555; artcircleatelierhk.com
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