FAQ’s

Q. What does one session at el art Uncorked cost?
A. One 2-hour session is $35. Contact us for more information about private party prices.

Q. How does the session work?
A. You may choose any featured painting on a specific date. Every el arte Uncorked session is approximately a 2-hour, step-by-step, instructor-guided evening. However, you are welcome to create your own masterpiece during the scheduled session.

Q. How do I sign up?
A. Click on the painting you wish to paint . It will take you through the registration process.

Q. Do I need to register ahead of time to participate?
A. Yes, this will ensure you will have a seat in the session. Seating is first come, first served.

Q. What is the age limit?
A. All ages are welcome. The sessions are held in a restaurant/bar (usually Felix & Oscar’s) so keep in mind there may be drinks around.

Q. What do I need to bring?
A. Just you! The canvas, brushes, paint, easel and apron are provided Food and drinks will be available for purchase at each venue unless otherwise noted.

Q. May I bring my own alcohol beverage?
A. No, as most venues will be selling beverages, both alcoholic and non. Again, check the calendar listing to check on details of each session.  If you are hosting the party at your home or office, then the answer is YES, you will provide all refreshments.

Q. What is the cancellation policy?
A. We have a 24 hour notice on cancellations. Cancellations will be accepted by phone only so that we may re-fill class space. Reservations cancelled less than 24 hours will be charged the class fee.  Please call 515-681-4846 for cancelations. For Private parties, there is a $100 cancellation fee if cancelled within 24 hours of party.

Q. Do you have a waiting list if a class is full?
A. Yes, Simply contact us if you are wanting to participate in a sold out class. If there are any cancellations we will contact those on the waiting list in order of requests taken.

Q. Do you offer children’s parties?
A. YES!!! That is one of our specialties. Contact us so we can customize your party the way you want! Additional fees may be applied if materials are other than specified above.

Q. What are “Open Paint Sessions”?
A. We will have Open Paint sessions available periodically. This means that you can paint anything you want on the canvas without any specific instruction while listening to funky music. Of course, the instructor will be there to help you with your own painting as you let your inner Picasso go.

Q. Can you accommodate private parties?
A. Yes! Another specialty of ours. Cost is $40 per person for a two hour session with a 8 person minimum to close the class off to the public. Contact us if you wish to customize your party. Additional fees may apply.

Q.  What about home parties?

A.  You can host a party at your home and paint for free with at least 8 paying guests.  Contact Katie Black (515-681-4846 or e-mail elarteuncorked.com to schedule your party today!

Q. How does the team building session work?
A. We offer two types of team building sessions for 8 participants or more. One is a regular el arte Uncorked session. The second is facilitated by a professional that has been trained in leadership skills. The sessions can be customized to help meet the needs of your team goals. Be sure to contact us for a pre-session consultation to ensure it is tailored to your company’s needs.