Corks And Brushes




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We specialize in everything art!  BYOB paint parties, fun art, fine art and furniture painting classes all under one roof. We also feature local artists and sell their works. Birthday parties and private events are a good time here.

We host local events held in various restaurants,  nursing homes,  hotels and even private venues. 

Painted Rubbish,  Corks and Brushes is not just a place  to drink wine and paint.  Because we take art seriously,   we also focus on fine art as well as structured art programs for both children and adults.

Being an extension of Painted Rubbish we are bursting at the seams with creativity. Corks & Brushes is our division that teaches everything involved in the creativity and execution of art on canvas, furniture and other objects in a fun, un-intimidating and social atmosphere and most often BYOB style. We also offer childrens drop in classes and open studio for adults or children.


We have food items avail for pre-order for most classes.  

To pre-order any of the following please email your choices along with the date and time of the event that you are registered for to: to receive invoice. 

1.  Cheese Plate $6

2.  Mixed Olive Bowl $4 

3.  Meat Plate (3 meats. Serves 1-2)  $8

4.  Crackers $2

Soft drinks, water and coffee are also available for sale!

Come and discover why art using all types of mediums in an awesome loft space will be a super great experience and a fun time without the intimidation.

Join us for adult art or


Individual Canvas Painting Classes

$30.00 - $45.00 pp  

Come and meet new folk, have a glass of cheer (byob) and paint your heart away at one of our public paint parties. Everything you need to create your masterpiece is included, we even feed you.


Private Parties

What a great place to have a party!

We offer a new and different way to celebrate and entertain your guests. We are here to help you host one of your most creative parties ever!


Here are a few of the basics.

  • A minimum of 10 painters for small room and 15 painters for the large room
  • We can accommodate up to 40 guest painters in one room and 15 in another
  • Book any night or day available
  • You can bring your own food & beverage or have the event catered. WE PROVIDE BAR SNACKS!
  • Deposit equal to 10 or 15 painters required to reserve your date


We do BYOB birthdays, Girls Night Out, Book Club,  Anniversaries, Baby Showers, Bachelorette Parties and more!

Private Parties can be held anytime based on availability.

The large party room can be reserved with a guaranteed minimum deposit of 15 painters and the small room, 10 painters. These classes can be 2-3 hour sessions and cost $35 pp ADULT PARTIES (furniture painting classes not included in these costs)



We also host Kids Birthday Parties, Graduations and Teen Parties. They will go home with the best party favor ever, their very own Masterpiece.

Private Parties can be held anytime based on availability.

The party room can be reserved with a guaranteed minimum deposit of 10/15 painters. These classes can be 2 or 3 hour sessions and cost $20-$35 pp KIDS PARTIES ONLY (furniture painting classes not included in these costs)  

1. $35.00 includes our largest 16x20 canvas painting and would warrant a 3 hr party.
2. $30.00 includes the largest 16x20 canvas but simple painting. 2 hr party.
3. $25.00 includes a smaller 11x14 painting (which most every parent chooses) and still gives you 3 hrs of party time
4. $20.00 includes the smaller 11x14 painting and gives 2 hrs party time. 

We provide everything that's needed for an artful experience (party decorations and goody bags are additional)...  You just bring your food and drink to the party room or have it catered by one of our preferred caterers.


Corporate Events:  

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Your employees/co-workers will have a great time at our team building paint parties. A place to come, hang out, bond and create, all in an un-intimating atmosphere.

We offer several types of team building projects for your corporate party and they include; 

Mystery Painting - Our instructor takes you step by step to a surprise painting.

Individual Paintings - Everyone in the class paints and personalizes their own painting with the help of our local artists step by step instructions.

Collaborative Painting - Everyone in the group contributes their individual painting that will create a collaborative painting.

Call us: 312-455-WINE We will be delighted to talk about and plan your next party at Corks & Brushes.

Email us: Give us a few specifics (date, time, number of guest etc.) and we will reply with recommendations and pricing to get the party started.

Cancellation Policy 

A full refund can occur if notification of cancellation occurs no later than 72 hours after reserving. Loss of payment will occur if no notification or cancellation occurs within these 72 hrs. If you have reserved a class that starts within the next 72 hrs and need to cancel, you will be given a ONE TIME reschedule allowance for another class. No-Shows forfeit any monies paid as well as any rights to reschedule.

*We start all parties 15 minutes after scheduled or posted times to allow for all guests to arrive. All PRIVATE parties that start late will incur overage charges of $20 per 1/2 hr. There is NO overage charge for hanging out after your instructor has completed the guided instruction while we clean.
*We reserve the right to cancel (the day/night before) and reschedule all classes if minimums are not met.

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