Smithsonian Take 5! Jazz and Painting

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The ArtJamz Smithsonian Pop-up is jamming again at the Smithsonian American Art Museum Take 5! sessions every third Thursday from April until Novemeber. Paint, drink and listen to live jazz in the stunning Kogod Courtyard.

For the 4th straight year, ArtJamz is doing a Smithsonian pop-up at the Smithsonian TakeFive12_poster-(2015)American Art Museum’s Take 5! concert series, featuring live musicians, live painting and drinks and light fare from the Courtyard Café. The ArtJamz Take 5! sessions run the third Thursday of every month starting April 16th and ending November 19th. In each of the sessions, ArtJamz participants will get a chance to paint from 5PM to 8PM while taking in the sounds of live jazz in the museum’s Kogod Courtyard.

Take 5! is free and open to the public; however, you can take part in our Smithsonian pop up for either $40 (8 x 10 canvas), $45 (12 x 16 canvas). Tickets include a canvas you get to keep, an easel, smock, acrylic paints, brushes, art materials, the support of ArtJamz creative enablers and a chance to make art in one of America’s most iconic museums. Participants also receive 20% off drinks and food at the Courtyard Café during the session. There is special pricing this year for children aged 12 and under. Have a group of 6 or more? No problem! You can book a large group by emailing or calling 202-709-8096.

May 21st 5-8PM
June 18th 5-8PM
July 16th 5-8PM
August 20th 5-8PM
September 17th 5-8PM
October 15th 5-8PM
November 19th 5-8PM

Location: Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, NW, Washington, D.C.



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