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Artist – Careers

Careers at Muse


All Locations | Studio – Instruction | Part-Time

Muse Paintbar is a fast-paced, growing company that combines acrylic painting instruction with a beer/wine bar and small restaurant. We host 2.5-hour nightly events during which patrons receive step-by- step instruction on a particular painting while socializing in a vibrant yet relaxing wine bar atmosphere.

We are looking for experienced artists to join our studio team! As an artist at one of our studios, you are the backbone of our experiences – you guide our sessions in expert fashion, encourage an open, fun environment, and help our customers find their inner Muse!

You should be available 2-6 days/week and be able to work the 4-4.5 hours per session! This position is available at all of our studio locations.


-As the lead instructor, own the stage as the primary person teaching the class (up to 50 people) how to paint the featured painting!

-As the assistant, you’ll tend the bar (beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks only!) and help customers with their paintings (eg. add custom items, get customer to desired color mix)!

-Encourage an open and fun environment- reminding customers to relax and enjoy themselves!


You’re an ideal candidate if you are:

Experienced. Some formal training in the arts and experience teaching it. Experience working in a bar/restaurant is a plus! (Must be 21+).

Team-Oriented.  You are fun to work with and work well in teams!

Fun.  You know how to balance work and play and can talk with anyone!

Adaptive.  You’re a master problem solver and can quickly learn how to teach and recreate our paintings.

Responsible.  You’re an avid time-manager and don’t need someone looking over your shoulder.


What’s in it for you:

-Own your craft while doing what you love!

-Free painting supplies and canvases to unleash your inner Muse!

-Above-market pay

-Opportunity to make new friends with our awesome team


All we need from you:


-2-3 samples of your work (links/attachments)

-Link to your portfolio or other online resources you think may be helpful (if available)!

-Your current employment situation and typical weekly availability


All questions and materials should be sent to:

[email protected] if applying to one of our  D.C, Maryland, or Virginia locations

[email protected]  if applying to one of our New England locations

[email protected] if applying to one of our Tri-State locations