Paint Party 2023

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Paint Party 2023

2 Apr 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$25 – $50
green and blue background with a green turtle with a tan head and arm on the side in the middle it says "Paint Party at the Zoo!" AND "April 2" in a purple paint splash on the bottorm it says 'Funded in part by visit Gainesville" and
*Registration opens at the end of February. Check back for ticket link.*
Pinspiration Gainesville is hosting a paint party at the zoo! You’ll trek behind the scenes of the zoo to create a work of art near our Galapagos tortoises, and have a meet and greet with one of our animal ambassadors during your session.
We have two different art experiences to choose from:
1 – Guided Canvas Painting
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$50 per person
An artist from Pinspiration Gainesville will walk you through painting your very own tortoise art piece on a canvas. (Exact image to come)
The guided painting session will last around 90 minutes, and all supplies are included.
2- Alcohol Ink Tiles
3 sessions between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$25 per person
Create 2 colorful, one of a kind ceramic tiles that can be used as an art piece or turned into a coaster. (Example image to come)
Each session will last around 30 minutes, and all supplies are included.
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
11:30 – 12:00 p.m.
Price includes the behind the scenes paint party experience with all supplies, zoo admission, and a meet and greet with an animal ambassador.
Space for each session is limited to 30 people max.
Additional information
*You may only register for one session.
*Please arrive at the ticket window least 15 minutes before your session to check in and trek to the back of the zoo. If you arrive more than 5 minutes after your session has started, it is not guaranteed you can complete the experience.
*The paint party will take place off the beaten path, under a tent outside, so please prepare and dress appropriately. Close-toed shoes and bug spray are recommended.
*Experiences are recommended for ages 10+
This event is funded in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County.


2 Apr 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$25 – $50
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Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo
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SF Teaching Zoo
3000 NW 83rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606 United States
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