Frequently Asked Questions


How We Roll

Our Paint & Sip Process

Canvas Corks and Forks is committed to showing our guests the most amazing paint & sip experience ever. Our paint & sip parties are the best around and we have paint and sip locations in Schenectady, NY.  Our paint and sip artisits are also super creative, excellent teachers, and a ton of fun to hang out with!

Have Questions?

No biggie, we have the answers! Below are some of our more frequent questions we receive, so we thought it would be helpful to get you ahead of the game!

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us and one of our friendly artists will be happy to assist you.

Hope to see you soon!


Art studio attire?

We do provide guests with cool aprons, but SPLAT HAPPENS!!   Dressed in a head to toe white ensemble is not suggested!!!

Can I rent your studio?

SURE!!!  Both of our studios are a perfect place for you to hold any event, with or without art instruction!! We provide a private party menu of appetizers & salads in addition to our Signature Mac N’ Cheese Bar! Super fun for Bachelorette, Bridal/Baby Showers, Family Re-Unions, Rehearsal Dinners, Anniversary, Corporate Team Builders or Birthday Events!

Can someone attend a class without pre-registering?

We recommend pre-registering for classes through our website class calendar to guarantee your seat!! Walk-ins are welcome with a $2 walk in fee and is subject to availability.

Cancellations and refunds?

We do not offer refunds.  With 48 hour notice of cancellation you will receive a credit towards a future public class.  If you do not show up for the event, you will not receive a credit. Unfortunately, we have come to this policy as our previous policy of offering refunds was consistently abused: Reserving seats in a class, where the guest does not attend or short notice prevents us from re-selling the seat is not refundable.  SIDE NOTE – Offering a credit to our customers in the event of a cancellation is beyond what is offered at any other ticketing facility!  Concert Halls, Music Venues, Theaters or even Movie theaters do not offer this courtesy, you purchase a ticket, there are no refunds, exchanges or credits.

Do I need experience painting?

So, you’ve never painted before??? No WORRIES!! 90% of our guests never have or at least not since grade school!! Our paintings are well thought out and planned by professional artists and teachers to guide you step by step to create your very own beautiful painting to take home! You will not believe how relaxing, fun and easy it is!  We are always so proud of our guests who explore their hidden creative talents to their very own surprise! Okay, OK! The Wine DOES help…. a little:)  The painting is only a % of the total PAINT, SIP, EAT experience!!!

How old do guests need to be?

We recommend a minimum age of 6/7 years old to paint with us, although the majority of our evening classes are designed for adults, we do offer “Family Friendly” classes on Sunday.  Children Birthday Parties are offered on Saturday 11:00-12:30pm or 1:30-3:00pm.

  • You do not have to be 21 to attend classes but 18 is suggested for Friday & Saturday Evening classes.
  • CC&F does reserve the right to remove a child guest from an adult class.
  • Guests MUST be 21 to purchase alcohol.
  • No outside drinks are permitted.
Is CC&F BYOB (bring your own booze)?

We are NOT a BYOB studio, so leave the box of Moscato home:)  We proudly offer a huge selection of

  • Homemade Seasonal Sangrias.. Strawberry, Peach, Citrus Mint Champagne, Apple Cider, Red Cinnamon!!
  • Wolf Hollow Craft Draft Beer
  • Not Your Father Root Beer… Make it a float w/ Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Wines by the glass…Riesling, Red Zepplin Blush, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Asti Moscato, Prosecco, Mimosa, Cabernet, Malbec, Pinot Noir.
  • Don’t forget about our WINE ICE CREAM!!!  Chocolate Cabernet, Strawberry Sparkling, Cherry Merlot, Peach White Zinfandel, Red Raspberry Chardonnay! Complementary samples to our birthday & bride guests!
  • Signature Spirited Cocktails:  CC&F Slammer w/ Amaretto, Monet-Ritas, Peachie Picasso, Strawberry Dali, Cezanne Sunset in a Glass,  Warhol Watermelon Basil Infused Vodka Cocktail,  Choco Vino-Tini, Coconut Dream-Tini!!!
  • We also offer a selection of N/A drinks… Root Beer or Orange Creamsicle Old Fashion Floats, Organic Lemonades, Apple Cider, Coke, Diet Coke & Bottled Water.
  • You are always welcome to start a tab with your credit card ($10 minimum) or pay cash as you go…..
What types of painting classes does CC&F offer?

Lots of Variety!! We offer 11″ x 14″ or 16″ x 20″ stretched canvas classes.

  • Paint Your Pet Classes, where you email in a picture of your pet to be pre-sketched onto a canvas & join us to paint along with guided instruction.  Seriously, these turn our AMAZING!!!
  • Wine Glass Painting & More!  Also offer, Margarita Glasses, Stemless wine glasses, Pint Glasses, Mason Jar Mugs & Martini Glass Paints!!
  • Couples/Bestie Classes, where each guest receives one canvas to paint, that when joined becomes one!!
  • Mommy & Me Classes, where mom & child collaborate on one canvas to create a family treasure & memory!


Schenectady, NY
402 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

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