ArtJamz, currently located at 1742 Connecticut Avenue NW, is gearing up for a move. But donâ€™t worry, itâ€™s only sliding a few doors down.
The freestyle paint party business signed a lease in December for the location of the former Kulturaâ€™s bookstore (1728 Connecticut Avenue NW) and plans to open there in March.
â€śWe are staying in the neighborhood, which we are so psyched about,â€ť said Michael Clements, the owner of ArtJamz, whose official title is â€śchief creative enabler.â€ť
Clements is currently working on building out the new split-level space, and has big plans to expand ArtJamzâ€™s offerings. In addition to holding its usual studio-based creative times, ArtJamz will also offer crowd-sourced art classes.
â€śAnyone who wants to teach a class can go onto the website and propose a class,â€ť explains Clements. â€śIf they reach the tipping point, they can teach it.”
Clements plans to host these classes on the top level of the new space, and have the ArtJamz studio on the bottom level.
ArtJamz will stay open at its current location through the end of February. Although the exact date of the new locationâ€™s opening has not been set, Clements says, â€śWeâ€™ll try not to skip a beat.â€ť