1. When was Art School 99 founded?
Art School 99 was founded in Allston, MA n 2009 by Alexandra Rozenman.
2. Where is it?
Art School 99 is located in Somerville, MA, close to Union Square.
3. Is there a place to park?
Yes - huge parking lot - no problem
4. Can you get there by public transportation?
6 buses stop close to the school: CT2, 86, 88, 80 and 90. It is 15 minutes walk from Sullivan Square Station and it is about $4 on UBER from Harvard Square.
5. When is it open?
6. How much is a class?
One Adult 2 or 2.5 hours long group lesson is $50 with materials
One private lesson is $75 per lesson
Classes come in packages of 3 = 150, 5 = 250 and 10 = 450
A pack of 10 saves you $50
Art materials are free for new students who buy a package
7. What is your refund policy?
If you purchase a package of 3, 5 or 10 classes and have to interrupt your semester because of the emergency situation you will be reimbursed by 50% of what is left OR you can keep the credit and apply it to the classes later. We understand that things happen but if you compare us to any other art school in town you will see that they do not reimburse after one week into the class.
If you purchased your Art class on CourseHorse, then their Refund & Cancellation policy applies to your purchase. If you are entitled to a refund, or have any questions, please visit the site in Boston and contact their customer service team.
8. Are art materials included in the price? Yes if you buy a package of 10.
Otherwise, you can pay $5 per lesson and it will cover everything up to canvases 18" wide
9. Do you have canvases for sale in the school?
Yes. From 8x10" to 24x36"
10. How young do you have to be to join an adult art class?
Fifteen if you are serious.
11. How old do you have to be to start art lessons?
At least 5 and it is better to do it in a big group.
12. Do you do Paint Nights?
Our workshops are similar to that, but a bit more artistic and serious. Results are better.
However, if you want a birthday party in our space we will be happy to do it for you!
We teach groups of friends to discover their artistic voices while enjoying each other’s company. We can create an art style/movement-based workshop, just for you and your guests. Guests have the choice between painting one piece together or painting individual pieces. You are welcome to bring your own wine.
12. How many people fit into your space?
Not more than ten , but we can come to you.
13. Are you on Yelp?
14. Which languages do you speak?
English and Russian. I do not have Russian only group, but will be happy to open one if you have 4 students or more
I celebrated my 40th birthday in Art School 99 with my 10 best friends! We painted one big painting together! It was fun and came out so good that now is a part of my living room. I know this is something I will always treasure.
- Jessica K.