Muse Paintbar, Lynnfield
Standout qualities: What a great way to spend a birthday, bachelorette party, or break from the usual drinks out. There are thousands of paintings to choose from, or commission something more personal.
What’s unique: Muse donates 5 percent of profits to local causes and hosts painting fundraisers.
Fun fact: They will set the mood with fun music playlists, or you can bring your own. Cater your own event, or order from the restaurant.
1130 Market St., Lynnfield, 781-691-6300, musepaintbar.com
Wicked Art Bar, Beverly
Standout qualities: You too can paint with simple instructions and liquid muse in a glass at Wicked Art Bar. Beverly’s paint-and-sip studio has long been a North Shore favorite for painting your own masterpiece while snacking, sipping, and hanging out with friends.
What’s unique: Offerings have expanded. Book a special private Terrarium Party and discover the secrets of making restful plants-in-a-bottle as personal home decor.
95 Rantoul St., Beverly, 978-998-4221, wickedartbar.com