Toronto Zoo Events Calendar

Brush with Nature – Virtual Paint Party!
Thursday, August 6 - Rainbow Rhino

7:30pm to 9:30pm (painting begins at 8:00pm)

Looking for a creative and engaging outlet? Unleash your inner artist to transform a blank canvas into a nature-inspired masterpiece, while our artist hosts your workshop live from one of the exhibits at the Toronto Zoo! Our experienced artist will guide your team step-by-step through the process of creating your very own painting from the comfort of your own home. Brush with Nature is ideal for painters of all skill levels – no experience necessary! 

Price: $20 per member and $25 per non-member

Location: Zoom

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What’s included?

  • Virtual animal encounter with a member of our Outreach & Discovery team
  • A special Keeper talk with one of the Toronto Zoo’s Wildlife Care staff
  • A unique link to the private painting workshop hosted on Zoom
  • 1.5 hours of painting instruction from our experienced artist
  • A coupon for 10% off Toronto Zoo admission to be redeemed on your next timed-entry visit


Materials needed:

  • A canvas. Any size works, depending on how large you would like your masterpiece to be! Our artist will be using a 16” x 20” canvas.
  • Paint! You will need red, yellow, blue, black and white paint. Our artist will teach us how to mix the perfect colours. Acrylic paint works best, but anything will do!
  • Paint Brushes - 1 medium flat brush (1 inch wide), 1 small round-tipped brush, and 1 tiny detail brush
  • A cup for water, a plate for mixing your paint colours, and paper towel for drying your brushes
  • Apron or painting clothes – things might get messy!

Rainbow Rhino Painting Brush With Nature Logo

*Please note all events subject to change without notice.