Birthday Parties

For ages 5 to 12*
Saturdays 1:30-3:30 pm

This year throw a memorable, creative party featuring a 75-minute, hands-on art-making experience followed by 45 minutes for cake, refreshments, and presents. Each child creates and takes home a one-of-a-kind work of art and happy, creative memories. There are many popular themes available. We’ll work with you on the party theme and specific activities for your special group.

[Printable birthday party brochure.]

The Art Center Provides

  • The artist-instructor
  • All materials
  • A clever activity with professional teaching
  • Supervision for the first 75 minutes

You Provide

  • Kids dressed for a mess
  • Party refreshments, cake, decorations, presents
  • Supervision for the last 45 minutes of the party

For maximum art-making fun, children should be dressed for a mess! The Art Center uses high-quality water-based materials, some of which may stain clothing. Wear older clothing that can get messy. Idea: As a fun pre-party activity, let the birthday child make art party cover-up for his or her friends by decorating old shirts, pillow cases or white T-shirts and adding guests’ names.

Party Fees

  • 1 – 10 Participants: $250 Members / $275 Non-members
  • 11 – 20 Participants: $25 per person
  • Extra charge for parties longer than 2 hours or larger than 20 participants.
  • Full payment due when the party is booked. Note: This is not a peanut-free facility

To Make Your Party Plans, Contact Us

*If you are interested in a party for an age not in this range, contact Nicole to talk about what we can do!

Birthday Party Themes

Ages 5-7

Marvelous Masks and Magical Hats!

Come create a birthday disguise! This birthday fun includes making a hat and mask with glitter, markers, paper, feathers, and other wacky mediums. Parents won’t know who’s masquerading under this creative camouflage!

Unicorns! Dragons! Fantastic Creatures!

If you love unicorns, then this is the party for you! Unicorns are magical beings loved for their innocence and magical powers. Come make a painting using all the colors of the rainbow. Imagine the fun everyone will have with these beautiful fantastic creations!

Many Ways to Paint!

There are many fun and interesting ways to paint. For this birthday project, you will paint with string, tissue paper, coffee filters, soap, straws, sponges and your fingers. The sky is the limit with your creativity and these interesting materials!

Cool Cats & Crazy Critters!

Let’s look at paintings and illustrations of some familiar animals. Warm and cool color schemes light the way. Using these images as inspiration, we will then draw, paint, and collage our own favorite cats, dogs, and other pet portraits.

Underwater World!

Do you like sea creatures and plant life? This birthday treat includes creating your own underwater world using painting, drawing and collage materials. You can also make your own artistic aquarium!

Ages 8-9

Masters of the Art Universe!

Come learn about and create art like the Masters. Vincent Van Gogh, Georges Seurat, Salvador Dali and Henri Matisse are just a few of greats that birthday guests may learn about. Take cues from their style or create your own and become a “Master” yourself.

Toons and Tales!

Would it be fun to create your own comic characters? Make birthday memories and learn how to draw caricatures of your family or friends and develop your own cartoon characters. Have fun and create a funny cartoon story with characters you’ve designed.

Party with Paint!

If you love color and the happy mess of painting, celebrate your birthday with your choice of waterbased, tempera or acrylic paints, learning real art techniques to build your artistic skills. Everyone takes home a masterpiece.

Jewelry Making!

Bracelets, rings or earrings will be made during this birthday bash! Using an assortment of beads, wire and findings, you’ll create your own beautiful jewelry. The only requirement is that you bring your fashion sense and creativity.

Picasso – Drawing to Painting!

Have you seen some of the wacky portraits by Pablo Picasso? This is your chance to create a vivid original masterpiece by learning some simple drawing and painting techniques inspired by Picasso and his unique perspective on life.

Ages 10-12

Mod Squad Art Big & Bold!

Make art like the“Mod Squad.” Looking at art by Georgia O’Keefe, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Faith Ringgold, Roy Lichtenstein or other modern artists, find inspiration and ideas to make your own big, bold, beautiful art!

Comic Cartooning Crack-up!

Do you love the Whimpy Kid books? Like to doodle? Spend your birthday with a cartoon artist and learn how to design characters. Celebrate with your best buddies and have epic fun creating your own comic strips.

Expressive Painting!

Working in the birthday child’s favorite medium (watercolors, oil pastels, tempera paints or acrylics), your group can learn and have fun painting like professional artists.

Fashion Frenzy!

Would you like a birthday of pure fashionista fun? Using imagination and style savvy, you and your friends will have a blast designing and creating fabulous one-of-a-kind jewelry and accessories during this birthday bash!

Printmaking Pizzazz!

Spend your special day creating a whole collection of artwork. Have fun learning about texture,crazy different printmaking methods and create a masterpiece to multiply. There will be lots and lots of art to show off after this party

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