Birthday Parties

AGP logo with balloons that spell out "Birthdays" with multi-colour graffiti falling in the background

Celebrate your child’s next birthday with

the Art Gallery of Peterborough!

It can be a challenge to find unique and fun ways to celebrate your child’s birthday, but the AGP has come up with several fun ways to celebrate together! Birthday packages from the AGP are guided by an AGP art instructor and include materials, as well as both in-person and virtual options. Please read below for more information.

Step 1: Choose your Birthday Party Workshop

Monster Portraits: Create one-of-a-kind monster mashups and clay pinch-pot monsters in this fun, monster-themed workshop.

Brilliant Watercolours: Create one-of-kind marbled paper and wax-resistance watercolour masterpieces, in this vibrant workshop where colour is key.

Custom Workshop: We can work with you to developed a workshop that caters to the interests of the party-goers to meet a specific theme of your choosing.

Advanced booking is required for all birthday party packages [1]

Step 2: Choose “In-Person” or “Virtual” Workshop Options

Option 1 – In-Person at the AGP:


$175 for up to 8 children ($10 per child after that, to a maximum of 12).
AGP members get 10% off.

What’s included?

  • 30 minute access to the studio, prior to the start of the program for decorations [3]
  • 1hr and 15 minutes for programming led by an AGP art instructor
    • Programs include a tour of our Current Exhibitions and/or a guided art activity in the AGP studio, plus all materials needed for the activity.
  • 1hr and 15 minutes for private use of the AGP studio space for presents and refreshments [4] [5]

Option 2 – Virtual Art Party with the AGP:


$150 for up to 8 children ($10 per child after that, to a maximum of 12).
AGP members get 10% off.

What’s included?

  • 1hr guided art activity led by an AGP art instructor
  • Activity kits for each participant, which includes all the essential materials needed for the activity [6]

Step 3: Contact us for more information or to book

To book your birthday party, or to request more information, please contact:

Andrew Ihamaki
Education Programming Coordinator
Art Gallery of Peterborough

Please Note:

  1. Advance booking and pre-payment is required for all Birthday Party Packages.
    • “Monster Portraits” and Brilliant Watercolours” require a minimum 2 weeks advanced booking
    • “Custom” workshop options require a minimum of 1-month advance booking to ensure instructor availability and materials.
  2. Adult Supervision is required for all participants in both in-person and virtual workshops.
  3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for providing all decorations and set-up
  4. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all presents, refreshments (cake, drinks, etc.), cups, plates, cutlery and/or any additional party favours.
  5. Parents/Guardians are responsible for returning the facilities clean and in good repair.
  6. For Virtual Workshops:
    • Parents/guardians are responsible for pick-up and distribution of the kits
    • A dedicated space to make art is required, as some activities may be messy
    • Parents/Guardians to supply basic household materials such as scissors, stapler, rulers, etc. as needed.


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