Birthday Parties

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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.

2022 booking schedule for our Birthday Party programs is now full. Please check back in the new year for more booking availability.

Please Note:

  1. A minimum of 30 days advanced booking and pre-payment is required for all Birthday Party Packages to ensure instructor availability and materials.
  2. Adult Supervision is required for all programs, with a minimum of one individual over the age of 18 remaining with the group at all times.
  3. Parents/Guardians are responsible for decorations, presents, refreshments, cutlery, etc.
  4. Parents/Guardians are responsible for returning the facilities clean and in good repair.
  5. 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.

Step 1: Choose your Birthday Party Workshop

Monster Portraits: In this monstrously cool workshop, you’ll create one-of-a-kind monster mashups, then bring your monsters to life with a painted portrait or clay pinch-pot sculpture.

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

Custom Theme/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.

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

Option 1 – In-Person:

Cost: $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.
  • 2hr for programming led by an AGP art instructor.
    • Programs include a guided art activity in the AGP studio, plus all materials needed for the activity. We can also include a tour of our Current Exhibitions.
  • 30mins for use of the AGP studio space for presents and refreshments.

Option 2 – Virtual:

Cost: $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.

Step 3: Book your Birthday Party or request more information, by contacting:

Andrew Ihamaki
Education Programming Coordinator
705-743-9179 ext. 2025

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is OPEN Wednesday to Sunday, 11 am - 5 pm. Admission is FREE!

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