BIRTHDAY PARTIES or GROUP SESSIONS FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Available Saturday Mornings, Sunday mornings or Sunday Afternoons, Please refer to the dropdown menu for available dates and time slots.
SATURDAY MORNING- 9:30 TO 11:30 SUNDAY MORNING- 10am-12pm
SUNDAY AFTERNOON- 2pm - 4pm
Parties are a minimum of $275 for up to 7 participants plus $25 each (for painting projects) or $30 each (for clay projects ) for additional participants with a maximum of 10 participants.
Clay projects Include materials, and firings with clear glazing by studio technicians. Picking up of projects is 2-3 weeks after the party, and is the responsibility of the party hosts.
Please click on our scroll down menu for available dates. Initial payments of $100 deposit reserves the date. Balance will be due the day of the party.
Each party is 2 hours long, 1.5 hours for art time and a half hour for food/cake and/or opening presents in the case of a birthday.
We have space for a maximum of 10 participants in total. Instruction and art materials are included. For ceramic projects, glazes and firings are also included with our studio technicians' clear glazing projects. Pieces will be ready for pick up 2- 3 weeks after the party to allow for drying, firings, and glazing. Pickup and distribution of clay artworks are the responsibility of the host parent.
Our parties are drop-off for attendees, however, there are benches outside our gallery and local coffee shops should parents want to socialize/stay nearby. Hosting parents are welcome to stay in the gallery for birthday parties. Food, plates, cups, utensils, and gift bags are not included and are the responsibility of the hosts.
After purchase please fill out our PARTY INFORMATION FORM with information including your preferred booking date, time slot, project preference, number and ages of attendees. Also, please let us know if there is a specific theme for the party. We would love to incorporate it!
Projects are available for pick up 2 to 3 weeks after the party.
Ceramic Animal Mugs or Bowl or Plate Whether a swan mug or doggy bowl, students will use the fundamentals of clay to create a functional ceramic piece. All works are created in porcelain clay and fired to high temperature with food-safe glazes.
Ceramic Animal Night Lantern Project
Super fun nightlight/lantern sculpture! Students will learn clay fundamentals using pinch pots as a starting point for shape and form exploration. Students can create a character or animal of their choice. After firing, our studio technicians will put in lights inside so they can stay on all night.
Ceramic Mirror Project
Students will explore texture, pattern, and colour to create a unique and functional piece of art! After firing, our studio technician will attach mirrors as well as a wire hanging mechanism for an easy installation.
Ceramic Mask or Cubist Portrait Project
Students will be learn how to create a decorative mask or portrait piece in clay! Students will incorporate slab building with shape exploration, texture and colour. After firing a wire hanging mechanism will be attached by our studio technicians.
PAINTING OR MIXED MEDIA PROJECTS
Projects go home the same day of the party.
Barbara Reid inspired Plasticine Relief
Explore the world of children's book illustrator Barbara Reid and others who use plasticine as their medium! Students will create a landscape scene while learning about colour blending, texture, and pattern as well as observation in shapes and proportions to create animals and insects.
Mixed Media Painting Project
Create a mixed media project in a variety of themes from Minecraft to Fable Forest. Students use pencil, paper, pastels and paint to explore texture and colour with fun pop up elements.
Mixed Media Portrait Project
Whether animal, human or monster, create a fun mixed media project. Students play with mixed media techniques including printmaking, painting, collage, collage, and more to create unique wall-hanging pieces.