Art Parties

Art Parties at the Evanston Art Center

Make your next special event an art-filled party! EAC offers unique, art-themed parties and events for children and adults.

For Children

Plan your child's next birthday party or special event party at EAC!

Size: Child Art Parties are for a maximum of 15 children and 5 adults. Parties take place in one room with a capacity of 20 people (that includes both adults + children). To use additional rooms at the Art Center, it is an additional $100 room rental fee (per room).

Age: While younger siblings are welcome to tag along, the majority of the children should be age 5 and older. No more than 15 children should be receiving art instruction per party.

EAC provides: space, art supplies, a teacher and instruction, and a teaching assistant. 

Parent provides: food, drink, plates, forks, birthday cake, birthday candles, etc. EAC will provide a table for the food and drink in the same classroom.

Party Times: Child Art Parties are held Saturday or Sunday from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Inquire with Director of Education or call 847-475-5300 about date availability.

Art Projects: Take a look at our available birthday projects.



Regular Art Party: $400 + $100 refundable deposit

Ceramics Art Party: $430 + $100 refundable deposit

Payment:  Deposit may be made as cash, check (payable to the Evanston Art Center, with a memo of Art Party and party date) or credit card. The Evanston Art Center accepts credit cards over the phone and in-person. Final payment must be made by credit card.

Deposit: A $100 deposit is required for all child Art Parties. This deposit is refunded in most cases, except for extreme instances when the agreed-upon terms in the contract have not been followed (i.e., more than 15 children in attendance, additional rooms or spaces used, damage is done to the facility or works of art on display).


Step 1: Contact Director of Education about date availability

Step 2: Return your signed contract, select your art activity, and pay a deposit to lock in date.

Step 3: Correspond with EAC staff to confirm party particulars.

Step 4: Show up for your Art Party!

For Adults

Art Parties for adults are unique, and pricing is on a case-by-case basis. Contact Evanston Art Center President and CEO or call 847-475-5300 for pricing and date availability.