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: Parties take place in one room with a capacity of 15 people (that includes both adults + children). To use additional rooms at the Art Center, it is an additional $150 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 13 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 between 1:30pm-3:30pm. Facility use for 1.5 hours (Regular Art Party), with 15 minutes before and after for set-up and clean-up. Facility use for 2 hours (Ceramics Art Party), with 15 minutes before and after for set-up and clean-up. Inquire with Ellie Hazlett, [email protected], or call 847-475-5300 about date availability.

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



Regular Art Party: $325 + $100 refundable deposit 

Ceramics Art Party: $375 + $100 refundable deposit

Payment:  First payment 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 refundable damages deposit + 50% of the total is required to hold the date for all child Art Parties.

The $100 refundable 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 people in attendance, additional rooms or spaces used, damage is done to the facility or works of art on display).


Step 1: Contact Ellie Hazlett, Director of Education, at [email protected] or call 847-475-5300 about date availability

Step 2: Select your art activity, return your signed contract, 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 Paula Danoff, Evanston Art Center President and CEO at [email protected] or call 847-475-5300 for pricing and date availability.