Have an amazing art-filled birthday party at The NIC! A birthday party includes three options: Birthday Bash (ages 2-15), Birthday pARTy (ages 4-12), or Birthday Partay/Art Night Out (ages 18+).

See below for more information.  Or use these links for the most detailed information about the amazing birthday party options for all ages!


BIRTHDAY BASH

The Birthday Bash includes:

  • Use of the party room (Discovery Center) for 2 hours (includes clean-up time)
  • Hands-on art experiences in the Discovery Center

Price: 

  • Up to 10 guests: Members $95.00; non-members $120.00
  • Up to 20 guests: Members $130.00; non-members $155.00

BIRTHDAY PARTY: 

The Birthday pARTy includes:

  • Art project led by the art instructor
  • Interactive art project led by an art instructor
  • Rent the Discovery Center for 2 hours (includes clean up time)
  • Complimentary refreshments (lemonade, ice water)

Price: 

  • Up to 10 guests: Members $175.00; non-members $200.00
  • Up to 20 guests: Members $ 220.00; non-members $245.00

BIRTHDAY PARTAY: 

Birthday Partay/Art Night Out:

  • Art project led by the art instructor
  • Tour of the galleries and Complimentary refreshments (lemonade, ice water) or BYOB!
  • Projects are customized based on request and cost of material.
  • Projects may include ceramics, painting, mixed media, messy art, and more.

Price (must have at least 5 people): 

  • Per Person: Members $15.00; non-members $20.00

Reservation Information: 

  • Birthday Bash and Birthday pARTy:
    • A 50% deposit of the party fee is required to reserve a party date
  • Birthday Partay/ Art Night Out:
    • $50.00 deposit is required to reserve a party date
  • ALL RESERVATIONS
    • The balance of the fee must be paid by the day before the party
    • Please make all reservations at least three weeks in advance
    • Dress for art making!
  • Cancellation Policy:
    • No deposits will be refunded for cancellations made less than five business days prior to the party date. In case of an emergency, the party may be rescheduled. A $20.00 administrative fee will be deducted from all cancellations.

Time(s): 

  • Birthday pARTy: Saturdays from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM.
  • Birthday Bash: Saturdays from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Sundays from 12:30-2pm.

Birthday pARTy Projects: 

Messy Art: Explore basic art concepts while creating spontaneous art:

Splash and Splatter ( summer project only)

 Clay Fun: Let your imagination run wild when you create a mischievous monster or a playful animal:

  • Silly Monsters
  • Clay Animals

Mask Making: Express your unique personality by decorating your own festive mask!

Princess Party: Be a princess by creating a princess mirror or a princess doll!

Movie Mania: Create art inspired by your favorite movie character:

  • Lego Figure Collage
  • Hand printed Star Wars Characters
  • Clay Olaf
  • Paint a character from Frozen (Olaf, Elsa or Anna)

Things you need to know:

The NIC provides:

  • two hours in the Discovery Center
  • art project lead by our enthusiastic professionals
  • materials for the art project
  • FUN!

You provide:

  • one chaperone per every 5 children- there is no charge for chaperones
  • cake and refreshments - refrigeration is available depending on the size of the cake
  • paper plates, napkins, table cloths and utensils
  • decorations if desired
  • clean-up after festivities

Cancellation Policy: No deposits will be refunded for cancellations made less than five business days prior to the party. In case of emergency, the party can be rescheduled. A $20 administrative fee will be deducted from all cancellations.

For reservations contact the Curator of Education, Zhanna Gallegos,  at 307-235-5247 or zgallegos@thenic.org