CAL Kids’ Birthday pARTies

Party in Style while keeping things Simple!

Look no further than Columbia Art League for your child’s next birthday pARTy!

  • For kids who love art and parents who love having the mess somewhere else!
  • Kids get to explore paintings, sculpture and more by local artists in the CAL gallery and create their own art in the studio.
  • For Birthday Boys and Girls Ages 4-10.
  • Groups of up to 10 kids. Parents of guests are welcome to stay for the pARTy, browse artworks in our adjacent gallery, or take advantage of free time at nearby 9th street shops and restaurants.
  • Birthday pARTies are available to be scheduled Saturday afternoons with a minimum of 4 weeks advance notice.
  • $250.00 pARTy package includes teacher-guided art activities, favor goody bags, decorations, and use of space for total of 1.5 hours. Parents are asked to bring their own birthday refreshments.
  • A 50% deposit ($125.00) is required to reserve the space and full payment is due the day of the party.
  • Choose from one of CAL’s pARTy themes listed below or request a tailored art project and theme that best reflects your child’s interests.
  • Please complete the Birthday pARTy Request form >>
  • Education Director Karen Shortt-Stout will be happy to meet with you in advance to plan your party, or handle arrangements over the telephone or via email if you prefer. Contact Karen at 573-443-8838 or Karen.

pARTy themes!

  • Friendship – Kids create and decorate friendship-themed “Treasure” boxes, picture frames, and art trading cards to share or keep for themselves.
  • Story Book Art – Ideas and images in fun and favorite children’s books inspire kids’ art projects.
  • Painting Pictures – Birthday pARTygoers celebrate color and scale in paintings large and small.
  • Mixed Media Magic – Kids explore all sorts of art, craft, and everyday materials and mix it all up to make magical masterpieces!

*Art activities for all themes can include teacher-guided gallery scavenger hunts and birthday card-making for guests to create for the guest of honor.