Celebrate your Birthday at the Douglas Family Art Centre!

Invite your friends and family for a one-of-a-kind party at the Art Centre and enjoy a creative, hands-on art activity.  Birthday celebrations include a tour of the galleries, and a personalized art activity based on your child’s interests. Children may also make their own party hats or birthday crowns using a variety of craft supplies!

As with all of our rentals, birthday parties are subject to availability of space and our instructors.  Please give us as much advanced notice as possible when requesting to book a birthday party.


Time: 2 hours per party, which includes a fun, interactive guided tour of the galleries and a hands-on art-making activity in the studio.

Set-up: Minimum 1 hour of access to the room prior to the party for set-up and decoration.  Please let us know if you require additional time.

Clean-up: The room must be cleaned up and all decorations removed within 1 hour after the end of the party.

Resources: We supply all of the art materials! You provide the decorations, plates, cutlery, cups, napkins, cake, food, and drinks.

Cost: $300 +HST. A $150 (50%) nonrefundable deposit is required on booking. This fee includes up to 10 children (ages 5 to 14 years) and 3-5 adults. One adult supervisor is required for every 4 children. Additional children can be accommodated at a cost of $25 +HST per child. The balance of the fee is due on the day of the birthday party.

Birthday parties for adults and older teens are available upon request.  Cost may vary.

Download our custom birthday party invitations!

For booking and inquiries, please fill out the form below, or contact:
Shelby Smith, Art Centre Programmer
[email protected] 

Birthday Party Request
Request a private birthday party at the Douglas Family Art Centre by filling out this form.

Contact Person

The adult in-charge of organizing the birthday party for the child.
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Birthday Kid

Who's birthday is it? How old will they be?

Art Activity

Please provide more information on the type of art activity you would like to have at the birthday party.
i.e., painting, drawing, collage, mixed media.
What subject is your child interested in for their art activity? i.e., a video games, superheroes, cats, dogs, monster trucks, fairytales, etc.
Estimate the number of children that will be attending the party.
i.e., eight children ages 6-8, one 3-year old, and one teenager (age 15).

Requested Dates & Times

Please list your preferred date and time for the party, as well as a few alternatives in case your first choice is not available. Birthday parties are typically 2 hours long.
i.e., Saturday, September 17 @ 2-4pm.


Did you know?

In 1916 Kenora produced the most flour of any city in Canada. Between the Lake of the Woods Milling Company in Keewatin and the Maple Leaf Milling in Kenora they produced 13,000 barrels of flour a day