Classes & Programs

Arty Party

We supply the ARTy and you supply the Party!

From pre-school kids to adults, the Madden Arts Center is the place to have a party if you love art!  We provide a quality art teacher and an hour-long art project in the Studio and you provide the cake, balloons, games and all the rest.  Package prices vary depending on materials and number of guests (see packages below).  

Please call to confirm date availability before completing a contract or for more information - 217-423-3189.

(Download the Arty Party Contract at the bottom of this page.)

Standard (Saturday) Arty Parties:

  • Standard Arty Parties are scheduled between 11am-1pm on Saturdays.
  • All activity, including set up and clean up, must be completed within regular Madden Arts Center Saturday hours (10 am-2 pm)

Off-Hour/Extended Arty Parties:

  • Parties may be scheduled during off hours, contingent on finding a building attendant during that time.
  • Set up and clean up must be completed within the contracted time on the date of the party.
  • Price of an Off-Hour/Extended Arty Party equals the package cost plus $15 per contracted hour (minimum $30) 


Here are some examples for arty party themes, but you can come up with specific projects to suit your needs!

  • Safari - Draw or make sculptures of animals
  • Princess - Make tiaras
  • Superhero - Draw and paint comic book characters
  • Rhythm games and instrument-making for musicians
  • Wearable shoes and clothing with fabric paints and techniques
  • Improv and performance activities for the budding actor

Arty Party Packages 

(Prices vary depending on the cost of materials.)
Two hours, with one hour of art instruction from a teacher, and an hour for games, cake, gift opening etc. Projects can be tailored to suit specific interests.

Arty Package One - $125.00 for up to 15 students / $5.00  per each additional guest.  
Choose one of the following:

  • Painting – tempera, watercolor
  • Drawing
  • Oil pastel
  • Colored pencil
  • Markers
  • Collage
  • Paper mask making
  • Finger painting and play dough (preschool)

Arty Package Two - $150.00 for up to 15 kids / $7.00 per each additional guest.  
Choose one of the following:

  • Air drying clay
  • Acrylic paint on quality art paper
  • Fabric painting (does not include T-shirts or items to paint on)

Arty Package Three - $200.00 for up to 15 students / $12.00 per each additional guest.

  • Sculpey polymer clay (for small figure and jewelry making and eraser clay making)
  • Acrylic paint on canvas

 



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