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All parties will take place at the NEW Galena ARC building: 11084 US HWY 20W

 

YOUTH PAINTING PARTY

Bring 8-20 of your favorite people together to celebrate your birthday or other special occasion (scout troops, 4H groups) with a guided painting party at the Galena ARC!

 

$120 minimum charge--covers up to 8 painters; $15 for each additional painter

Maximum 20 painting guests 

A $25 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your party date (deposit will go towards the overall party cost). Balance is due on the day of the party: exact cash (I cannot make change) or checks accepted (made out to the Galena ARC).

 

Party particulars:

  • 2 hours of guided painting.

  • 8x10 canvases and painting supplies included.

  • Painting instructor is Liz Larson.

  • Party dates subject to availability.

  • Birthday person can dictate the subject matter. Choose from the gallery selection on this page or I can create a new painting. (Need to know painting subject 2 weeks in advance so the sample can be created.)

  • Art room is available for up to 1 hour after the painting is complete for presents and cake.

  • You can bring cake, ice cream, plates, utensils, napkins, and room/table decorations etc. Refrigerator/freezer available for use if needed.

 

YOUTH STRING ART PARTY

*Best if children are ages 9 and up

Paint or stain a 5 x 7-inch plaque, choose a pattern (or create your own), grab a hammer and nails and let the fun begin!

FEE: $30 per person

8 person minimum
   (you can have less but the cost will still be $240)

20 person maximum

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your party date (deposit will go towards the overall party cost). Balance is due on the day of the party: exact cash (I cannot make change) or checks accepted (made out to the Galena ARC).

 

  • Party particulars:

  • 2.5 hours for art project.

  • 5 x 7-inch Basswood Plaque.

  • Each participant can choose a pattern or create their own.

  • Instructor is Liz Larson.

  • Party dates subject to availability.

  • Art room is available for up to 1 hour after the painting is complete for presents and cake.

  • You can bring cake, ice cream, plates, utensils, napkins, and room/table decorations etc. Refrigerator/freezer available for use if needed.

 

ADULT STRING ART PARTY

Paint or stain an 8 x 10-inch plaque, choose a pattern (or create your own), grab a hammer and nails and let the fun begin!

FEE: $40 per person

6 person minimum
   (you can have less but the cost will still be $240)

20 person maximum

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your party date (deposit will go towards the overall party cost). Balance is due on the day of the party: exact cash (I cannot make change) or checks accepted (made out to the Galena ARC).

 

  • Party particulars:

  • 3 hours.

  • 8 x 10 Basswood Plaque.

  • Each participant can choose a pattern or create their own.

  • Instructor is Liz Larson.

  • Party dates subject to availability.

  • BYOB and bring in your own food options.

ADULT WOODBURNING PARTY

Woodburning (also known as pyrography) is the craft of touching wood with a heated poker to produce decorative burn marks, achieving a large range of decorative effects. Choose a wooden bowl, plate, or plaque to burn your design into, embellish with acrylic paint and then seal for a lasting finish.

 

FEE: $40 per person

6 person minimum
   (you can have less but the cost will still be $240)

12 person maximum

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your party date (deposit will go towards the overall party cost). Balance is due on the day of the party: exact cash (I cannot make change) or checks accepted (made out to the Galena ARC).

 

Party particulars:

  • 3 hours.

  • Choose a wooden bowl, plate, or plaque (supplied).

  • Each participant can choose a pattern or create their own.

  • Instructor is Liz Larson.

  • Party dates subject to availability.

  • BYOB and bring in your own food options.

ADULT PAINTING PARTY

Unleash your creative spirit with an inspiring night out with friends/family where you can relax and share a fun experience at the Galena ARC. No previous art-making experience is necessary.

 

FEE: $40 per person

6 person minimum
   (you can have less but the cost will still be $240)

20 person maximum

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your party date (deposit will go towards the overall party cost). Balance is due on the day of the party: exact cash (I cannot make change) or checks accepted (made out to the Galena ARC).

 

Party particulars:

  • 3 hours of guided painting.

  • 16 x 20 canvases and all other art supplies included.

  • Painting instructor is Liz Larson.

  • Party dates subject to availability.

  • BYOB and bring in your own food options.

  • Party organizer can dictate the subject matter. (Need to know painting subject at least 2 weeks in advance so the sample can be created.)

Click on gallery to view full images.

Questions on Painting Parties? Contact:

Liz Larson, Art Program Director

artdirector@galenaarc.org

Galena ARC

11084 W US HWY 20

Galena, IL 61036

 

office@galenaarc.org

815.777.2248

Office Hours

Mon - Fri  8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 

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