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My kids love art and they love parties, so I have always found an art party is to be a total winner. This post is all about amazing art party ideas to help you plan your next event.
What I love about this art theme is that it’s colorful, fun for kids, and genderless. Girls and boys can get into an art party without any silly gender stereotypes. T s super easy to plan since anything colorful can be part of the decorations or food. It is also a theme that has so many different activities built-in. Whether you want to paint, draw or craft, it all fits right in!
Also, an art party is super easy to plan since anything colorful can be part of the decorations or food. Choosing activities for your guests is also super simple, all you need a little paint, a canvas and you are done!
Before we get to the list, be sure to check out our free art party invitations, art party printables, and art party favor boxes.
Begin your party planning by getting an Art themed invitation. No need to worry, we already created one for you! Our invitation template is customizable and FREE!
Decorate your space with our free Art Party themed printables. It includes party banners, cupcake wrappers, cupcake toppers, and more! These are available for download in our freebie library.
If you have a lot of time to do some DIY beret hat, we have a free pattern for you. Forget about party hats and let your little artist guest wear this instead.
If you don't want the kids to use any form of paint since it can be a little bit messy, you can opt for a coloring page activity for the kids. Prepare some colored pencils and crayons for them to use and download our FREE Art coloring pages.
These cute art party cups from Etsy are a cute way to make your decor functional.
Another way to decorate your space to make it more colorful is to add some garland. Check out this cute and easy rainbow fan garland tutorial to create one.
For the snack/treat bar, prepare some colorful candies and put them inside a container according to their color. This will make a cute and colorful accent to your food table.
Another snack to prepare is this Rice Krispies dipped with colored chocolate to serve as a paint brush. Don't forget to put popsicle sticks so kids can grab the snack easier.
This colorful jello cup dessert is a perfect addition for an Art Party since it's cute and colorful. Kids will definitely love this.
If you prefer some healthy snack, then go for this Rainbow Fruit Kebabs. The color of the fruits complements with each other which makes it look artsy!
If you want to be fancier, you can create a colorful macaron tower! This can even serve as your cake if you don't prefer to serve the traditional one.
These cute paint palette cookies must definitely be part of your party food. It just speaks a lot about Art!
Another cool idea to make is this colorful cake pops with a real paintbrush as a handle. Kids will surely love this treat.
Here's a simple but adorable Art themed party cake design you can get inspiration from. The paint splat fondant is super cute!
This cute handmade art party fondant topper is the perfect way to turn a grocery store cake into a professional looking creation.
If you want to organize some activities for the kids to do at your Art Party, a painting activity must be on top of your priority! Prepare some plain canvass or paper, paintbrushes, and washable paint. Let the kids express themselves through art.
Another fun activity is to let the kids try decorating their own cupcakes. Get some round plastic paint palette to hold your cupcake and toppings. You can also make this as a cupcake decorating contest/game.
If you plan to give some freebies, I recommend giving the kids a pack of art materials they can use at home. That way, you can help to hone their artistic potentials even after the party.
For the treats, make sure to download our Free Art Party Favor Box template so you can create this cute and customizable favor box.
There you have it. I hope my freebies and this list will help you start planning your Art themed party for your child. Be sure to check out our freebie library to download all of our free art party supplies.