The Arts

Want to have fun with painting, sculpting? Like music & dance? Check out these party places!

Ben's Bells Downtown

Description: The mission of Ben's Bells is to inspire, educate, and motivate people  to realize the impact of intentional kindness, and to empower individuals to act according to that awareness, thereby strengthening ourselves, our relationships and our communities.

Cost: $175 for up to 20 kids ages five and up

Food & beverage: BYOF&B

Zip code: 85701

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Address: 40 W. Broadway

Package Details: You get access to the studio and shaded patio for two hours, a dedicated staff member for the whole party, hands-on art experience and kindness skill-building game, photo opportunities with the kindness superhero photo board, tablecloths and centerpieces. 

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Build A Bear Workshop

Description: Build-A-Bear Workshop is where your child can build their very own teddy bear (or plush toy as my kids call them). Build-A-Bear grabs your hand and your heart and together you're inspired to create. Everyone is empowered to imagine, and every bear begins a story. Bring your loved ones, and see how building a furry friend is building so much more.

Food & beverage: Call for or more information

Zip code: 85705

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Address: Tucson Mall, 4500 N. Oracle Road

Cost: $18-$45 per guest. Additional materials also available. 

Package details: All packages include a furry friend to make and take home for each guest, a party leader, party games and activities and party hats. The birthday child gets a special heart ceremony and a light-up cupcake keepsake. The Super Smiles package comes with a furry friend that costs up to $12 and a tee and is $18 per person; Fantastic Fun comes with a $16 furry friend and one clothing item and costs $25 per guest; Awesome Adventure comes with a $25 furry friend, one clothing item and a drawstring backpack and costs $35 per person. The Ultimate Experience comes with a furry friend that costs up to $35, one clothing item, one footwear item, one sound and a drawstring backpack. It costs $45 per guest. 

More info: 888-9218

Color Me Mine
Description: A walk-in Paint-It-Yourself Ceramics Studio located in Park Place Mall. 
Food & beverage: Bring Your Own
Zip code: 85711
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Address: Park Place, 5870 E. Broadway and Tucson Mall, 4500 N. Oracle Road

Cost: $100 + cost of desired items.

Package details: Party includes two hours in the private party room for ten painters, party assistant, commemorative plate, party invitations and thank you cards, VIP pass for birthday child. You provide food, drinks and cake.
Pottery pieces will be ready for pick up five days after the party.

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Creative Juice

Description:Come to Creative Juice to relax and discover your inner artist in a fun, casual environment and let your creative juice flow! No experience needed!  So grab some friends, choose a painting, and enjoy a fun-filled, artistic evening full of good music and great company!

Cost: $20 per person, with minimum of eight children

Food & beverage: BYOF&B

Zip code: 85715

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Address: 6530 E. Tanque Verde Road

Package details: Each party is two hours. You'll get painting supplies, studio space, paper goods, art instruction and a gift for the birthday child. You can choose from existing children's paintings or a custom one can be created for a $25 fee. Bring your own food, cake, drinks and decorations. The studio will open 30 minutes before the party so you can set up. 

More info359-6675

Michaels

Description: Arts & craft store

Food & beverage: Bring Your Own

Zip code: Various

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Address: There are four to choose from. Click here for a list and map.

Cost: $120 for up to eight guests. $10 for each additional guest. For an additional $25 you can add face painting, which includes a face paint kit and a team member to help. 

Package details: Includes craft supplies, eight blank invitations and thank you notes, a drawstring party bag for the birthday child, team member to lead craft activities and use of the Michaels classroom. There are themes to choose from, broken down by age groups. For ages four to six: Dinosaur Adventure, Pretty Princesses, Cooking School and Superhero Squad. Ages seven to 10: Woodland Creatures, Magical Fairy Fest, Mad Scientist Laboratory, Polka Dot Party. Ages 11 to 14: Make Colorful Memories, Party While You Paint and Jewelry Design Studio.

Bring your own refreshments, plates, cups and silverware. 

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Music and Dance Academy

Description: Come celebrate your birthday with a themed music or dance party! Choose your favorite theme and The Music & Dance Academy will customize an unforgettable party.

Cost: $225

Food & beverage: Bring Your Own

Zip code: 85704

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Address: 4811 E. Sunrise Drive and 7954 N. Oracle Road

Cost: $225

Package details: Parties are 1-1/2 hours long -- 1 hour for music or dance and 1/2 hour for cake and presents! There is a 15 guest maximum and we offer these fabulous parties at our Catalina Foothills and Oro Valley locations on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.  

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Tucson Clay Co-Op

Description: The Tucson Clay Co-op offers adult and children's classes, on-site and mobile clay parties, a pottery gallery, a paint bar, affordable studio space for clay artists & work study scholarships.

Cost: $110-$160

Food & beverage: BYOF&B

Zip code: 85719

Address: 3226 N. Dodge Blvd.

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Package Details: Educational fun filled clay experience. Optional wheel demo.  Pieces will be bisque fired. Maximum 10 children. You have the option of decorating the room as well as having the pieces glaze fired.

More Info: 792-6263

Tucson Museum of Art

Description:The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block (TMA) is an art museum and art education institution located in the Presidio District of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The museum comprises 74,000-square-feet of exhibition space over a four-acre city block that includes a contemporary main museum and 19th C. historic homes that have been adapted for reuse as the Museum restaurant, pottery school, and galleries.

Cost: $190; $150 for members for parties of ten children or less

Food & beverage: BYOF&B

Zip code: 85701

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Address: 140 N. Main Ave

Package Details: Includes two hours of gallery activities and an art-making project. Choose from printmaking, comic book art, clay mosaics or sculpture, drawing, painting with acrylic or mask making. Bring your own food and cake.

More info624-2333 ext. 120