Party table setting with a red chalkboard sign saying Happy Birthday, comic plates and cups, cupcakes, and a cityscape backdrop

Celebrating at the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG)

A Birthday Party at the Family Interactive Gallery is a great way to celebrate your child’s big day! It’s fun for kids and easy on you!

We currently offer four party themes making it easy to find the perfect birthday package for your child. All parties include a hands-on, creative art activity guided by a FIG party host in a reserved party area just for you. At the FIG, we know birthdays are an important part of your child’s life, and we hope to help make the day memorable for your child.

FIG Birthday parties are available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.


3 – 4:30 PM, 1.5 hours: $150 Museum Members/$175 Non-members

2 – 4 PM, 2 hours: $175 Museum Members/$200 Non-Members

Upgraded Art Activity: Additional $50–This activity is more time consuming and has more materials. We recommend this for the 2-hour party.

We provide:

  • Access to the Family Interactive Gallery for all 25 guests, including the host family
  • Reserved Party Area with an additional 30-minute set-up time
  • A FIG Party Host who will assist with the room set-up, art activity, and clean-up
  • An art activity to make and take home for each child
  • An upgraded art project option for an additional $50 to cover materials
  • Room and table decorations for your chosen theme
  • Plates, napkins, cups, and utensils provided

You provide:

  • Guest list before the party day
  • Birthday cake (or cake-like food items)
  • Drink boxes or we can provide water

Themes: descriptions and photos are below

  • Whatcom Through the Woods: Foxes, Raccoons, and Deer, oh my! In this wearable workshop, kids will make their own animal mask to frolic around the FIG. Upgrade your party to felt animal masks for longer lasting fun.
  • ARTventure: Red, green, yellow, and blue, we want to create with you! Party goers will create a paper masterpiece inspired by a famous artist. Upgrade to an 8×10 canvas for painters to channel their inner artist.
  • Enchanted Garden Party: Build a one-of-a-kind magical wand to grant wishes. Add even more magic to the party with an upgrade to make a felt gnome hat for each guest.
  • Sensational Superheroes: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s your very own superhero! Children create their own unique superhero mask. Complete the disguise by upgrading your party with a cape to match each mask!

If you are interested in scheduling a party at the FIG, contact our party coordinator by email.