Birthday Parties at MAD

MAD birthday parties offer a creative, fun-filled celebration of your child’s special day!

"The new birthday party place in NYC is MAD fun!"—Mommy Poppins

Parties are designed for kids ages seven and up and include private rental of our light-filled studio classroom, a craft-themed art project led by a professional MAD artist educator, and options to add cake, pizza, and art-themed party favors. Our staff will take care of setup and cleanup so your family can enjoy the art-focused celebration!

A $300 non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your booking, with the remaining balance due two weeks before your party date.

All proceeds directly support the Museum’s school programs.


All packages are for up to 15 kids (ages seven and up)

Base Package $900 (MAD members receive a 10% discount)

  • Use of classroom space for two hours
  • One-hour art project led by a MAD artist educator with all materials included
  • Basic setup (decorations, plates, cups, utensils, napkins, paper table covering, water)
  • Museum admission for accompanying adults, plus a pass for each family to return for a future visit
  • Staff setup and cleanup


  • Birthday cake, $70
  • Pizza and beverages (four cheese pizzas, choice of juice or soda), $90
  • “Artist kit” premium party favors, $20 per child
  • Extra time in classroom space, $150 for each additional hour



Colorful Creature Cups

Ready to use your imagination? In this workshop, kids will use air-dry modeling material to sculpt their own trinket dish inspired by a creative creature!

Wonderful Wearable Art

From creative crowns to imaginative amulets to beautiful bracelets, wearable art is so much fun! In this workshop, kids will explore a selection of materials and create their own accessory or jewelry piece to wear home.

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