Host Your Next Event or Birthday Party at The Junior Center of Art and Science

  • Rent Individual Rooms or the Entire Building
  • Discounts for Non-Profits
  • Panoramic Views of Lake Merritt
  • Just Steps Away From the Shoreline
  • Adjacent to the High-Traffic Lakeside Park and Bird Sanctuary
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Guests will make and launch their own rockets.  Fun experiments will also be a part of this amazing science celebration.


Option A:
Guests will learn about different creatures and their habitats, special features and adaptive behaviors and design 3-D creatures of their own.

Option B:
For an additional fee, guests can meet and learn about one or two members of the Junior Center Animal Ambassador Program. 

This party requires an additional fee to hire staff to be on hand to handle the animals.


Guests will create a painting in the style of a famous artist. Over 15 different artist themes are available including Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, Wayne Thiebaud, and Vincent Van Gogh. Fun facts about the featured artist and painting techniques will be shared with the group as they work on their paintings. We now offer Painting Parties for adults!

Guests participate in:

a hands-on project
cake and gift time

Junior Center provides:

a project instructor
all project materials


The Family provides:

the cake and refreshments
all items related to serving the cake and refreshments