Events and Workshops

Family workshops

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  • Family Workshops

  • Sensory Journeys - January 13, 20, 27
  • Mandala Workshop - February 10, 24
  • DeStress Drawing with Sand - February 17
  • Funny Family Portraits - March 10, 17, 24
  • 1pm - 3pm
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Free, drop-in activities in the galleries. Explore themes, materials and ideas from the exhibition with our friendly learning team. No experience needed.

Gallery Lates

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  • Stay after hours for a series of performances, discussions, film screenings and workshops as we delve deeper into the themes of our exhibition.

  • Thursday 26 April
  • Thursday 14 June
  • Thursday 12 July
  • Thursday 9 August
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  • Gallery Late: In Out There Artist Conversation and Publication Launch

  • Thursday 3 May, 6pm - 8pm
  • Join our conversation with the artists commissioned to produce new work for In Out There, our exhibition celebrating Shape Art’s flagship art award, the Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary. Following the discussion we invite you to share a drink with us as we launch the Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary at Ten publication, featuring essays and texts by Sir Nicholas Serota, Jenni Lomax, Manick Govinda, Noëmi Lakmaier, Simon Raven and Tony Heaton OBE, discussing and exploring the significance and legacy of the award
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  • School tours
  • Learning and outreach

  • For Schools: Our new gallery has a fantastic programme of exhibitions that can unlock access to learning and culture in a new and engaging way for Leicester. We offer tailored guided tours for a range of subjects and curriculum themes for each exhibition. Please contact us by email or call 0116 252 2455. Keep in touch and subscribe to our free, termly learning newsletter, to find out about teachers CPD, artist talks, symposia, networking events, arts award support and lots more!.

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