Workshops

Family workshops

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  • Family Workshops

  • Free Saturday Workshops, 1 – 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.

September

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  • Free Family Extravaganza

  • Saturday 29 September, 11am – 2pm
  • Free and open to everyone
  • Join our musical family celebration as we create new sounds and rhythms with Leicester’s reggae soul artist Mellow Baku, in response to our vibrant exhibition by Yinka Shonibare. Take a tour of our galleries, get create and spend quality time together. Please book to reserve your space.
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October

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  • Matisse Mayhem

  • Saturday 20 October, 10am – 2pm
    £5 per person
    Suitable for all ages
  • Tutor: Johanna Shearer
  • Inspired by the cut outs of Henri Matisse explore shapes in nature and use them to create your own cut outs.
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  • Family Portrait

  • Sunday 21 October, 10am – 2.30pm
    Sunday 10 February, 10am – 2.30pm
    £5 per person
    Suitable for all ages
  • Tutor: Melanie Jakubson
  • Come and have fun exploring your family identity through art!  We will be exploring family members through portraiture using collage and illustration.
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November

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  • Diwali Family Extravaganza

  • Saturday 10 November, 11am – 2pm
    Free, open to everyone
  • Celebrate the Festival of Light with arts activities for the whole family. Learn traditional dance moves, create festive art work and share together as a family in our annual sell-out event.
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  • The Art of Set Design

  • Sundays, 2pm – 4pm
    11 November – 16 December
    £63 per person
    Suitable for ages 8+
  • Tutor: Elizabeth Bettsworth
  • An introduction to the world of set design. We will explore different techniques used to create life-like stage sets with the aim to create a set piece at the end of six weeks.
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February

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  • Family Portrait

  • Sunday 10 February, 10am – 2.30pm
    £5 per person
    Suitable for all ages
  • Tutor: Melanie Jakubson
  • Come and have fun exploring your family identity through art!  We will be exploring family members through portraiture using collage and illustration.
  • Book now

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