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.

July

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  • Family Adventures in art

  • Book places for everyone enjoying the session
  • Drop in Tuesdays, 2pm - 4pm. 17 July - 21 August.
  • £2.50 per session
  • Join us for one of our most popular classes designed for those who wish to find ways into art. Drop in to any Tuesday session ran by a range of guest tutors for a more accessible and flexible approach to learning that suits you. Visual images and objects will be provided to inspire a variety of approaches using all sorts of materials. Open to all levels of experience. Pay as you go or book a number of sessions at once - it's up to you!
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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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