Listing of activities for young people and families in the art gallery. For sessions aimed at adults visit the activities for adults section. You can also view the full guide of tours, talks and learning sessions including the special exhibitions at the gallery and the Pavilion at SeaCity Museum.
To book any of these sessions, please call us on 023 8083 4536
Mini Monets Club (1-6yrs)
Saturdays: 21 Jan, 25 Feb, 25 Mar, 29 April, 27 May, 24 June / 11am-12noon / £6 / Pre-book
Discover the gallery’s collection and enjoy experimenting with creative processes alongside artist Barbara Touati-Evans. A squash drink is provided for each child and adults don’t have to clear up!
The Young Ones (7-12yrs)
Saturdays: 14 Jan, 18 Feb, 11 Mar, 8 Apr, 20 May, 10 Jun / 10.30am-12.30pm / £8 / Pre-book
Come and be inspired by the gallery’s artist educators and the fantastic collection. Discover different art techniques such as: mono-printing, press-printing, wire working, clay and much more.
Dream Catcher (All ages)
Mon 20 Feb / 10.30am-1.30pm / £5 Drop-in
Drop into the gallery to make your very own dream catcher out of willow, string, beads and feathers to hang above your bed.
Twit Twooo! (under 6s)
Tues 21 Feb / 10am-12noon or 1.30-3.30pm / £6 / Pre-book
Enjoy listening to the fabulous Owl Babies and Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise and then have fun learning how to make a wise and wonderful owl sculpture out of clay.
It’s a Draw Part II (7-13yrs)
Weds 22 Feb / 10am-3pm / £20 / Pre-book
Following the success of Charlie James’ last drawing workshop, he is back for an art-filled day of sketching and drawing inspired by the paintings on display. Suitable for those who have attended ‘It’s a Draw’ and newcomers.
Design a Droid (5-11yrs)
Fri 24 Feb / 10am-12noon or 1.30pm-3.30pm / £6 / Pre-book
Ever fancied creating your own robot? Join us to create a Star Wars inspired droid sculpture.
Arty Eggs (All ages)
Mon 10 Apr / 10.30am-1.30pm / £4 Drop-in
Come and embellish an eggstraordinary egg this Easter inspired by Faberge and the beautiful paintings on display in the gallery.
Willow Hare Sculpture Day (7-13yrs)
Weds 12 Apr / 10am-3pm / £20 / Pre-book
Inspired by Barry Flanagan’s sculptures of hares on display in the gallery, spend the day creating your own using wire and willow.
Oh no the Sky is Falling Down! (Under 6s)
Tues 18 Apr / 10am-12noon or 1.30-3.30pm / £6 / Pre-book
Listen to the much loved Story of Chicken Licken and then have fun creating character puppets.
Tie-dye Bags (5-11yrs)
Weds 19 Apr / 10am-12noon or 1.30-3.30pm / £7.50 / Pre-book
Get creative with colour, shape and pattern to make your own tie-dye masterpiece at this fun-filled family workshop. Experiment with different designs and then use your favourite to dye a practical sports bag.
Story Sack Workshops (Under 6s)
Fri 21 Apr / 10am-12noon or 1.30-3.30pm / £6.50 / Pre-book
Work together as a family to create a sack full of creative props which will help you bring a story alive. Bring your favourite story with you or choose from one at the workshop. All materials provided.