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Free February Family Activities

17 February – 22 February 2020

11:00 – 15:00

Drop-in, Free, Donations Welcome

This February Half Term, join our free artist-led craft sessions in the Learning Studio the whole family will love. These free sessions are suitable for all ages and levels of abilities. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in anytime between 11am-3pm.


Monday 17 February: Clay Boat Play

Join us in creating your own miniature clay boat inspired by our current exhibition by Emii Alrai. You will be introduced to basic clay building techniques as you design and create your own decorative clay boat. What's more, you'll get to take your creation home and imagine your boat at sea!

Tuesday 18 February: Sound Collage

Use sensory materials to explore sound through repetitive actions such as tearing, stirring, scratching and scribbling. A chance to create or perform your own artwork using relaxing ASMR techniques inspired by the current exhibition by Taus Makhacheva.

Wednesday 19 February: Superhero Mask Making

Create and play in our transformative mask-making workshop. Looking at masks from around the world, from ancient ritual masks to modern day superheroes, enjoy an active and creative workshop creating your new brand new persona!

Thursday 20 February: Everyday Superhero

Experiment with up-cycled materials and everyday objects to create your very own model of a Superhero or someone who is a hero to you. Explore the idea of the Everyday Hero and how we can all become one. Everyday Heroes will show how recycling can make a real difference as well as getting crafty and creative in our studio space! 

Friday 21 February: Tiny Myths & Voyages

Create your own tiny stories, based on voyages and myths. Contained within a matchbox, you will decorate using a variety of fabrics and embellishments. Artist Mindy Goose will show you how to design these books, and give you the inspiration to create your own miniature creation.

Saturday 22 February: Beastly Prints

Create a mythical beast using collage printing techniques and colourful inks. Explore mythical creatures from around the world before creating your own monster, goblin or angel in a textured form that can then be used to make a colourful print.

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