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Family Art Workshops: Layers in Lace

Family Art Workshops: Layers in Lace

  • Family||Workshop

29 July 2014, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Explore the portraits in the BP Travel Award 2013 to create an animation using paper cut outs and lace. 

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Drop-in Activities: Portrait Jigsaws

Drop-in Activities: Portrait Jigsaws

  • Family||Workshop

29 July 2014, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Create your own jigsaw inspired by portraits in the Gallery.

Drop in activity, no ticket required.

Family Art Workshops: Layers in Lace

Family Art Workshops: Layers in Lace

  • Family||Workshop

29 July 2014, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Explore the portraits in the BP Travel Award 2013 to create an animation using paper cut outs and lace. 

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

29 July 2014, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Family Art Workshops: Light and dark

Family Art Workshops: Light and dark

  • Family||Workshop

30 July 2014, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Experiment with light and shade to see how it makes you scary or smiley. 

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Family Art Workshops: Light and dark

Family Art Workshops: Light and dark

  • Family||Workshop

30 July 2014, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Experiment with light and shade to see how it makes you scary or smiley. 

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

30 July 2014, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Drop-in Activities: Ruffs and Cuffs

Drop-in Activities: Ruffs and Cuffs

  • Family||Workshop

30 July 2014, 13:00-16:00
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Free

Inspired by portraits from the BP Travel Award 2013.

Drop in activity, no ticket required.

Family Art Workshops: Room of my own

Family Art Workshops: Room of my own

  • Family||Workshop

31 July 2014, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Create a 3D map of your favourite room inspired by portraits with interiors in the BP Portrait Award 2014.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Family Art Workshops: Room of my own

Family Art Workshops: Room of my own

  • Family||Workshop

31 July 2014, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Create a 3D map of your favourite room inspired by portraits with interiors in the BP Portrait Award 2014.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Drop-in Activities: Travelling Tales

Drop-in Activities: Travelling Tales

  • Family||Workshop

31 July 2014, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

An afternoon activity exploring journeys and portraits.

Drop in activity, no ticket required.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

31 July 2014, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Family Art Workshops: Clayheads

Family Art Workshops: Clayheads

  • Family||Workshop

1 August 2014, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Roll, mould, coil and model a portrait in clay.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

1 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Family Art Workshops: Clayheads

Family Art Workshops: Clayheads

  • Family||Workshop

1 August 2014, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Roll, mould, coil and model a portrait in clay.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Drop-in activity: Portrait Loom Bands

Drop-in activity: Portrait Loom Bands

  • Family||Workshop

1 August 2014, 13:00-16:00
Check for signage on the day
Free

A portrait inspired workshop using loom bands!

Drop in activity, no ticket required.  Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompanied adults.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

2 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

3 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Family Art Workshops: Characters

Family Art Workshops: Characters

  • Family||Workshop

4 August 2014, 11:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join Jenni Desmond, picture book author and illustrator of this year’s BP Portrait Award Family Trail for a workshop on characterisation. There will be a special book signing at 13.30 in the Exhibition Shop.

This session is suitable for ages 3+ and their carers.

Family Art Workshops: Characters

Family Art Workshops: Characters

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

4 August 2014, 14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join Jenni Desmond, picture book author and illustrator of this year’s BP Portrait Award Family Trail for a workshop on characterisation. There will be a special book signing at 13.30 in the Exhibition Shop.

This session is suitable for ages 3+ and their carers.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

4 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Drop-in Activity: ‘Portrait Shapes’

Drop-in Activity: ‘Portrait Shapes’

  • Family||Workshop

4 August 2014, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Create your very own cut out portrait using different colours and shapes.

Drop in activity, no ticket required.  Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompanied adults.

Ticketed Art Workshop: ‘Moving Along’

Ticketed Art Workshop: ‘Moving Along’

  • Family||Workshop

5 August 2014, 11:30-13:00
Check for signage on the day
Free

Create a moving portrait inspired by the portraits in the BP Portrait Award 2014.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.  Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult. 

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

5 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Drop-in Activity: Portrait Posters

Drop-in Activity: Portrait Posters

  • Family||Workshop

5 August 2014, 13:00-16:00
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Free

Design your own Exhibition Poster!

Drop in activity, no ticket required.  Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompanied adults.

Ticketed Art Workshop: ‘Moving Along’

Ticketed Art Workshop: ‘Moving Along’

  • Family||Workshop

5 August 2014, 14:30-16:00
Check for signage on the day
Free

Create a moving portrait inspired by the portraits in the BP Portrait Award 2014.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.  Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult. 

Ticketed Art Workshop: Portraits in Profile

Ticketed Art Workshop: Portraits in Profile

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2014, 11:30-13:00
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Free

Create an unique portrait of you and your family in profile.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.  Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult. 

Ticketed Art Workshop: Portraits in Profile

Ticketed Art Workshop: Portraits in Profile

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2014, 14:30-16:00
Check for signage on the day
Free

Create an unique portrait of you and your family in profile.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.  Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult. 

Drop-in activity: Portrait Loom Bands

Drop-in activity: Portrait Loom Bands

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2014, 13:00-16:00
Check for signage on the day
Free

A portrait inspired workshop using loom bands!

Drop in activity, no ticket required.  Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompanied adults.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Ticketed Art Workshop: DreamScape

Ticketed Art Workshop: DreamScape

  • Family||Workshop

7 August 2014, 11:30-13:00
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Free

Explore how contemporary artists and historical portrait painters have portrayed dreaming in art.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.  Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult. 

Drop-in activity: Jigsaw Portraits

Drop-in activity: Jigsaw Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

7 August 2014, 13:00-16:00
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Free

Create your very own portrait jigsaw inspired by the artworks in the galleries.

Drop in activity, no ticket required.  Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompanied adults.

Ticketed Art Workshop: DreamScape

Ticketed Art Workshop: DreamScape

  • Family||Workshop

7 August 2014, 14:30-16:00
Check for signage on the day
Free

Explore how contemporary artists and historical portrait painters have portrayed dreaming in art.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.  Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult. 

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

7 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Ticketed Art Workshop: Colour Me Blue

Ticketed Art Workshop: Colour Me Blue

  • Family||Workshop

8 August 2014, 11:30-13:00
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Free

A workshop focusing on exploring and experimenting with colour.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.  Please note that spaces are limited to 20.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

8 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Ticketed Art Workshop: Colour Me Blue

Ticketed Art Workshop: Colour Me Blue

  • Family||Workshop

8 August 2014, 14:30-16:00
Check for signage on the day
Free

A workshop focusing on exploring and experimenting with colour.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.  Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session for children plus accompanying adult.

Drop-in Activity: Self Portraits

Drop-in Activity: Self Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

8 August 2014, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Explore contemporary self portraits to create  a portrait using words and images.

Drop in activity, no ticket required.  Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompanied adults.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

9 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

10 August 2014, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit our new Family Activity Base to borrow art materials to use in the Gallery, spaces, pick up free resources to explore the Collections together.

Suitable for children aged 3+ and accompany adults. All materials are free to use but we do ask that you return them to the Family Activity Base before you leave the Gallery.

Performance for Families

Performance for Families

  • Family||Performance

16 August 2014, 15:00-16:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Join Neal Foster (Horrible Histories) for an afternoon exploring the funny side of history.

Suitable for children aged 8+ and their carers. Free ticket required, available one hour before the event.