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Drop-in Family Session: Transitional Towers

Drop-in Family Session: Transitional Towers

  • Family||Workshop

30 May 2016, 11:00-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, drop-in, no ticket required

Drop-in to our pop up studio with artist India Harvey in an experimental session to create large-scale portrait structures and sculptures exploring themes around change and growing up.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

Drop-in Family Session: Transitional Towers

Drop-in Family Session: Transitional Towers

  • Family||Workshop

30 May 2016, 14:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, drop-in, no ticket required

Drop-in to our pop up studio with artist India Harvey in an experimental session to create large-scale portrait structures and sculptures exploring themes around change and growing up.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

Family Workshop: Common Threads

Family Workshop: Common Threads

  • Family||Workshop

31 May 2016, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, ticket required

Explore the gallery for inspiration to create giant woven images in the studio. We will use different fibres and images to think about abstract portraits of us and our family.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

 

Family Workshop: Common Threads

Family Workshop: Common Threads

  • Family||Workshop

31 May 2016, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, ticket required

Explore the gallery for inspiration to create giant woven images in the studio. We will use different fibres and images to think about abstract portraits of us and our family.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

 

Family Workshop: Who are you looking at?

Family Workshop: Who are you looking at?

  • Family||Workshop

1 June 2016, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, ticket required

Join artist Marc Woodhead for a creative session focussing on how artists make portraits. During the session families can experiment with materials and techniques to create their own portrait.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

 

Family Workshop: Who are you looking at?

Family Workshop: Who are you looking at?

  • Family||Workshop

1 June 2016, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, ticket required

Join artist Marc Woodhead for a creative session focussing on how artists make portraits. During the session families can experiment with materials and techniques to create their own portrait.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

 

Family Art Workshop

Family Art Workshop

  • Family||Workshop

2 June 2016, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, ticket required

Visit our photographic studio to create a sculptural photographic portrait using everyday objects and inspired by the collections. During the session, photographer Marysa Dowling will talk about her work and support you in creating a special family portrait.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

 

Family Art Workshop

Family Art Workshop

  • Family||Workshop

2 June 2016, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, ticket required

Visit our photographic studio to create a sculptural photographic portrait using everyday objects and inspired by the collections. During the session, photographer Marysa Dowling will talk about her work and support you in creating a special family portrait.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

 

Family Art Workshop

Family Art Workshop

  • Family||Workshop

3 June 2016, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, ticket required

Visit our photographic studio to create a sculptural photographic portrait using everyday objects and inspired by the collections. During the session, photographer Marysa Dowling will talk about her work and support you in creating a special family portrait.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

 

Family Art Workshop

Family Art Workshop

  • Family||Workshop

3 June 2016, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, ticket required

Visit our photographic studio to create a sculptural photographic portrait using everyday objects and inspired by the collections. During the session, photographer Marysa Dowling will talk about her work and support you in creating a special family portrait.

This session is aimed at children aged 5+ plus an accompanying adult.

 

Family: Special Sunday Session: An Audience with Chris Riddell

Family: Special Sunday Session: An Audience with Chris Riddell

19 June 2016, 14:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required
Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join us for a special interactive drawing session with writer, illustrator and Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell.

All children must be accompanied. Suitable for children aged 7+

Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections

Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections

  • Family||Workshop

17 July 2016, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by the Creative Connections display join photographer Marysa Dowling to create a collaborative large-scale portrait exploring the theme of people and place.

This session is aimed at children aged 3+ plus an accompanying adult.

Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections

Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections

  • Family||Workshop

17 July 2016, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by the Creative Connections display join photographer Marysa Dowling to create a collaborative large-scale portrait exploring the theme of people and place.

This session is aimed at children aged 7+ plus an accompanying adult.

Family: Holiday Activities: Characters in Stories

Family: Holiday Activities: Characters in Stories

  • Family||Workshop

1 August 2016, 11:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required, available one hour before event. Suitable for ages 5+

Join Emily Rand, illustrator of this year’s BP Portrait Award Family Trail, for a workshop on drawing characters for stories.

BSL Family: Holiday Activities: Characters in Stories

BSL Family: Holiday Activities: Characters in Stories

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

1 August 2016, 14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required, available one hour before event. Suitable for ages 5+

Join Emily Rand, illustrator of this year’s BP Portrait Award Family Trail, for a workshop on drawing characters for stories. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.

Family: Holiday Activities: Picture the Portrait

Family: Holiday Activities: Picture the Portrait

  • Family||Workshop

25 July - 5 August 2016, 11:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required, available one hour before event. Suitable for ages 5+

Two weeks of ticketed and drop-in sessions inspired by the BP Portrait Award 2016 exhibition.

Drop-in Family Session (3+): Portrait Painting

Drop-in Family Session (3+): Portrait Painting

  • Family||Workshop

21 August 2016, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Try out new painting techniques and processes to create a self-portrait inspired by the BP Portrait Award 2016.

This session is aimed at children aged 3+ plus an accompanying adult.

Drop-in Family Session (7+): Portrait Painting

Drop-in Family Session (7+): Portrait Painting

  • Family||Workshop

21 August 2016, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Try out new painting techniques and processes to create a self-portrait inspired by the BP Portrait Award 2016.

This session is aimed at children aged 7+ plus an accompanying adult.