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Family Art Workshop: How to Draw a Portrait

Family Art Workshop: How to Draw a Portrait

  • Family||Workshop

5 August 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Want some top tips on how to draw a realistic looking face? Join portrait artist Robin Lee Hall for a drawing masterclass.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Drop-in: Pop-Up Gallery

Drop-in: Pop-Up Gallery

  • Family||Workshop

5 August 2015, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join our creative session.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Family Art Workshop: How to Draw a Portrait

Family Art Workshop: How to Draw a Portrait

  • Family||Workshop

5 August 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Want some top tips on how to draw a realistic looking face? Join portrait artist Robin Lee Hall for a drawing masterclass.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Toby Jugs

Family Art Workshop: Toby Jugs

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Taking inspiration from the portraits in BP Portrait Award and the collection to make a clay jug with two faces.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Toby Jugs

Family Art Workshop: Toby Jugs

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Taking inspiration from the portraits in BP Portrait Award and the collection to make a clay jug with two faces.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Drop-in: Pop-Up Gallery

Drop-in: Pop-Up Gallery

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2015, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join our creative session..

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Family Art Workshop: Lost in Space

Family Art Workshop: Lost in Space

  • Family||Workshop

7 August 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Create a layered portrait using coloured acetate and transfers.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Drop-in: Pop-Up Gallery

Drop-in: Pop-Up Gallery

  • Family||Workshop

7 August 2015, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join our creative session.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Family Art Workshop: Lost in Space

Family Art Workshop: Lost in Space

  • Family||Workshop

7 August 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Create a layered portrait using coloured acetate and transfers.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Drop-in Family Session: Portrait Painting

Drop-in Family Session: Portrait Painting

  • Family||Workshop

16 August 2015, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by the BP Portrait Award, try out new paint techniques and processes to create a giant mural in our studio.

This session is aimed at children aged 3+. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Drop-in Family Session: Portrait Painting

Drop-in Family Session: Portrait Painting

  • Family||Workshop

16 August 2015, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by the BP Portrait Award, try out new paint techniques and processes to create a giant mural in our studio.

This session is aimed at children aged 7+. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Drop-in Family Session: Talking Portraits

Drop-in Family Session: Talking Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

20 September 2015, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Ever wondered what conversations the people in the portraits have when there's no one in the Gallery?

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

Drop-in Family Session: Talking Portraits

Drop-in Family Session: Talking Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

20 September 2015, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Ever wondered what conversations the people in the portraits have when there's no one in the Gallery?

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

Drop-in Family Session: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

Drop-in Family Session: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

  • Family||Workshop

18 October 2015, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join picture book illustrator Marta Altés for an afternoon exploring drawing in the Gallery.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in Family Session: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

Drop-in Family Session: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

  • Family||Workshop

18 October 2015, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join picture book illustrator Marta Altés for an afternoon exploring drawing in the Gallery.

Suitable for ages 7+. No ticket required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Half Term Activities: Walk the Line

Half Term Activities: Walk the Line

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

26 October - 30 October 2015, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A week of ticketed and drop-in sessions inspired by Giacometti: Pure Presence. During the week families will have the opportunity to work with clay, plaster and wire to construct 3D models. The 14.30 Workshop on Mon 26 October will be BSL interpreted.

Suitable for ages 5+. Some sessions require free tickets which are available one hour before the event Please note the 14.30 Family Art Workshop on Wednesday 27 October will be BSL interpreted

Special Sunday Session: An Afternoon with Dame Jacqueline Wilson

Special Sunday Session: An Afternoon with Dame Jacqueline Wilson

15 November 2015, 14:00-15:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: Free, Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join us to hear how Jacqueline Wilson started her writing career and created some of her best-loved characters as well as finding out which portraits from the Collection inspire her.

Free ticket required, advance booking. For ages 8+