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Family Art Workshop: Focus on Features (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Focus on Features (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

25 July 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Join our master class to discover how to draw features for your portrait.

Drop-in: Pattern Portraits

Drop-in: Pattern Portraits

  • Drawing||Workshop||Family

25 July 2017, 13:00-16:00
Free no tickets required

Inspired by BP Portrait Award 2017 and the contemporary collections - create a wallpaper background for a portrait of yourself or a member of your family.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

25 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Art Workshop: Focus on Features (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Focus on Features (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

25 July 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Join our master class to discover how to draw features for your portrait.

Family Art Workshop: Creative Collage (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Creative Collage (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

26 July 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Join Artist Anna Hymas, known for her use of big bold pattern and colour, for  this workshop exploring shape and colour in portraits.

Family Art Workshop: Creative Collage (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Creative Collage (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

26 July 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Join Artist Anna Hymas, known for her use of big bold pattern and colour, for  this workshop exploring shape and colour in portraits.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

26 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Drop-in: CUT IT OUT!

Drop-in: CUT IT OUT!

  • Workshop||Family

26 July 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Drop- in no tickets required

Make a living portrait staring you!  Join our creative session to create a family portrait.

Family Art Workshop: All eyes on You (5+)

Family Art Workshop: All eyes on You (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

27 July 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Print a special t-shirt to take home inspired by BP Portrait Award 2017

Drop-in: Portrait Chatterboxes

Drop-in: Portrait Chatterboxes

  • Drawing||Workshop||Family

27 July 2017, 13:00-16:00
Free no tickets required

Create your own portrait quiz and discover what portrait matches your personality

Family Art Workshop: All eyes on You (5+)

Family Art Workshop: All eyes on You (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

27 July 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Print a special t-shirt to take home inspired by BP Portrait Award 2017

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

27 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Art Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017: You Be The Judge (5+)

Family Art Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017: You Be The Judge (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

28 July 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

What skills do you need to be a judge for the BP Portrait Award 2017?  Take part in hands on creative workshop for your chance to select your winners.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

28 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Art Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017: You Be The Judge (5+)

Family Art Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017: You Be The Judge (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

28 July 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

What skills do you need to be a judge for the BP Portrait Award 2017?  Take part in hands on creative workshop for your chance to select your winners.

Drop-in: Portrait MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL

Drop-in: Portrait MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL

  • Workshop||Family

28 July 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Drop- in no tickets required

Explore self-portraits in BP Portrait Award 2017 and the contemporary collections.

Family Art Workshop: MAP OF ME (5+)

Family Art Workshop: MAP OF ME (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

31 July 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Come and create a Family portrait map Plotting all the Important things in Your life where you live, your hobbies, friends and family.

Family Art Workshop: MAP OF ME (5+)

Family Art Workshop: MAP OF ME (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

31 July 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Come and create a Family portrait map Plotting all the Important things in Your life where you live, your hobbies, friends and family.

Drop-in: Portrait Portrait Jigsaws

Drop-in: Portrait Portrait Jigsaws

  • Workshop||Family

31 July 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Drop- in no tickets required

Create a jigsaw inspired by portraits in BP Portrait Award 2017.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

31 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Art Workshop: Focus on Features (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Focus on Features (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

1 August 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Join our master class to discover how to draw features for your portrait.

Family Art Workshop: Focus on Features (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Focus on Features (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

1 August 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Join our master class to discover how to draw features for your portrait.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

1 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Drop-in: Magnetic Me

Drop-in: Magnetic Me

  • Workshop||Family

1 August 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Drop- in no tickets required

Make Portrait Fridge magnets inspired by BP Portrait Award 2017 and the contemporary collection.

Family Art Workshop: Drawing Games (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Drawing Games (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

2 August 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Experiment with oil, acrylic and inks in our artist’s studio to create a family portrait.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

2 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Drop-in: Portrait Paper Chain

Drop-in: Portrait Paper Chain

  • Workshop||Family

2 August 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Drop- in no tickets required

Create a paper chain of friends and the common interests that links you.

Family Art Workshop: Drawing Games (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Drawing Games (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

2 August 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Experiment with oil, acrylic and inks in our artist’s studio to create a family portrait.

Family Art Workshop: Clay Creations (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Clay Creations (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

3 August 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Create character clay head inspired by portraits in the BP Portrait Award exhibition.

Family Art Workshop: Clay Creations (5+)

Family Art Workshop: Clay Creations (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

3 August 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Create character clay head inspired by portraits in the BP Portrait Award exhibition.

Drop-in: Designer Sketch Book

Drop-in: Designer Sketch Book

  • Workshop||Family

3 August 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Drop- in no tickets required

Design and make your own sketchbook with a special cover.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

3 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Art Workshop: BP judging (5+)

Family Art Workshop: BP judging (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

4 August 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

What skills do you need to be a judge for the BP Portrait Award 2017?  Take part in hands on creative workshop for your chance to select your winners.

Drop-in: CUT IT OUT!

Drop-in: CUT IT OUT!

  • Workshop||Family

4 August 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Drop- in no tickets required

Make a living portrait staring you!  Join our creative session to create a family portrait.

Family Art Workshop: BP judging (5+)

Family Art Workshop: BP judging (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

4 August 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

What skills do you need to be a judge for the BP Portrait Award 2017?  Take part in hands on creative workshop for your chance to select your winners.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

4 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Art Workshop: Portraits in Play–Doh (3+)

Family Art Workshop: Portraits in Play–Doh (3+)

  • Family||Workshop

20 August 2017, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 30 tickets available for each session including adults.

Join Play-Doh artist Eleanor Macnair to recreate a photographic portrait from the gallery’s collection. During the workshop families will mould a background, figure and clothing to bring a black and white photograph to life in vivid colour.

Family Art Workshop: Portraits in Play–Doh (7+)

Family Art Workshop: Portraits in Play–Doh (7+)

  • Family||Workshop

20 August 2017, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 30 tickets available for each session including adults.

Join Play-Doh artist Eleanor Macnair to recreate a photographic portrait from the gallery’s collection. During the workshop families will mould a background, figure and clothing to bring a black and white photograph to life in vivid colour.