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Malala Yousafzai

(1997-) Activist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

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More to make and do

Click here for additional activity ideas by age range. Activities for under 5s encourage play, literacy and creativity. Activities for 6 and up aim to develop art and creativity skills, whilst exploring cross curricular links.

Under 5s

Peace Hands

6-8 years

Give Peas a Chance

9-11 years

Symbols of Peace

12 years +



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Family Activities: Playful Portraits


Pioneer Podcasts

Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.

Explore the podcasts

Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Eggleston Playlist

William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.

Listen to the playlist

Archive interviews

Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.

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