Family Resources


Come and pick from a range of FREE trails to help families explore the Gallery. Collect yours and use it in the Gallery to learn more about portraits.

Summer Sketching Trail

Pick up our free Summer Sketching Family Trail illustrated by picture-book author Marta Altés. This trail can be used in BP Portrait Award 2017 and on the ground floor to explore different types of portraits from self-portraits to group portraits. Don’t forget to enter the prize draw to win signed books by Marta. The trail is available from racks on the ground floor and from the Family Activity Base (open every weekend and weekday during the summer holidays from 11.00 -16.00)

Pop-Up Gallery

Create your own 3d gallery and fill with drawing for a special exhibition. Available from the Family Activity Base at weekends and during school holidays. Suitable for all ages


Draw, doodle and sketch your way around the Gallery with your free special drawing book. Suitable for all ages.


Talking Heads

Come and collect our exciting resource for families called Talking Heads. Create your own 3D portrait head, taking inspiration from portraits in our Collection.


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