What’s on

17 September – 10 December 2021
10.30am-1pm
£6/£4

Children & Families

Orleans House Gallery

Play:Make:Art

17 September – 10 December 2021
10.30am-1pm
£6/£4

Children & Families

Orleans House Gallery

Have fun exploring art skills and techniques in our new fortnightly Friday morning workshops for 2–5-year-olds.  

Join artist Abigail Hunt to explore playful and creative environments for early years children and their accompanying adults. Through building, making, playing and investigating you and your child will work together to make and experience images, sculptures, textures, sounds and light.  

These workshops have been designed to nurture creativity and curiosity, and support early years skill development in communication, co-ordination and social interaction. 

Abigail Hunt is a visual artist and a freelance arts educator, who has been facilitating creative projects and creating resources for families in galleries for over twenty years. She has extensive experience working with the early years age group, believing that workshops for very young children are about the whole experience and creating unique opportunities for moments of shared exploration between children and adults, where they can be equal in their creativity. 

Abigail has worked with many different galleries and organisations including Whitechapel, Studio Voltaire, Southwark Park Gallery, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Tate Modern and Britain. 

Practical Information 

  • Booking for each participating child is essential. Tickets are £6 with a concession price of £4 available for those who need it.    
  • Sessions are drop in and your ticket allows you to arrive when you choose. Last entry is at 12.30pm. 
  • Children must always be accompanied by an adult throughout.  
  • Activities are designed for children aged 2-5 years, though younger and older children are welcome to attend too if you feel they will still enjoy the event. 
  • Please wear clothes suitable for making art in!  

Dates & Times   

Sessions run from 10.30am-1pm with last admission at 12.30pm. Our Autumn dates for 2021 are as follows:  

  • Friday 17 September   
  • Friday 1 October   
  • Friday 15 October   
  • Friday 29 October   
  • Friday 12 November
  • Friday 26 November 
  • Friday 10 December   

All workshops take place at Orleans House Gallery 

Tickets can be booked HERE. 

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