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Shipley Art Gallery 2

Discover the gallery with your little ones and explore Shipley Art Gallery in a relaxed and creative way.
Suitable for 0-5 year olds (activities are best suited to over 2s but all welcome.)

Try the first session for free! (20 September)

Each session is based around a theme which children will discover in the artworks, such as colour, texture, line and animals.

20 September (free) - Chairs

Discover chairs on display around the gallery and decorate your own cushion.

27 September - Cut out Animal Kingdom

Find animals around the gallery. Make a big animal habitat together and create a story about it.

4 October - Walk the Dog

Find a friendly dog in one of our most famous paintings. Make your own dog to take for a walk around the gallery.

11 October - Time for Tea

Find tea party items around the gallery and make a teatime picture together.

18 October - Black and White

Discover black and white artworks and take part in a mouse treasure hunt. Make your own mouse puppet.

1 November - Golden Gourds

Find a pumpkin sculpture and make your own autumnal crafts.

8 November - Shapes around Me

Find shapes in the artworks and make your own 3D artwork.

15 November - Patterns

Find shapes around the gallery and make a pattern together. Use shapes to make music.

22 November - Crocodile Eggs

Hunt for a magic crocodile egg on display. Make your own clay crocodile.

29 November - Jewellery

Discover shapes in the jewellery on display and make an artwork together.

6 December - Shiny

Find shiny artworks and make your own shiny jewellery and pictures.

13 December - Festive Flora and Fauna

Discover the still life paintings, make a giant landscape picture together and make floral artworks.

Want to learn more about this event? Try our taster session over at Discovery Museum as part of Tiny Sparks Toddler Takeover on Wednesday 14 September.

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