April @ The National Gallery

April 1, 2010toApril 30, 2010

Easter Holiday Fun

Magic Carpet storytelling @ 11.30am
Suitable for children aged 2 to 5 years

Join us and fly away on the magic carpet, which comes to land in front of a different painting each day.
Storytelling sessions last half an hour

Free practical two-hour art workshops @ 11am, repeated 2pm
For families with children aged 5 to 11

Now you see me…Now you don’t!
In this mixed-media workshop, discover the unexpected! Look at dramatic effects in paintings to make an artwork from light and shadow with artist Viyki Turnbull.

Family Walk and Talk @ 12.30–1.30pm
For all ages

Join us on a themed journey where we will walk, talk and bring paintings alive!

See www.nationalgallery.org.uk for full details.

Family Sunday
For families with children aged 5 to 11

Every Sunday is Family Sunday at the National Gallery. Join us for a range of activities designed especially for families to enjoy and learn together.
Free hands-on art workshops at 11am, repeated 2pm, every Sunday. Meet in the Education Centre Foyer, Orange Street Entrance. Workshops last two hours.

The Stage is Set
4 April

Go behind the scenes with artist Mary Evans to create a fantastic theatrical backdrop made from collage.

Ahoy There!
11 April

Discover an amazing painting and get on board to make your own floating boat with artist Al Johnson.

Surprise, Surprise!
18 April

Join artist Gayna Pelham and using mixed media learn how to save the day and transform a disaster into a triumph!

Chasing Shadows
25 April

With artist Noel Paine, explore patterns, shapes and colours in a National Gallery painting to make your own shadow puppet.

Magic Carpet storytelling
For under-5s
10.30am–11am and 11.30am–12 noon every Sunday

Fly away on the magic carpet which comes to land in front of a different painting each day. Each story ties in with the four workshop themes for this season.

For more information on National Gallery family events, please visit www.nationalgallery.org.uk

National Gallery, St Vincent House 30 Orange Street, London, London WC2 7HH United Kingdom