July events at the National Gallery

July 1, 2009toJuly 31, 2009

National Gallery

Holiday fun
Tuesday 28 July to Saturday 1 August

For under-5s
Magic Carpet storytelling, 11.30am, free
Meet in the Education Centre Foyer

For families with children aged 5 to 11
Free hands-on art workshops. 11am, repeated 2pm. Meet in the Education Centre Foyer. Workshops last two hours.
Creatures in Suspense
Using colour and texture, create wild and wonderful hanging sculptures with artist Noel Paine.

Workshops and storytelling continue Tuesdays to Saturdays until 22 August – see www.nationalgallery.org.uk for details.

Get into Art!
28 and 29 July
30 and 31 July

Free two-day practical art workshops for young people
Ages 12–14

Discover the secrets of light, line and perspective to customise your own contemporary interior with painter Robin-Lee Hall.
10.30am–3.30pm each day.
Meet in the Education Centre Foyer.

Family Sundays
All sessions are FREE
Every Sunday is Family Sunday at the National Gallery.

For families with children aged 5 to 11

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
5 July
Inspired by opulent interiors, create and transform your own space and put yourself in the picture with artist Aliki Braine.

Awash on the Thames
12 July
Join painter Jo Lewis on a journey down a sun-soaked river Thames while exploring reflection and colour à gogo.

Canvas Capture
19 July
Plotting characters on canvas, bring the fun of the outdoors inside with artist Gayna Pelham.

View-finding Visions
26 July
Experience perspective at new depths by making your own view-finder and cityscape with artist Robin-Lee Hall.

Free hands-on art workshops at 11am, repeated 2pm every Sunday. Meet in the Education Centre Foyer. Workshops last two hours.

Family Walk and Talk
All Ages Welcome
12.30 to 1.30pm First Sundays Only

5 July
Meet in the Education Centre Foyer
Join us on a journey through the collection where you will walk, talk and bring paintings alive!

Where can I find out more?
See the Fun Kids review on the National Gallery