January events at National Potrait Gallery

January 1, 2010toJanuary 31, 2010

Saturday 16 January

  • 11.30 and 14.30
  • Family Art Workshops
  • Third Saturday of every month. Family session exploring portraits in the Collection, followed by an art activity.
  • Suitable for ages 5+.
  • 14.00 and 15.00
  • Storytelling for Families MH
  • Drop-in storytelling sessions in the Gallery on the third Saturday of every month.
  • Suitable for ages 3+

Saturday 20 February

  • 11.30 and 14.30
  • Family Art Workshops
  • Third Saturday of every month. Family session exploring portraits in the Collection, followed by an art activity.
  • Suitable for ages 5+.

Saturday 20 February

  • 14.00 and 15.00
  • Storytelling for Families
  • Drop-in storytelling sessions in the Gallery on the third Saturday of every month.
  • Suitable for ages 3+

HALF-TERM HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

Monday –  Friday 15 – 19 February

  • 11.30 and 14.30
  • Talking Heads
  • A week of activities and workshops exploring contemporary and traditional sculpture in the Collection.
  • Using a wide range of materials, families will have the opportunity to make 3D portraits
  • Weekdays only.
  • Suitable for ages 5+ and their carers.
  • 11.00, 13.00 and 15.30
  • Tour and Draw
  • A week of Tour and Draw sessions led by artists and storytellers.
  • Weekdays only. No ticket required.

Family Art Trails
An exciting range of free art trails are available for families with children aged 5+. Look at Me! collectable art cards, Keeping Secrets Storybook with exclusive illustrations by Rosie Flo’s colouring books and the Making Portraits activity trail which encourage families to explore portraits with fun drawing activities and questions. Collect a copy from the Information Desk in the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall.

After School Art Club
Is someone in your family aged between 12 and 14? If so they might like to book for our weekly After School Art Club, a great opportunity to build up their skills and meet others who are interested in art.  For more details and to book a place call 020 7312 2483.

National Portrait Gallery
Trafalgar Square, London

Opening hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday: 10am – 6pm (Gallery closure commences at 5.50pm)
Late Opening: Thursday, Friday: 10am – 9pm  (Gallery closure commences at 8.50pm)

Travel
Nearest Underground: Leicester Square/Charing Cross

Website
www.npg.org.uk