Childrens Art Courses @ Whitechapel Gallery East London (6 to 9 June)


If you’re a budding artist, then you should have a look at these practical courses that take place at the Whitechapel Gallery.

These courses for 5–8 and 9–12 year-olds are led by artists Daniel Wallis and Louisa Martin and inspired by the current Gillian Wearing exhibition.

Be Yourself; Be Someone Else; Be Someone Famous; Be Yourself

Led by artist Daniel Wallis
6-7 June, 11-3pm
5-8 years

Whether it’s disguising yourself as a famous person or pretending to be yourself, this 2 day course asks you to recreate famous scenes and excite the boring spaces you see every day. Take some photos, do a bit of drawing, meet new people and discover something new about yourself.

How Do You Do You?

Led by artist Louisa Martin
8-9 June, 11am-3pm
9-12 years

Explore your identity through the medium of costume, discovering new ideas and new things about who you are. Use your imagination and play around with words, photography and performance. Suitable for the loud and the shy alike!

Event Info:

Price: £45 for a 2-day course

Book via 0207 522 7888

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Children should bring a packed lunch and wear suitable clothing for drawing and craft activities

All children will attend the course independently unless under special circumstances.

All Education Curators and artists’ assistants are fully police checked.

Parents and guardians should drop off children at the Information Desk at 10.45am for an 11am start on each day and arrive to pick-up at 3pm.

On the final day there will be a mini-exhibition of the children’s work to view from 3pm until 3.30pm.