Family Art Festival is back for October half term! Join us for fun and creative activities inspired by painting, textiles, ceramic and glass artworks on display. 

Make something different each session, all themed around autumn and linked to the Shipley’s exhibitions. 

Tuesday 26 October

10.30am – 12 noon 

1.30 – 3pm 

Autumn Days

Learn different water colour techniques to create your own water colour painting. Use the beautiful landscape paintings in the gallery as inspiration to create an atmospheric Autumn landscape. 

Get creative with collage and fabrics to create your own Autumn wreath. 

 

Thursday 28 October

10.30am – 12 noon 

1.30 – 3pm 

Clay Creations

Explore the gallery for inspiration of vases, bowls, sculptures and more. Can you find our ceramic dog? Or other animals in the gallery. Use clay to create your own clay creature. Or be inspired by our ceramics collection to make your own clay creation. While your clay dries use inspiration from the gallery to decorate your own ceramic pumpkin.