Saturday Art Club has been inspiring families for 14 years. Come along to these fun and creative workshops up in our roof top studio. Take inspiration from the artworks on display while trying out different materials and techniques. Drawing, painting, sculptures, printing, collage, what will you be making this week?
Recommended for children 5 - 12 years.
16th March: Science fun
What do art and science have in common? Inspired by the film by Fischli+Weiss in Gallery 2, you will make our own crazy science experiments while at the same time creating your artistic masterpiece!
23rd March: Superstitions and Stories
Sarah Forrest was influenced by the rich Gaelic folklore of Lewis and in particular ‘An Da Shealladh’ (second sight). Come along to this Saturday Art Club to learn some Gàidhlig and come up with your own storyboard.
30th March: Votes for Women
Domestic bliss in Gallery 4 relates to feminist discussions, among which a celebration of the suffragettes movement. Inspired by these artworks in our exhibition, come and celebrate the achievements of the suffragettes by making posters and badges to take home with you.
6th April: Easter Pop-Ups
Design and make three dimensional cards and Easter Boxes inspired by our new show in Gallery 4, Domestic Bliss.
13th April: Paolozzi's Paper Sculptures
Have some crafty fun with paper and get inspired by the artist Eduardo Paolozzi's fantastic sculpture in Gallery 2.
20th April: Easter Bonnet
Come to this Saturday Art Club and make your own Easter bonnet as inspired by Beryl Cook's Hen Party.
27th April: Drawing in Colour
Get inspired by the new show in Gallery 3, Perspectives on Drawing, and experiment with colours and shapes in this creative workshop.
4th May: Magic Mushrooms
Create a magical toadstool house inspired by Popular Peacetime Saw, Aaron Angell's clay toadstool sculpture in Gallery Two show TASTE!
11th May: Designer Mood Boards
Taking inspiration from the Domestic Bliss exhibition in Gallery 4, bring together lots of different ideas and materials that would help you design your perfect room.
18th May: Cardboard Canvases
A painting doesn't always have to be on a canvas! Alasdair Gray painted onto brown paper when he depicted Jimmy Reid and his family. In this Saturday Art Club we'll use cardboard as our canvas to make your own family portrait.
25th May: Glass Painting
Take a look at Aaron Angell's artwork Peach Portcullis in our TASTE! exhibition, then come to the Studio and have a go at painting your own pictures and patterns on glass!
1st June: A Perry Potted History
Learn more about the artist Grayson Perry through his beautiful sketchbooks and by looking at his amazing vase in our Gallery 4 show Domestic Bliss.
8th June: Printed Wallpaper
Design your own wallpaper sample by drawing shapes and patterns found in the Domestic Bliss exhibition in Gallery 4.
15th June: You Scream, I Scream, We All Want Ice Cream!
Everyone loves ice-cream! Come along to this Saturday Art Club and make your own ice-cream sculpture, as inspired by Scott Myles' Ice-cream paperweights.
22nd June: Move that body!
Join us for this fun workshop and make a dynamic 2D puppet! Then go to Gallery 3 and make it move like the human bodies pictured in the show Perspectives on Drawing.
29th June: Giddy Gruesome Creatures
Make your own colourful and vibrant creature inspired by Niki de Saint Phalle's playful sculptures in our Gallery 4 show Domestic Bliss.
Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit. Events are also FREE unless otherwise stated.
Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit.
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