Chinese New Year at Glasgow Museums

It's Chinese New Year and 2018 it's the Year of the Dog! Glasgow museums have a whole programme of family events planned to celebrate!

Chinese New Year at Glasgow Museums

About Chinese New Year at Glasgow Museums

Drop in to Kelvin Hall, Riverside Museum or Kelvingrove and celebrate Chinese New Year 2018.

We will be working with Ricefield Arts for an afternoon of dance, games and play from Chinese and Scottish cultures. Don’t forget to join in our fun family trail and a lion dance between Kelvin Hall, Riverside Museum and Kelvingrove.


Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit.

Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit.
Events are FREE unless otherwise stated.

The activities listed here are for family groups and children. If you would like to arrange a visit for an organised group, please contact the individual museum in advance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Chinese New Year at Glasgow Museums are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Various Venues or Glasgow Museums

Inner City

Inner City

16th February 2018 - 11th November 2018
Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) presents Inner City, a group exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Michael C McMillen and Glasgow-based artists Alberta Whittle and Mitch Miller.
The Four Graces

The Four Graces

30th May 2018 - 22nd October 2018
Scottish artist Avril Paton’s latest work, The Four Graces (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum), is now on show in the iconic building it depicts.
Scotland Street School Remembers

Scotland Street School Remembers

7th June 2018 - 30th September 2018
Scotland Street School Remembers revisits the history of Scotland Street Schoool and the surrounding community with a fascinating documentary by Scottish artist and filmmaker Margaret Moore!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

25th September 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

26th September 2018
Wee Creatives are regular playful sessions for under 2s at Glasgow Museum Resource Centre... Explore! Create! Play! Fun!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

28th September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

29th September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

29th September 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

2nd October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

5th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Learn To Draw Still Life With Charcoal

Learn To Draw Still Life With Charcoal

7th October 2018
Join artist Saul Robertson at the Gallery of Modern Art and learn how to draw still life using charcoal.
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

9th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

12th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Wizard School

Wizard School

16th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Join Scotland Street School for some spellbinding tricks and enchanting alchemy at their magical Wizard School this October Half Term!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

16th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

19th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

23rd October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

26th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

30th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

2nd November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Learn To Draw Still Life With Pencil

Learn To Draw Still Life With Pencil

4th November 2018
Join artist Saul Robertson at the Gallery of Modern Art and learn how to draw still life using pencil.
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

6th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

9th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

13th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

16th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

20th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

23rd November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

27th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

30th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

4th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

7th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

11th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

14th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

18th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

21st December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

28th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!

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