It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas!

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum hold regular workshops for kids, come along on December 8th or 9th and make your own holiday-scented play-doh!

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas!

About It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas!

Make your own holiday-scented play-doh inspired by christmass-y motifs in Kelvingrove's artworks.

Suitable for ages 5+.

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 It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum or Glasgow Museums

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

8th March 2019 - 31st December 2020
Domestic Bliss is a new exhibition that brings together works from Glasgow Museums' collection to reflect on GoMA's building history as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space!
T.Rex in Town

T.Rex in Town

18th April 2019 - 31st July 2019
Step back in time to the Cretaceous period at Kelvin Hall and meet Trix in this once in a lifetime opportunity to come face to face with a T.Rex!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

25th May 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

25th May 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

29th May 2019
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

31st May 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

1st June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

1st June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

3rd June 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

7th June 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

7th June 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Friday Morning - Looking and Observing

Friday Morning - Looking and Observing

7th June 2019
Join Drawing Life for their Friday morning 'Looking and Observing' course at Kelvingrove Museum focusing on observational drawing from sculpture!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

8th June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

8th June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

14th June 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Steams Ahead at Kelvingrove

Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Steams Ahead at Kelvingrove

15th June 2019 - 16th June 2019
Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Science Festival takes over Kelvingrove Museum for a weekend of fun and inspiration on June 15th & 16th!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

15th June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

15th June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

21st June 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

22nd June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

22nd June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

26th June 2019
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 June 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

29th June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

29th June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

5th July 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Linda McCartney Retrospective

Linda McCartney Retrospective

5th July 2019 - 12th January 2020
A major retrospective of photography by Linda McCartney will be shown in the UK for the first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow from 5th July 2019 to 12th January 2020!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

12th July 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

19th July 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

26th July 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

2nd August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

9th August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

16th August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

23rd August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

30th August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

6th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

13th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

20th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

27th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

4th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

11th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

18th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

25th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

1st November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

8th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

15th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

22nd November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

29th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

6th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

13th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

20th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!

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