Manchester Art Gallery

Holiday activities

Family workshops

During most school holidays we offer free artist led workshops for families. These sessions are suitable for all ages; we always work with 2 artists, one with an early years specialism and one who develops activities for older children. Keep an eye on this website for more details.

Clore Art Studio

Costume Factory – Free Family Art Session 

In preparation for World Book Day on Thursday 7th March, let us help you get your character ideas flowing and costumes started!

Come along for inspiration and assistance in designing, cutting and stitching felt masks, headdresses and logos to bring your Gruffalos and Gangsta Grannies to life!

Sessions run on Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd February

Drop in anytime betweeen 1-3pm, no need to book

Don’t forget our Clore Art Studio is open daily and that you can borrow a tool belt to explore the gallery anytime. If you want to draw, just ask our VS team if you can borrow a drawing pack from the front desk.