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.

Easter art sessions for families

Sessions run Wednesday – Saturday.

April: 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th

All sessions are free. Drop in anytime between 1-3pm.

This Easter join us for creative activities linked to our new mindfulness exhibition And Breathe… In these artist led sessions you will create tactile taking notice tools to take home. And if you’d like too, learn how to practice fun mindfulness techniques together as a family. We will have two studios open for you to explore, one for early years children and one with activities for older children.

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.

To see photographs of our February half term workshop, visit our Flickr page.