Summer art activities offer free family fun

12 July 2010

Free family fun is on offer with a range of activities during this summer at Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill.

The workshops have a Victorian theme as part of the gallery's 125th birthday celebrations.

INTRIGUING TALES

Tuesday 13, 20, 27 July and 3 August

Step back in time with fantastical Victorian stories told by the gallery's splendid storyteller 1pm-1.45pm and 2pm-2.45pm.

MAGICAL MOVES

Wednesday 14, 21, 28 July and 4 August

Posture, pirouette and promenade in fun Victorian dance workshops.

1pm-1.45pm for 5-7 year olds

2pm-2.45pm for 8-11 year olds

A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE

Thursday 15, 22, 29 July and 5 August

Create a beautiful Victorian photograph album of photos of friends and family.

1pm-1.45pm and 2pm-2.45pm

PHOTOGRAPHIC PHANTASMAGORIA!

Friday 16, 23, 30 July and 6 August

Create your own magical Victorian photograph, complete with spooky ghosts or fanciful fairies.

1pm-1.45pm and 2pm-2.45pm

Activities are particularly suitable for families with primary school age children, except where age groups are specified. Children must not be left unaccompanied at any time.

Booking for workshop places will open at 10am on the day of the workshop but cannot be done in advance. You can book in person at the gallery or telephone (01224) 523700. Places are limited, so book in early.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

Sunday 2pm - 5pm

CLOSED MONDAY

Admission free