Aberdeen Maritime Museum and Aberdeen Treasure Hub


Special Events and Workshops
01/01/2015 - 02/12/2017
Various sessions

Welcome to our Get Creative programme!

We are pleased to present a programme of events and workshops for teens, adults and families from September to December. This is a special opportunity to come in to explore art and craft with our experienced, friendly and creative tutors.



Check out our programme of events and workshops below.

get creative

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Friday 27 October, 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Teen Halloween scream!
Learn to move like a zombie or cook like a killer. Try out murderous make-up techniques. Make your Halloween 2017 a night to remember!
£3.50 + booking fee
13-16 yrs

Eventbrite - Teen Halloween scream!



Saturday 16 September, 10am-12noon and 1-3pm
Thursday 12 October, 10am-12noon and 1-3pm
The art of drawing
Inspired by our Sea Change exhibition this introductory workshop is led by acclaimed Aberdeen artist Shelagh Swanson
£7.50 + booking fee

Saturday 16 September, 10am-12noon

Eventbrite - The art of drawing - 16 September, 10am

Saturday 16 September, 1-3pm

Eventbrite - The art of drawing - 16 September, 1pm

Thursday 12 October, 10am-12noon

Eventbrite - The art of drawing - 12 October, 10am

Thursday 12 October, 1-3pm

Eventbrite - The art of drawing - 12 October, 1pm


Thursday 28 September, 11am-1pm and 2.30-4.30pm
Scrimshaw printing
Lisa Gribbon introduces the simple technique of scrimshaw printing, an artform developed by sailors. No experience necessary. All materials provided.
Free, booking required

Thursday 28 September, 11am-1pm

Eventbrite - Scrimshaw printing, 11am


Thursday 28 September, 2.30-4.30pm

Eventbrite - Scrimshaw printing, 2.30pm


Friday 10 November, 10.30am-4pm
Scrimshaw printing masterclass
Perfect your printing with Lisa Gribbon in this full-day scrimshaw masterclass.
£15 + booking fee

Eventbrite - Scrimshaw printing masterclass, 10.30am


Saturday 2 December, 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.30pm
Have a cool yule!
We have some of the best DIY gift ideas around - so good you'll want to keep them!
£5.50 + booking fee

Saturday 2 December, 10.30am-12.30pm

Eventbrite - Have a cool yule!, 10.30am


Saturday 2 December, 1.30-3.30pm

Eventbrite - Have a cool yule!, 1.30pm



Aberdeen Treasure Hub

Tuesday 17 October, 10.30am-12pm and 1-2.30pm
Dark arts and creepy crafts
Join artist Emma Leigh-McKay for spooky arts and hair-raising crafts. Dare you try our 'yucky-dip'?
Free, drop-in, no booking required


Thursday 19 October, 10.30am, 12:30pm and 2.30pm (1hr sessions)
Wild music!
Join Diana Peers for a fun session of animal-themed music, games and dancing.
£2.50 + booking fee

Thursday 19 October, 10.30am (1hr session)

Eventbrite - Wild music!, 10.30am

Thursday 19 October, 12:30pm (1hr session)

Eventbrite - Wild music!, 12.30pm 

Thursday 19 October,  2.30pm (1hr session)

Eventbrite - Wild music!, 2.30pm