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Early Years

You're never too young to experience the delights of the Gallery! Come and discover the possibilities of art with your little creative in our sensory sessions for mums and babies, Mini Masterpieces, or our exclusive family-friendly viewings of our temporary exhibitions, Early Introductions.

Mini Masterpieces

10–11am & 11.30am–12.30pm, £12 per adult & child, Suggested age: Sitting – 24 months

Experience the delights of the Gallery with your little one. Explore themes within our Permanent Collection and then create your very own masterpiece in a practical, hands-on session. Our focus changes monthly to keep your little ones engaged. 

Tove Jansson and the World of the Moomins

Thursday 18 January

Air, Sea and Land: Travel and Movement

Tuesday 6 February

Thursday 22 February

Windows and Light: Exploring Architecture

Wednesday 7 March

Thursday 22 March

You and Me: Family Portraits in the Gallery

Tuesday 3 April

Thursday 19 April

Insects, Animals and Landscapes

Wednesday 2 May

Thursday 17 May

Early Introductions - David Milne Early View 

Friday 23 February & 13 April, 8.30–10am, Adults standard exhibition entry charge; children FREE, All ages welcome

Gain exclusive access to our temporary exhibition, David Milne: Modern Painting with your little ones! Buggies, roaming toddlers and excited squeals encouraged. There will also be an art-making activity for you to enjoy in these relaxed, family-friendly viewings.

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Event details

Start date
7 January 2018
End date
17 May 2018
Varying - see individual session details
Varying - see individual session details.