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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. 

Windows and Light: Exploring Architecture

Tuesday 5 September

Thursday 21 September

You and Me: Family Portraits in the Gallery

Tuesday 3 October

Thursday 19 October

Tove Jansson and the world of the Moomins

Tuesday 7 November

Thursday 23 November

Insects, Animals and Landscapes

Tuesday 5 December

Early Introductions

Friday 17 November & 8 December, 8.30–10am, Adults standard exhibition entry charge; children FREE, All ages welcome

Gain exclusive access to our temporary exhibition, Tove Jansson (1914–2001) with your little ones! Buggies, roaming toddlers and excited squeals encouraged. Enjoy a flower garland-making activity and a Moomin playhouse in this relaxed, family-friendly viewing.

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Event details

Start date
5 September 2017
End date
8 December 2017
Varying - see individual session details
Varying - see individual session details