Space to Create! Back in-house sessions

As we reopen our doors, you are invited to in-person, family friendly Space to Create! workshops back in our Active Space.

Book tickets here.

Join us in our Active Space every Saturday for 45-minute creative sessions to draw, make and build together with your household. Activities are artist-led and inspired by our exhibitions – we encourage everyone to take part and get making.

All events require pre-booking. Our programme is suitable for children age 4+ unless stated, but all are welcome. All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

If all bookable slots are taken, please do look out for future opportunities.

Saturday 19 June
‘We Cannot Walk Alone’
Generate creative responses to Refugee Week 2021’s theme ‘We Cannot Walk Alone’, inspired by Martin Luther King’s famous 1963 civil rights speech.

Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 June
HALO workshops with Leap Then Look
Space to Create! moves to MAST Mayflower Studios for a special weekend of activity! Create your own art and experiment with sound and object making in these free workshops led by Leap then Look in response to Semiconductor’s installation HALO. Click here for more.

Saturday 3 July
Telephonic Youth
Artist Joey Walters invites you to explore the language associated with phones through binary code and collage. This workshop is part of a series of monthly Space to Create! sessions titled Telephonic Youth, linked to a research project led by Dr Eve Colpus (University of Southampton) and is sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, part of UK Research and Innovation.

Saturday 10 July
Marble Maze with Lisa Watts and ‘Dad’
Join artist Lisa Watts and her collaborator ‘Dad’ to construct your own marble maze inspired by their exhibition, My Crazy Family Golf in Gallery 1. Explore collaborating as a family to create together. Parents, grandparents, extended, foster and adopted family all welcome to join in and get making. Suitable for age 8+ as there will be some cutting and gluing involved.

Saturday 17 July
Build a Mini Gallery
Whilst our Gallery is transformed for its next show, create your own mini art gallery and curate or create your own art works to exhibit.

Saturday 24 July
Poetry with Ella Frears
Join Writer in residence Ella Frears to explore how the art gallery can inspire poetry.

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