SUMMER HALF TERM Tuesday 1 to Saturday 5 June
For children aged 2 to 5 Magic Carpet storytelling 11.30am Join us and fly away on the magic carpet, which comes to land in front of a different painting each day. Storytelling sessions last half an hour.
For families with children aged 5 to 11 Free practical two-hour art workshops. 11am, repeated 2pm We’re going on a boar hunt (we’re not scared)!11am, repeated 2pm
The hunter in Diego Velázquez’s painting ‘La Tela Real’ is actually King Philip IV of Spain. With the help of artist ThomasGosebruch we will make a picture book about the big event. For all ages
Family Walk and Talk12.30–1.30pm Join us on a journey through the Gallery where we will walk, talk and bring paintings alive!
DON’T FORGET OUR FREE FAMILY SUNDAYS!
JUNE 2010 All sessions are free Every Sunday is Family Sunday at the National Gallery. Join us for a range of activities designed especially for families to enjoy and learn together.
For families with children aged 5 to 11 Free hands-on art workshops at 11am, repeated 2pm, every Sunday. Meet in the Education Centre Foyer (Orange Street entrance). Workshops last two hours.
Spectacular Journeys 20 June Travel into the distance and gain a new perspective in this drawing and paper construction workshop with artist Harriet Hill.
A World Within a World 13 June Join artist Sarah Tombs to discover a wonderful world within a painting – then create your own.
Marvellous Blooms 27 June Take a closer look at a fantastic floral painting in the National Gallery and make a colourful collage with artist Viyki Turnbull.
Colourful Perspectives 6 June Explore the excitement of colour and new perspectives for making your own art with artist Robin-Lee Hall.
For under-5s Magic Carpet storytelling Fly away on the magic carpet, which comes to land in front of a different painting each day. Each story ties in with the four workshop themes for this season. Suitable for children aged 2–5 years.10.30–11am and11.30am–12 noon every Sunday Meet in the Education Centre Foyer
More Gallery fun for all ages Family Walk and Talk 6 June12.30–1.30pm Meet in the Education Centre Foyer Join us on a journey through the collection where we will walk, talk and bring paintings alive!
Trails and audio tours Print out a trail from www.nationalgallery.org.uk/families and explore the Gallery, or discover more with a family audio tour (available every day from the Audio Guide Desks).
No need to book for workshops, talks or storytelling, but places are limited and allocated on arrival. Children must be accompanied by an adult to all events. For more information on National Gallery family events, please visit www.nationalgallery.org.uk/what or telephone 020 7747 2894/2885.