Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club for 5-13 year olds
Saturdays 10.30am-12.30pm
£9 (£8 until 25 January)

A fortnightly workshop (term-time, excluding bank holidays) for aspiring young artists. Expand your skills and discover new techniques, exploring the Museum's permanent collection and temporary exhibitions with our experienced artists, creating something special to take home.
There is also the option to work towards the nationally recognised ‘Discover' and ‘Explore' Arts Awards. Read more>>
To book call 01225 388568 or email

11 January
Felted Fun
- felt pictures
Construct your own textile piece with images drawn from our collection

25 January
Science in the Picture
- responding to the Joseph Wright of Derby exhibition
Build your own volcano

8 February
Printing Pictures
- based on wood engravings by Simon Brett.
Using a variety of techniques, including relief printing, the class will explore why and how prints are made

1 March
Making in the Round
- inspired by the stereoscopic photographs of Picasso
The class will explore the many surfaces of three dimensional sculpting in clay

15 March
Casting Around
- responding to the Kathy Dalwood exhibition
The class will focus on plaster casting figurines and assembling them into a table-top exhibition

29 March
Painting People
- as the title suggests!
An exploration of portrait painting. The focus is on the Holburne's collection and painting your own portraits

26 April
Treasure Boxes
- inspired by a beautiful cabinet in the Museum's collection
Create your own fantastic box of treasures