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Family Art Club

A Duck for Mr Darwin Half term Events
Mon 26 Oct – Fri 30th Oct 2009

 

Day 1                 Monday 26 October            Poetry & Stories  
Take inspiration for the exhibition A Duck for Mr Darwin and write a poem or a short story. You can take it home with you or leave it in the space to be exhibited until the end of the exhibition.
Suitable for ages 5+ Venue: Mead Gallery Drop in anytime between 12noon – 7pm
Admission Free; Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Day 2                 Tuesday 27 October            All the World’s a Stage
Come along and pick a part, who do you want to be today?
Venue: Mead Gallery Drop in anytime between 12noon - 6pm Admission Free; Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Day 3                 Wednesday 28 October                 An Evolutionary Tale
Come along for an evolutionary tale about the animals today who have survived the animals of yesterday!
Suitable for Ages 5+  Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 2pm Admission Free; Children must be accompanied by an adult
Maximum Number 50, so please book a place by phoning Box Office on 02476 524 524

Day 4                 Thursday 29 October                     Be Creative!
Come along and see what you can create out of you bag of random materials.
Suitable for All Ages Venue: Mead Gallery Drop in anytime between 12noon – 4pm
Admission Free; Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Day  5                Friday 30 October                         Games & Activity Day
There will be a quiz to accompany the exhibition, and a game to play…. Feel free to drop in for half an hour.
Suitable for All Ages    Venue: Mead Gallery Drop in anytime between 12noon – 5pm
Free, Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For Information regarding the half term activities please phone the Mead Gallery on 02476 52258 or email louise.adams@warwick.ac.uk 

 

Saturday Art Club Saturday 17th October – 5th December 2009

Week 1               Saturday 17th Oct                Collect N’ Display
Experiment with exciting ways to display your own collection. Transform bits n bobs we normally throw away into a cabinet of curiosities. Why not bring along the kind of things you normally collect or a collection of things you love? If you have ever wondered how to display your natural collection then come along and be inspired!
Leader: Nadia Wazera                   Ages   5+      Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 2pm
Maximum number 15, so book early Admission £3.50 per child, accompanying adult free     

Week 2               Saturday 24th Oct                Drawing without Paper!
Get playful and try drawing without paper. Be inspired by nature and arrange shells, leaves etc to make artworks on the gallery floor. Take home photos of your work to remind you of your creations.
Leader: Nadia Wazera         Ages 5+        Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 2pm
Admission Free; Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Also after the workshop, between 3pm – 6pm come along and take part in the Big Draw, there will be drawing materials available for you to draw anything you like. Admission free.

Week 3               Saturday 31st October                    Scary creations!
Have a ‘hair raising’ time thinking about beasts and monsters… make scary creations for Halloween! Think about the creatures from years gone by or those creepy crawlies that still exist today. Think of any evolutionary creature, beast or monster and create the next mutation,
Leader: Amie Wiberley         Ages 5+        Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 2pm
Admission £3.50 per child, accompanying adult free       Maximum number 20, so book early

Week 4              Saturday 7 Nov                            It Lives!
Do you think you have Green Fingers? Come a long and find out… we will be making living sculptures!
Leader: Louise Adams         Ages 7+        Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 2pm
Maximum number 25, so book early Admission £3.50 per child, accompanying adult free

Week 5               Saturday 14 Nov                          A Duck, For Mr Darwin?
What happened here? You’ll have to piece the puzzle together, look over the results of the experiments and conclude what happened… help us unravel the mystery surrounding the Duck!
All Ages    Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 5pm
Free drop in, Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Week 6               Saturday 21 Nov                           Make your own evolutionary creature!
Make your very own evolutionary creature! This workshop will be crafting creatures, what will yours be? A butterfly, A Bee, Or something else…  
Leader: Amie Wiberley          Ages   5+      Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 2pm
Maximum number 25, so book early Admission £3.50 per child, accompanying adult free

Week 7               Saturday 28 Nov                          Crawl & Mark 
A workshop specifically aimed at early years. Come along and make your mark! Express yourself on the paper; think about movement of human, bird, insect, fish or some other creature. All participants must be accompanied by an adult
Leader: Louise Adams  Age Early Learning (0-5yrs)         Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 2pm
Admission Free Maximum Number 25      

Week 8               Saturday 5 Dec                   Make your own Christmas decoration!
Come along and use a variety of materials to make your own personalised festive decoration. Be inspired by the current exhibition (a Duck for Mr Darwin) or the show in the theatre (Snow Dragon) or just in Christmas and festivities in general. The staff will be on hand to show you their own creations and how to make them.
Free drop in: All Ages                             Venue: Mead Gallery 12noon – 3pm
Children must be accompanied by an adult

For all workshops: children must be accompanied by adult. For further details phone the Mead Gallery on 02476 52258 or email louise.adams@warwick.ac.uk  to buy tickets please contact box office on 02476 524524