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Family Summer/Autumn Programme

Autumn events


MUSA Young Archaeologist

Sat 30 August to 29 November, 2-3.30pm (7-12 yrs)

For the budding archaeologists amongst you we’re back with more exciting hands-on sessions to develop your archaeology skills and knowledge of the past. Workshops take place on the last Saturday of each month at MUSA Free, but booking essential.

Romans: Sat 25 October, 2-3.30pm

Greeks: Sat 29 November, 2-3.30pm 


Arty Saturdays ‘Barbara Rae’

Every Saturday 23 August – 13 December, 1-3pm (All ages)

Challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork. Spin the colour wheel to look at the colour combinations. Rub different surfaces to create texture. Draw from your memories of your favourite places. Spot the different lines and shapes from the prints on display.



Puppet-making for Children

Fri 24 October, 10.30am-12pm (3-6s) and 2-4pm (7-12s)

Watch puppets come to life through stories and songs then create a puppet of your own from colourful scrap materials and learn how to operate it. This fun, hands-on workshop at MUSA will be led by professional puppeteer Sylvia Troon. Free, but booking essential.

Texture Trails

Fri 14 November, 1.30-2.15 (3-6s) and 2.30-3.30 (7-12s)

Create a fantastic mixed media artwork inspired by the Barbara Rae exhibition. Paint different textures using bubble wrap, leaves and whatever you can find. Wrap, coil, and twist string to create shapes you can print and pattern. Takes place at MUSA. Under 7s must be accompanied by an adult. Free, but booking essential. 

Inside the Body: Silhouette Animation

Sun 30 November, 2-4pm (Teenagers and adults)

What actually happens inside your body? Our friends from Clydebuilt Puppets show you how to use silhouette projection techniques to explore different aspects of your inner self, perhaps with surprising results… Be prepared to make some gooey inner bits and remember, we are made up of lots of water! Free, but booking essential.