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Arty Saturdays

Come along to the Gateway Galleries and get stuck into an exciting range of arty activities linked to the temporary exhibitions. Activities are suitable for all ages and change each week so bring along the whole family! Free, drop-in, no booking required.

Arty Saturdays: Skyward

12th March- 14th May, 1-3pm (all ages)

Are you fascinated by the magical world of birds? Ever dreamed of making your own wings to take to the skies? Drop in to the Skyward exhibition to colour, craft and create your own flights of fancy.

Arty Saturdays: Globetrotters

28th May - 20th August, 1-3pm (all ages)

Calling all adventurers! What would you most like to bring back from your travels? A sacred cup, a fish hook, a bell or a beastie perhaps? Design and make your own souvenirs inspired by the 2016 MUSA Young Artist Award.

Children's Events


Weds 30th March, 1.30-2.15pm (ages 3-6)

Let your creativity shine, create your own set of wings that will carry you throughout your day. Bring your colouring skills and imagination to this interactive workshop. Held at the Gateway Galleries. Free, but booking required.

Build Your Own Flying Machine

Weds 30th March, 2.30-3.30pm (ages 7-12)

Follow in the footsteps of Professor James Bell Pettigrew and invent your own flying machine, with the expert advice of our aeronautics team. Put your creation to the test as you compete for the titles of ‘longest’, ‘fastest’, ‘most stylish’ flight! Held at the Gateway Galleries. Free, but booking is required.



In Conversation with Kit Martin

Weds 23rd March, 5.30-6.15pm

Join the artist Kit Martin for an in-depth look at her work in Skyward. Kit will reflect upon her art, her processes amd the inspiration for her collection, James Bell Pettigrew. Discussion will be held at the Gateway Galleries in the Skyward exhibition space. Free, but booking required.