Walker – Events April – June

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Events and workshops – April – June 2009



– Exhibition events –

Graffi-Tee workshop
10 – 2.30pm        April 6, 16
A T-shirt design workshop led by the team from Zap Graffiti. Take inspiration from Fashion V Sport and design your own T-shirt to take away. (over 14’s) (Need extra 14 plus symbol –  it can replace the 15 plus symbol on the front cover key)
Limited places available, booking essential.  Call 0151 478 4178

Sports craze workshop
10.30 – 3pm         April 17,   May 27
Use a variety of textile/fashion mediums and techniques to decorate a stylish sports bag that you can take away. (over 14’s)

Fashion frenzy
1-4pm        May 28, 29
Design a wooden photo-frame inspired by clothes in Fashion V Sport or your favourite Walker characters like Henry VIII.  Take your people-shaped frame home and fill it with a photo of your choice! (over 5’s)


Big Art for Little Artists
Open daily 10am – 5pm
Craft activities 11am – 4pm
Big Art for Little Artists is our dedicated children’s gallery that brings art to life through paintings, sculpture, toys and costumes.

Parent and baby morning
10–11.15am         April 27,  May 11, 18,  June 1, 8, 15, 29
Join us in Big Art for a chance to meet other parents and babies and take part in specially designed activities (under 5s). Call 0151 478 4178 to book.

– Big Art activities –

Jigsaw making
1-4pm        May 16, 17
Be inspired by paintings such as Bathers Dieppe by Walter Sickert and Ben Johnson’s Liverpool Cityscape and create your own jigsaw. (over 5’s)

1-4pm        June 13, 14
Create your own magnetic bookmark inspired by the objects on display in our Craft and Design gallery.  (over 5’s)

– Workshops –

Something wild
1-4pm        April 8, 9
Make a mask inspired by our animal paintings such as Molly Longlegs by George Stubbs or some of the other characters featured in Something Wild…at the Walker Art Gallery – our brand new children’s book.

Terrible Tudors
11-4pm    April 18
Celebrate the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII accession to the throne at our Tudor themed activity day. Mask making, music performances, drawing activities and much more!
Pick up a ticket on the day from the welcome desk.

Pop-up puppets
1-4pm        June 27
Make your own pop-up puppet with artist Juliet Staines inspired by some of the people and animals in our paintings.

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