GAINSBOROUGH'S HOUSE SUMMER ACTIVITIES 2017

Written by MiriamSpall on Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:39

Gainsborough's House is the birthplace of the leading English painter Thomas Gainsborough. It is now a museum and gallery, located at 46 Gainsborough Street in Sudbury, Suffolk

Gainsboroughs House, 46-47 Gainsborough St, Sudbury CO10 2EU

Tel. 01787 372958

 

25 Jul 10am-1pm

BIG SKIES

Create your weather pictures, record the weather and celebrate our fantastic skies.

£2 per child, £3 per adult, All ages, Drop-in

 

1 Aug 10am-1pm

IN YOUR FACE!

Create portraits and masks inspired by Gainsborough and Constable.

£2 per child, £3 per adult, All ages, Drop-in 

 

8 Aug 10am-12pm

ART ON THE MEADOWS FAMILY SVEN WALK

Walk like an artist and get creative with activities in the landscape that inspired Constable and Gainsborough.

£2 per child, £3 per adult, All ages, No need to book. Meet by the Mill Hotel, Walnut Tree Lane, Sudbury CO10 1BD.

Very easy walk, wheelchair accessible, Length –under a mile

 

2 Aug 11am-1pm & 2-4pm

LIVING PORTRAITS

Come and bring our portraits to life in this interactive drama workshop led by Ruth Mariner of Gestalt Arts. Get creative with mini drama games and activities.

£7.50 per child, Ages 7-11,

Booking essential on 01787 372958 

 

15 Aug 10am-1pm

DESIGN AND PRINT

Create your own printing patterns inspired by our silk exhibition. Make repeating patterns and printing blocks to design your own fabric bag.

£2 per child, £3 per adult, All ages, Drop-in

 

22 Aug 10am-1pm

COSTUME CREATIONS

Create colourful costumes using patterned and printed fabrics. Dress up and discover your 18th century self and take a selfie in the frame.

£2 per child, £3 per adult, All ages, Drop-in

 

29 Aug 10am-1pm

WARP AND WEFT

Weave with a multitude of materials including natural objects, fabrics, papers and yarn. Create your own mini-masterpieces and help us to make a giant Gainsborough’s House weaving.

£2 per child, £3 per adult, All ages, Drop-in

 

For more event information visit suffolkmuseums.org

Take a look at their brochure here

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