Skip to main content

Friday 13 October 2017

This Saturday, 14 October, Southampton Solent University’s Showcase Gallery will take part in a special family arts day, helping young people and families across the city discover creative spaces.

The Showcase Gallery has teamed up with the John Hansard Gallery, Southampton Central Library and Southampton City Art Gallery to offer free workshops, with the opportunity to gain an Arts Award for those aged 5-25 years old.

Follow the trail and discover an exciting range of free arts-based activities for all ages!

Solent Showcase
Sir James Matthews Building, Above Bar, SO14 7NN
‘Exhibition in a Day’, run by curator Kate Maple and artist Joe Ross. Take part in a range of creative activities to get the ideas flowing, then draw on the gallery walls to create a collaborative artwork for all to enjoy!

John Hansard Gallery will be based at Solent’s Showcase Gallery running a workshop based on 'A Good Neighbour' theme, asking the question - what does it mean to be a good neighbour in today's world?

Southampton City Art Gallery
Civic Centre, Commercial Road // Education Room (downstairs)
Artist Ali Eales will be creating fun 3-D mono-printed trees out of cardboard and paper.

Southampton Central Library
Civic Centre, SO19 7LW
Where's Wally? Come and see if you can spot Wally in the Library! Have fun drawing, colouring and sticking Wally-related craft activities and pick up a free Where's Wally mini book (until they run out!)

For further information, please contact the individual venues respectively.