It seems like only yesterday that it was the summer holidays and already the October half-term is here. So if you fancy being creative this half-term with the kids, the Walker Art Gallery is putting on a week full of activities from 24-29 October in conjunction with the first UK public showing of The Art Books of Henri Matisseexhibition.
Fun activities include:
A world of words
24, 27 October
1pm & 2pm
An interactive workshop of poems and movement. Bring art to life through play, imagination and words. (Collect a ticket on the day, ages 3+).
Big top at the Walker
25, 26 October
12 noon- 4pm
Explore the exhibition, be inspired by the circus images, have fun with members of Circus Zapparelli and learn some circus skills. (ages 5+).
27, 28 October
1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Get hands on and have a go at making your own print in our artist-led session. (Collect a free ticket on the day, ages 7+).
Helen Maher music
28, 29 October
Enjoy a performance of French accordion music.
'Le Clown' ('The Clown'), plate I of XX from the illustrated book Jazz, 1947. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection. © Succession H. Matisse/DACS 2011