Special & Holiday Activities

Throughout the year, there are various special events to inspire children with stimulating and fun activities during holiday periods and at weekends.

 

The Big Stitch Up!

 

Ages 7+

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Sat 15 & Fri 21 February

1.30-4.30pm

Free, drop-in

Join our gallery embroiderer Helen McCook and help create a giant group work in the Great Hall using super-size stitches and lots of imagination!

 

Drawing with Thread

 

Ages 7+

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Thu 20 February

2pm & 3.30pm (1hr)

Free. To book call 0131 624 6560.

Tired of paint and brushes? Embroidery artist Helen McCook will help you explore the exciting world of fabrics, colour and threads and not a sewing machine in sight!

 

Titian's Workshop

 

Ages 7+

Scottish National Gallery

Mon 14 & Tue 15 April

2-4pm

Free, booking essential. To book places call 0131 624 6560

See what it's like to be Titian's apprentice for the afternoon. Explore the amazing world of colour and pigment and have a go at mixing your own paint.

 

The Big Stitch Up!

 

Ages 7+

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Fri 21 February

1.30-4.30pm

Free, drop-in

Join our gallery embroiderer Helen McCook and help create a giant group work in the Great Hall using super-size stitches and lots of imagination!

 

Drawing with Thread

 

Ages 7+

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Thu 20 February

2pm & 3.30pm (1hr)

Free. To book call 0131 624 6560.

Tired of paint and brushes? Embroidery artist Helen McCook will help you explore the exciting world of fabrics, colour and threads and not a sewing machine in sight!

 

Titian's Workshop

 

Ages 7+

Scottish National Gallery

Mon 14 & Tue 15 April

2-4pm

Free, booking essential. To book places call 0131 624 6560

See what it's like to be Titian's apprentice for the afternoon. Explore the amazing world of colour and pigment and have a go at mixing your own paint.

 

Titian's Marvellous Myths

 

Ages 7+

Scottish National Gallery

Sat 19 April

2-3pm

Free, drop-in

Join Storyteller and musician Marion Kenny and be transported into a magical world of myth and legend inspired by the work of Titian.

 

Little Feet Dance Workshops

 

Ages 3-5

STUDIO - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - MOD ONE

Fri 16 & Sun 18 May

10.30am-12noon

Free, booking essential. To book places call 0131 624 6560

Led by Margaret Morris Movement, explore the sights, sounds and sensations of the seaside with your little ones in this fun packed creative dance adventure inspired by the J D Fergusson exhibition. Create a beautiful sun headdress to wear as you explore the sand, dive into the ocean and meet amazing sea creatures!

 

Titian's Marvellous Myths

 

Ages 7+

Scottish National Gallery

Sat 19 April

2-3pm

Free, drop-in

Join Storyteller and musician Marion Kenny and be transported into a magical world of myth and legend inspired by the work of Titian.

 

Little Feet Dance Workshops

 

Ages 3-5

STUDIO - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - MOD ONE

Fri 16 & Sun 18 May

10.30am-12noon

Free, booking essential. To book places call 0131 624 6560

Led by Margaret Morris Movement, explore the sights, sounds and sensations of the seaside with your little ones in this fun packed creative dance adventure inspired by the J D Fergusson exhibition. Create a beautiful sun headdress to wear as you explore the sand, dive into the ocean and meet amazing sea creatures!