Summer Holidays 2018 – July and August

Session 1: Monday 23rd July (whole day visit) – Mythology in Art: National Gallery outing

Monday 23rd July (whole day):  Outing to National Gallery – Mythology in Art!   We will take sketchbooks, art materials and picnics and learn about mythological paintings and the stories behind them


Session 2: Tuesday 24th July (morning) – Picasso with Clay!

Tuesday 24th July (morning):  Working with clay, we will learn about Pablo Picasso, greatest artist of the 20th century and the different art styles that he created.  To tie in with the major Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern link here


Session 3A: Wednesday 25th July (morning) – Observational Drawing!

Wednesday 25th July (morning):  We will learn how to observe and draw what we actually see (rather than what we think is there) bring your trainers!

Session 3B: Wednesday 25th July (afternoon) – Matisse!

Wednesday 25th July (afternoon):  Matisse!  Henri Matisse was the greatest colourist of the 20th century, whose innovations rivaled Picasso.  We will learn about his life and art, and create an artwork in his style.

Session 4: Thursday 26th July (morning) – Abstract Art!

Thursday 26th July (morning):  Abstract Art began in the early 1900s  – it has colour, line and shape but does not represent recognisable images – let your imagination fun free as you learn colour theory  – to tie  in with the major exhibition at Tate Modern link here

Session 5: Monday 30th July (whole day visit) – Mighty Masters: National Gallery outing

Monday 30th July (whole day):  Mighty Masters! National Gallery Outing – We will take sketchbooks, art materials and picnics and learn about and draw a number of Old Master paintings.

Session 6: Tuesday 31st July – Japanese Art!

Tuesday  31st July (morning):  Japanese artist, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was a huge influence on Western European art and is famous for his beautifully executed and serene series of Mount Fuji.  Learn about his fascinating life and art.


Session 7: Wednesday 1st August – Egyptian Art with clay!

Wednesday 1st August (morning):  learn about the Ancient Egyptians and create a Mummy and Sarcophagus from clay!

Session 8: Thursday 2nd August (morning) – Graphic Art – Harry Potter style!

Thursday 2nd August (morning):  Graphic Art Harry Potter style! – to tie in with the Graphic Art ‘Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts’ exhibition at House of MinaLima link here


Age:  suitable for children aged 5-13 

Time:  morning: 10.00 am – 1.00 pm; afternoon: 2.00 – 5.00 pm; National Gallery visits (Sessions 1 / 5): 10.30 am – 4.00 pm.  

Whole day:  children may stay from 10.00 am – 5.00 pm on 25th July, if they are signed up for the morning and afternoon sessions but should bring a packed lunch

Place:  all sessions at the KidsArtStudio except for National Gallery visits (Sessions 1 / 5) which begin and end at the Studio – we travel by train to/from the Gallery

Cost:  £35 per session per child except National Gallery visits (Sessions 1 / 5) which are £50 per child (payable on booking)

What’s included:  Art tuition, materials and snacks. Please note that for Sessions 1 / 5 and also for children staying the whole day on 25th July a packed lunch will be required

Consent:  Booking implies consent to use of your child’s art work on the KidsArt!  website and facebook page

Cancellation policy:  We are unable to refund but you may send another child not already booked in your child’s place

Full booking terms here!


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