Daily Self-guided Activities • A family multimedia tour, with interactive games, is available at the Information Desk for a small fee. Make the Laughing Cavalier grumpy, match the dogs to their owners and find a dragon in the galleries!
• FREE armour handling in the Conservation Gallery: Find out what a brigandine is and how heavy a bullet-proof breastplate really was!
• A selection of FREE gallery trails is available at the Information Desk.
Free Drop-in Activities
The Little Draw Sundays 11 March, 1 April, 6 May, 1.30pm–4.30pm Free drop-in drawing workshop for all ages Join Artist and Illustrator Anna Saunders whose work incorporates a wide range of techniques and styles. From comic to classical, Anna’s drawings range from small and intricate to large and bold.
Loud Day! Round the World in
One Museum Monday 2 April, 10.30am–12.15pm and 2pm–3.45pm Discover unexpected treasures from around the world and join in with map reading, postcard making and much more in this relaxed workshop in which families can make as much noise as they like. A ‘chill out’ space will be located downstairs offering the chance to escape the hustle and bustle. Artist Marc Woodhead and educator Roxanne Matthews will lead this fun and truly interactive event.
Open and accessible, and if you have any particular needs you would like us to know about ring 020 7563 9577
Anna Saunders, Portrait in Progress
Learn about looking, drawing and interpretation using the rich wealth of objects and architecture on display at the Wallace Collection.
For more information about the ‘Big Draw’ and other workshops visit: www.drawingpower.org.uk
Family Public Tour Saturday 24 March, 2.30pm Have you been looking for the perfect unique family tour? Well look no further! Taking you on this exciting, creative, thrilling and interactive journey will be the young curators from St. Vincent’s Primary School. Explore the collection through new eyes and handle objects as they guide you through its intriguing corridors and magnificent rooms.
Toilet Mirror, attributed to André-Charles Boulle, France, 1713, (detail)
Fabulous Furniture Wednesday 6 June, 10.30am–12.15pm and 2pm–3.45pm Come and draw swags, swirls, flowers and the dancing monkeys that grace our wonderful decorative gilded brass and turtle shell furniture. Then make your own collage pattern in gold and bright jewel colours with the help of artist William Riding.
Family Public Tour
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