Last chance to see the first UK retrospective of one of the most celebrated illustrators of the 20th century, Tove Jansson (1914–2001).
Until 28 January 2018
The Private Made Public: Jacopo Bassano, The Adoration of Kings
Usually accessible by appointment only at Burghley House in Lincolnshire, this dazzling renaissance treasure is given the spotlight.
Until 21 Jan 2018
Tove Jansson: An Intimate Portrait
Enjoy a special evening exploring Tove Jansson’s life at home and on her travels, with readings from Jansson’s personal letters, screenings of her intimate home movies presented by Club des Femmes, and a talk by Jansson’s niece, Sophia Jansson
Mini Masterpieces: Tove Jansson and the World of the Moomins
10am – 11am and 11.30am – 12.30pm
£12 per adult & child
Experience the delights of our Collection with your child aged 6-24 months. Enjoy the exhibition with creative activities tailored for you and your baby, followed by a hands-on, sensory art session.
2 – 4pm, £3 per child, Suggested ages: 3yrs+
Join us for the final few Moomin-themed workshops as our Tove Jansson exhibition comes to an end. From a Moomin sculpture to a book bag, create a special keepsake to take home with you!
Cavatina Family Concert – The Thorne Trio
14 Jan, 2pm, Adults £5, Children FREE
A concert designed for young people. The Thorne Trio was accepted into the Blackheath Halls Young Artists Scheme, where they gave a series of recitals and education workshops. They are also winners of many prestigious awards, and during 2004/06 they held the post of Junior Fellows of the Royal College of Music.
Volunteer Interpretation Project
Drop-in sessions for 14-21 year olds
Are you a future artist or curator? Curious about what goes on behind the scenes of a gallery? Our new Unlocking Paintings project is launching this year and we are looking for young people to get involved! Get the chance to work with our curators to explore new ways of talking about our collection and develop new programmes and activities for young people. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to get involved.
6 January 2-4pm: Creative Introduction
10 January 5-7pm: Behind the Scenes Tour
20 January 2-4pm: Creative Introduction
23 January 5-7pm: Behind the Scenes Tour
If you are interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8299 8753