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Free creative art sessions for young people at the Aberdeen Art Gallery

Free workshops for young people at the Aberdeen Art Gallery, full press release below-

Young people from across the North-east are being invited to explore the art of portraiture during the October holiday at Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill.

These free creative sessions for young people aged 14 – 19 years-old are inspired by the upcoming BP Portrait Award and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics.

The BP Portrait Award goes on show at Aberdeen Art Gallery from Saturday 12 November 2011 until Saturday 21 January 2012. Continue reading

Free Summer Art Activity Packs



On Saturday 18th June Arts Development  invited people along to the Aberdeen Art Gallery to have a sneak preview of what creative activities the team are available to offer over the summer holidays.


Arts Development have devised five exciting children’s art and wildlife activity packs for summer 2011 suitable for children ages 5-12 years activities include: Continue reading

Our Story Exhibition – Open Now

‘Our Story’ Exhibition now open at the Aberdeen Art Gallery (Studio Workshop).

‘Our Story’ was an innovative year long multi-arts project. The project was delivered over two stages. Firstly the presentation of ‘Our World’, a community participation collaboration with the Aberdeen International Youth Festival Parade, the second stage is end of project exhibition atAberdeenArtGallery. Continue reading

Free Art Activities at the Aberdeen Art Gallery – book now!

Arts Development
Our Story Exhibition Programme, May – June 2011

All activities are free and will be held in Aberdeen Art Gallery Studio Workshop.

Places are limited, please book activities in advance (unless otherwise stated) by contacting Arts Development on Tel: 01224 523640

Family Art Workshop ‘Make a Mini Me’.
Saturday 7 May,
Book on one of the four sessions,
Mornings 10.30 – 11.30 or 11.45 – 12:45 
Afternoons 1.15 – 2.15 or 2.30 – 3.30pm
Join in with this fun, family friendly activity to create and decorate your own Mini Munny figure, personalised with different accessories and paints.
Workshop suitable for children ages 6 years and over must be accompanied by an adult. Continue reading

Silver City Soul – A Portrait of Aberdeen

Who, where and what makes Aberdeen what it is?
Residents have had the opportunity to get involved in this unique arts project to create a contemporary portrait of the city, its characters, places and the reality of life for its communities. Shaping the way the city is represented. Continue reading

Lewis Chessmen workshop

Here is a selection of images from the ‘Lewis Chessman’ themed workshop being led by artist Chris Bailey at WhiteSpace. I’m sure you would agree that this is some impressive work by our partcipants . To see the real Lewis Chessman go along to the Aberdeen Art Gallery where the exhibition will be running until the 8th January 2011.

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