Half Term Fun in crafts and clay at Hove Museum

Thanks to all those that came to the February half term creative workshops. We had such a lovely time that I thought I’d share the children’s work.

If you came – see if you can spot your artwork below. If you didn’t – here’s a taste of what happened. Our theme was inspired by the Cultural Icons exhibition.

The children used a wide range of art and craft materials to create their own characters in these popular workshops that were run by Nadya Derungs.

Wooden Spoons transformed (Photo by Alice Gough)
Working together to create designs (Photo by Alice Gough)
A Happy Face! (Photo by Alice Gough)
Two characters that cleverly stand up on their own – are they twins? (Photo by Alice Gough)
Hair and dress colour beautifully coordinated
(Photo by Alice Gough)

At these events we collected children’s views to find out what they have enjoyed and what they would like to do in the future at the museum. Thank you to the fifty-five children (aged 3-12) and their parents – your views will help us plan future events.

Smiley faces everywhere for these events!

Towards the end of half term, local potter Adam Campbell ran a clay mask-making workshop at the museum. Children and their parents had a relaxing morning of creativity – here’s what was made…

Arrrh! – it’s a pirate! (Photo by Louise Dennis)
The artist fashions roses from clay to put on her piece ‘Noahs Ark’
She has made a dove too – can you see it? (Photo by Louise Dennis)
A beautiful cat in clay (Photo by Louise Dennis)
Do you recognise ‘Toothless’ – from the film ‘How to Train your Dragon’? (Photo by Louise Dennis)
Can you see who this Marvel hero is? (Photo by Louise Dennis)

 

Children’s craft events are held throughout the year and we hope to see you soon for another great day.

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