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Booking information

£2.50 per participating child, adults free.
Activities are designed for families with children aged 3+.

Buy tickets on the day from the Ticket Desk.

About this event

Have fun with art skills and exciting techniques to create something fabulous to take home inspired by the Horniman’s collections or seasonal celebrations.

February

  • 2 Feb - Chinese Dragon Mask: Join us to celebrate Chinese New Year by making a fabulous dragon mask.
  • 9 Feb - Carnival Wings: Celebrate carnival in Venice by designing and making your own fabulous, wearable carnival wings.
  • 16 Feb - Polar Bear Dens: Celebrate the launch of our new exhibition Brick Wonders by creating your own model snowy polar bear den, complete with polar bear.
  • 23 Feb - Polar Bear Dens: Celebrate the launch of our new exhibition Brick Wonders by creating your own model snowy polar bear den, complete with polar bear.

March

  • 2 Mar - No Art Makers - check listing for our Crossing Borders event instead.
  • 9 Mar - Carnival Bird Shaker: It's Carnival time in Rio! Shake up some sounds with your own colourful, feathery carnival bird shaker.
  • 16 Mar - Carnival Bird Shaker: It's Carnival time in Rio! Shake up some sounds with your own colourful, feathery carnival bird shaker.
  • 23 Mar - No Art Makers - check listing for our Youth Panel Takeover Day instead.
  • 30 Mar - Walrus Model: Celebrate International Day of the Seal by using modelling materials to make a walrus friend and an icy rock for it to sit on.

April 

  • 6 Apr - Walrus Model: Celebrate International Day of the Seal by using modelling materials to make a walrus friend and an icy rock for it to sit on.
  • 13 Apr - Frog Paper Bag Puppets: Find out about Save the Frogs Day and make a frog paper bag puppet to hop away with you.
  • 20 Apr - No Art Makers - check listing for our Easter Fair instead.
  • 27 Apr - Frog Paper Bag Puppets: Find out about Save the Frogs Day and make a frog paper bag puppet to hop away with you.

May

  • 4 May - Birds in Nests: It's International Dawn Chorus Day so we'll be using modelling materials to make a beautiful bird in a textured nest.
  • 11 May - Birds in Nests: It's International Dawn Chorus Day so we'll be using modelling materials to make a beautiful bird in a textured nest. 
  • 18 May - Bug Puppets: Celebrate Biodiversity Week by making a ladybird or beetle puppet. Choose your favourite and create a fun, wiggly puppet to play with.
  • 25 May - Bug Puppets: Celebrate Biodiversity Week by making a ladybird or beetle puppet. Choose your favourite and create a fun, wiggly puppet to play with.