Young Creators

22 September - 15 December 2022
16:00 - 18:00

Free Event

Event Description

FREE Young People sessions at Leicester Museum and Art Gallery

Young Creators

Love art? If you are aged 15 -25 you could work with us to plan, create, and experience new skills in the City’s museums.

You will be involved in the workshops as well as having fun and meeting new people, you will gain new skills. Trust us, it's also going to look great on your CV!

The Young Creators sessions take place on Thursdays, 4.00-6.00pm on the following dates:

22nd September 2022: Induction to the Young Creators
Explore the Museum
Sketch book and Ink Drawing

29th September 2022: Where is Home?
Wax Art on cloth

6th October 2022: Nature’s Art: gardens in Leicester and Beyond
Silk printing

27th October 2022: Parallel Line: Eileen Cooper
Workshop around the exhibition

3rd November 2022: Parallel Line: Eileen Cooper
Workshop around the exhibition

10th November 2022: Animation, video and wed design – Shantelle York
Ink Drawing Art

17th November 2022: Colour coded birds
Bird feeders

24th November 2022: Colour coded birds
Thread and Quilling bird cards

1st December 2022: Egyptian gallery
Egyptian jewellery paperwork

8th December 2022: Rebuilding Lives: 50 years of Ugandan Asians in Leicester
Gift boxes Decoupage

15th December 2022: Open 33
3D felt decorations

These activities are inspired by the exhibitions at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery:

  • Work alongside a range of different artists, curators, and practitioners.

  • Create and plan innovative projects, events and career-driven workshops.

  • Increase your confidence and self-esteem, helping you make sense of the world.

  • Meet new young people working towards making positive creative changes in our communities.

  • Gain invaluable skills to add to your CV.

  • Attend exhibition openings and talks.

  • Gain an Arts Award qualification.

  • Become a volunteer.


It is essential to register in advance. Please email our Children and Young People's Officer.

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