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Raising the next Picasso? Monthly art clubs at The Harley Gallery inspire creativity for ages 6-16

The Harley Gallery’s sell-out Art Club and Art Club Extra sessions are now booking for the 22/23
academic year.
The monthly art and craft classes take place in The Harley Gallery’s specialist Education Studio and
are led by professional artist Ruth Waller.
Art Club is for 6-11 year olds, who spend the sessions having fun and getting creative in a variety of
different ways. Children on these sessions develop their understanding of art and artists while
learning making skills. Art Club helps children to gain confidence and understanding for art and
creativity… and make new friends in the process.
For older children and young adults the Gallery also run Art Club Extra, which is for 11-16 year olds.
These sessions develop an understanding of art, and explore different forms of self-expression.
Participants gain an understanding of what it is to think like, and be an artist. Art Club Extra is a great
extension for those studying GCSE art at school, or just for fun.

All sessions take place on Saturday’s, and cost £70 for the full 10 session course. Places can be
booked on The Harley Gallery website.
Workshops will take place in The Harley Foundation’s specialist Education Studio, which is located
within a group of 21 professional artist’s workshops – and all set in beautiful countryside
Art Club and Art Club Extra sessions are led by Ruth Waller, who is an art tutor and professional
artist. Ruth is one half of award-winning creative partnership Waller Hewett, best known for their large
scale ‘bobble’ installations.
If you can’t commit to a full course, don’t worry – there’s always something to do with the kids and
young people at The Harley Gallery and Foundation.
There are free activities available every day. Head upstairs in The Harley Gallery for creative activities
themed to our contemporary exhibitions, or go next door to The Portland museum and pick up a
Travel Diary and doodle, sticker and write as your explore.
Don’t miss the Art Trail leading to Creswell Crags, with sculptures by Michelle Reader and Martin
Smith along the way.
– Art Club and Art Club Extra are monthly art clubs for children and young people at The Harley
– Sessions cost £70 for a 10 session course.
– Click here to book Art Club for 6-11 year olds.
– Click here to book Art Club Extra for 11 to 16 year olds.
– The Harley Gallery and Foundation is on the Welbeck estate, on the A60 south of Worksop. It
is 15 minutes from both the A1 and M1.
– The Harley Gallery and Portland Collection Museum are open 6 days a week, and are free to
enter with free parking.

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