Adult Art Classes

Book in advance on 0207 704 9522
or email
£10.00, £8.00 members

Futurist Life Drawing
Monday 9 May 18.30-20.30

Inspired by our permanent collection of Futurist artwork, this class will explore drawing movement from life. Please bring A3 paper and a 2B pencil. Suitable for all levels.

Colour Enquiries
Monday 13 June 18.30-20.30

Experiment with abstract compositions to explore perceptual relationships between colour and light inspired by the Astrazione Oggettiva exhibition.

Four people working at tables with art materials

Family Art Days

These drop-in workshops are part of Islington Word Festival 2016. No booking required. Free for children accompanied by a paying adult.

Words in Freedom
Wednesday 1 June 11.00-14.00

Play with your senses and respond to paintings with sounds and words then transform them into hanging mobile poems to take away.

Colour and Word Tricks
Thursday 2 June 11.00-14.00

Try out the interactive Stroop Effect experiment to see how our brains experience the relationship between colour and words. Explore a variety of optical colour and word tricks and make your own using collage and drawing.

World 2016

Girl drawing a picture on colour paper

First Thursdays

The Collection will be open until 9pm, with a gallery talk on the exhibition The Experience of Colour taking place at 7pm on 5 May, 2 June, and 7 July.

Saturday Gallery Tours

Informal talks on aspects of the exhibition last approximately 40 minutes and are free with an admission ticket purchased on the day.

14 May 2016 at 15.00
Imogen Pasley-Tyler, art history guide

11 June; 2 July 2016 at 15.00
Giovanna Nicoletti, exhibition curator

18 June 2016 at 15.00
Claudia Zanardi, arts educator