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Big Draw Art

Art @ The Rural Life Centre • 17 Mar, 21 Apr, 19 May, 21 Jul to 20 Oct

A free "Big Draw Art" event. Museum admission prices apply.

Fossil Handling - with a twist!

Art @ Rotunda Museum • 30 Oct

Fossil Handling with a twist! Take inspiration from our collections and draw, draw, draw!

Apple inspired drawing

Art @ Vestry House Museum • 14 Oct

Join us for lots of fun apple inspired drawing activities

Artist Take-Over

Art @ Salford Museum and Art Gallery • 24 Oct

ARTIST TAKEOVER – THE BIG DRAW Wednesday 24 October, 11am - 3pm Salford Museum & Art Gallery
Artist Take Over

Bands F.C.

Art @ National Football Museum • 25 Oct

Remix your favourite football crests with Bands F.C.

Big Draw Festival

Art @ Milestones Museum • 13 Oct

Join us at Milestones Museum for the Big Draw Festival! Explore the Imagination Stations around the museum and be inspired by the past.
Big Draw at Milestones Museum

Big Draw!

Art @ National Maritime Museum, Greenwich • 29 Sep

Get inventive!
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Big Draw's Big Bash Weekend

Art @ The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum • 6 Oct to 07 Oct

Drop-in for a packed programme of workshops and gallery activities with the McMenace Gallery Gang and Comic Caper Artists!

Botanical Drawing

Art @ Huguenot Museum • 26 Oct

Be inspired by the botanical designs covering our museum.

Botanical Illustration Workshop

Art @ Snite Museum of Art • 27 Oct

Take a moment to stop and draw the roses during this workshop with botanical illustrator Kathleen Garness.
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Botanical Illustration Workshop for Art Educators

Art @ Snite Museum of Art • 20 Oct

Botanical drawing workshop just for art teachers!
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Burnby Hall Gardens Big Draw!

Art @ Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum • 14 Oct

This year we are taking part in the BIG Draw as part of our exciting three Heritage Funded Project!

Creatures of the Deep

Art @ Hull and East Riding Museum • 1 Nov

Discover the amazing creatures that lived in East Yorkshire at the time of the dinosaurs. Take inspiration from our fossisl and draw your own creatures of the deep. Free, drop-in.
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Creepy Crawlies

Art @ Hull and East Riding Museum • 30 Oct

Create your own crafty creepy crawlies inspired by our natural history collection. Free, drop-in.
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Down to the Sea

Art @ Cynon Valley Museum • 31 Oct

Coal and people have traveled down from the Welsh Valleys to the sea for over 200 years. Mae glo a phobl wedi teithio o Gymoedd De Cymru i'r môr am dros 200 o flynyddoedd.
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Draw a New World with the University of Brighton

Art @ Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft • 10 Nov

Draw a tree a house a car a rocket. Let your pen or pencil create a new world at the museum.

Draw Your Game

Art @ Burgh House and Hampstead Museum • 21 Oct

Everybody has one day dreamed of creating his own video game. It's now possible with Draw Your Game! All you need is paper, pens, and our app! It's super easy!

Drawing After Dark

Art @ Pontypridd Museum • 26 Oct

Come for an evening of drawing and entertainment at local museum. Dewch am noson o dynnu lluniau ac adloniant yn eich amgueddfa leol.
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Drawing experiments

Art @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum • 13 Oct

Come along to our free annual drawing event linking to the theme of drawing experiments.
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Drawing for Fun

Art @ Cynon Valley Museum • 20 Oct

Beginners guide to drawing. Work with artist Dai Williams to rediscover the fun to be had playing with mark making and drawing. Sesiwn tynnu lluniau i ddechreuwyr. Dyma gyfle i weithio gydag artist...
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Drawing with a Twist

Art @ Rotunda Museum • 28 Oct

Join artist Sally Gatie for a morning of drawing with a twist!

Explore mark-making and collage – Family learning workshop

Art @ Vestry House Museum • 24 Oct

Produce a range of textures and marks and develop a picture by piecing together your work to create a collage

Family Things To Do 2018

Art @ Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising • 18 Dec, 2 Jan, 07 Jan, 9 Jan, 14 Jan, 16 Jan, 21 Jan, 23 Jan to 28 Jan

This January, the Museum will launch new, drawing and hands-on activities for families of all ages.
Family Hands On Fun Museum of Brands

Figure It Out

Art @ Snite Museum of Art • 11 Oct

Figure drawing in the galleries.
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First Friday - Pre Pride Party

Art @ High Museum of Art • 5 Oct

Join us for the First Friday of the month at the High!
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Go Sketch!

Art @ Hull Maritime Museum • 2 Nov

Explore our weird and wonderful collections as you sketch some of the amazing objects dotted around the museum. Free, drop-in
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Grow Yourself a Drawing - Big Draw Day at The Museum in the Park

Art @ The Museum in the Park • 21 Oct

Plant the seed of an idea and grow yourself a drawing!

Ink Blot Art

Art @ Kelham Island Museum • 30 Oct to 01 Nov

Have a go at creating your own amazing ink blot designs!
Ink Blot

Let's PLAY: Charcoal

Art @ The Collection Museum, Lincoln • 13 Oct

Charcoal drawing workshop followed by and afternoon of free family freestyle drawing.

Let's PLAY: Creating Play Landscapes: Mixed Media Outside/Inside Art

Art @ The Collection Museum, Lincoln • 23 Oct

Let's PLAY: Creating Play Landscapes: workshops & drawing activities throughout the day

Let's PLAY: Inks

Art @ The Collection Museum, Lincoln • 27 Oct

Let's PLAY: Inks - a practical workshop to explore the history and use of inks in drawing. Followed by free drawing activities.

Let's PLAY: Pastels

Art @ The Collection Museum, Lincoln • 6 Oct

Pastels workshop followed by afternoon family freestyle drawing fun

Let's PLAY: Pencils, Sponges & Paint

Art @ The Collection Museum, Lincoln • 20 Oct

Workshop exploring different drawing media

Light Inspired Scratch Drawings

Art @ Rotunda Museum • 27 Oct, 3 Nov

In the run up to Museums at Night and with Bonfire Night just around the corner, join us to create your own light inspired scratch drawings!

Moving Lines

Art @ Fitzwilliam Museum • 6 Oct

Join us on Saturday 6th Oct 2-4pm for *free* activities, storytelling,tours and more on the theme of 'Moving Lines'.
Original artwork created by Fracne-Lise McGurn

Play at the Museum

Art @ St Neots Museum • 27 Oct

Get inspired by our traditional toys and draw with us at the museum.
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PLAY with PRINT

Art @ Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum • 31 Oct

Halloween-themed printing workshop, family drop-in.
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PLAY with PRINT

Art @ Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum • 31 Oct

Halloween-themed printing workshop, family drop-in.
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Playful Pageant!

Art @ World of Wedgwood • 1 Oct to 04 Nov

Monday 1 October – Sunday 4 November 2018 Daily in the museum 10am – 5pm | Free drop in activity
Princess Petroleum costume

Reading Guild at Reading Museum

Art @ Reading Museum • 22 Oct

The BIG Draw with Reading Guild of Artists
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Redrawing Trowbridge

Art @ Trowbridge Museum • 26 Oct

Taking the magnificent views from the top floors as inspiration we are going to create a new picture of Trowbridge.
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Score Draw with Gary Armer

Art @ National Football Museum • 22 Oct to 26 Oct

See a football masterpiece created in real time by the National Football Museum's half-term 'artist-in-residence'.

Second Sunday

Art @ High Museum of Art • 14 Oct

On the second Sunday of each month, we offer free admission for all visitors and special family-friendly programming from 1 to 4 p.m.
Second Sundays are for the whole family to enjoy!

Service Stories

Art @ Egham Museum • 24 Oct

To commemorate the end of the First World War we are designing our own posters inspired by propaganda used during the war.
Britannia

Shock Waves

Art @ Pontypridd Museum • 31 Oct

Drawing and painting at Pontypridd Museum. Sesiwn tynnu lluniau a phaentio yn Amgueddfa Pontypridd.
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Sketch walk with artist Lynne Chapman

Art @ Wakefield Library and Museum • 29 Oct

Explore the Quentin Blake exhibition in the company of an artist, finding inspiration in the library and museum and making your own drawings.
Lynne Chapman at work in her studio

Snite Sketches

Art @ Snite Museum of Art • 2 Oct, 03 Oct, 5 Oct, 06 Oct, 9 Oct, 13 Oct, 16 Oct to 20 Oct

Throughout the month of October during open Museum hours drawing materials will be available in the galleries to satisfy your creative itch.
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Sound Sketch Express Audio Drawing Game

Art @ The Geffrye Museum • 26 Oct to 28 Oct

Complete the Play at Home trail and create a giant artwork in our interactive audio drawing game with artists WordPlay.
Sound Sketch Express Audio Drawing Game

Sound Sketch Express Trail

Art @ The Geffrye Museum • 1 Oct, 05 Oct, 8 Oct, 13 Oct, 15 Oct, 20 Oct, 22 Oct to 28 Oct

Complete the trail, learn about Victorian schoolboy Ernest Baker and his Geffrye Museum home, and discover how to make audio drawings.

St Albans Museums’ Big Draw at St Albans Museum + Gallery!

Art @ St Albans Museum + Gallery • 31 Oct

With this year’s Big Draw theme being ‘play’, all the family are invited to discover the joy of drawing at St Albans Museum + Gallery!
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St Albans Museums’ Big Draw at Verulamium Museum!

Art @ Verulamium Museum • 30 Oct

With this year’s Big Draw theme being ‘play’, all the family are invited to join in and discover the joy of drawing at Verulamium Museum!
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Still Life, Fast Football

Art @ National Football Museum • 24 Oct to 26 Oct

Create your own football still life artwork at the National Football Museum.

Sweet Shop

Art @ Streetlife Museum • 29 Oct

Design your own box of sweets based on an old fashioned sweet shop! Drop-in, Free
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Teen FriHIGHday

Art @ High Museum of Art • 12 Oct

Teen FriHIGHday: Power Up
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The Big Draw

Art @ The Canal Museum • 24 Oct

A free drawing activity day led by local artist Deborah Thompson.

The Big Draw - Car Design Trail

Art @ Haynes International Motor Museum • 1 Oct to 31 Oct

Explore the Museum's cars, learning about their unique designs on the way round then put pen (or pencil!) to paper and draw your own car.
Haynes International Motor Museum

The Big Draw Challenge

Art @ The Bowes Museum • 22 Oct, 23 Oct, 26 Oct to 29 Oct

Be a part of The Big Draw Festival and join in with some playful drawing games in the galleries, throw the dice to find out your challenge.

The Big Draw Festival

Art @ National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C. • 27 Oct to 28 Oct

Join us for the world’s largest drawing festival. This museum-wide celebration of drawing includes a Sketching Lab, in-gallery sessions with teaching artists, live models, music, and film.
Visitors participate in a drawing program at the National Gallery of Art

The Big Drawing Workshop

Art @ Centraal Museum Utrecht • 25 Oct

This all-day drawing workshop is especially for children age 8-12. Draw along!

The Big Drawing Workshop

Art @ Centraal Museum Utrecht • 26 Oct

This all-day drawing workshop is especially for all ages. Draw along!

The British Museum Presents: The Big Draw 2018!

Art @ British Museum • 27 Oct

Join us for a day of drawing activities across the Museum for visitors of all ages inspired by the themes of satire and subversion!

The Walt Disney Family Museum Presents The Big Draw: PLAY

Art @ The Walt Disney Family Museum • 13 Oct

Join us at The Walt Disney Family Museum to celebrate the Big Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival! Our annual, museum-wide family event will take place this year on October 13, 2018 and will...

Tick Tock

Art @ Wilberforce House Museum • 31 Oct

Taking inspiration from the clocks in Georgian Houses and make a decorative grandfather clock! Free, drop-in/
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Twig and Ink – Family learning workshop

Art @ Vestry House Museum • 24 Oct

Twig and Ink – Family learning workshop

Weaving your own world

Art @ Huguenot Museum • 25 Oct

Have you ever used weaving to tell a story? Join textile artist Lydia Brockless for a journey like no other! Suitable for all ages!
A highlight from our museum collection!

Workshop Zentangle

Art @ Centraal Museum Utrecht • 21 Oct

Medidation through drawing