What's on / Events / Workshops


28 July / 11.00am–3.00pm / Free. Booking: A mixture of drop-in activities and sessions that are bookable on the day / Various spaces inside and outside the Sainsbury Centre building

A day of free family activities in and around the building, including artist-led tours of the campus, and giant drawing outside the building.

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Children’s Holiday Studios

Dates below / 10.30am–3pm / £18/£14 concessions, includes materials. Booking: Essential / Learning Studio

Artist Rachel McGivern will lead these two days of playful activities, exploring different materials and creative means of construction.

29 May / For children aged 5–8 (parents or carers are welcome to stay)

30 May / For children aged 8–12

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Young Associates

Dates below / 4.30pm–6.30pm / Free. Booking: Not required / Learning Studio

Young Associates is a group of young people who work together to devise and deliver visual arts projects in response to the Sainsbury Centre collections.

29 May

12 June

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From The Collection

Dates below / 1–2pm / Free. Booking: Not required / Meet at Gallery Reception

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we are launching a series of artist-led workshops in response to the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection.

20 June

18 July

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18 April - 23 May 2018 Wednesdays, / 4.30pm–6.30pm / £8/£6 concessions. Free bursary places are available for eligible students, please contact scva@uea.ac.uk for more information. / Learning Studio

Series of workshops for developing creative skills and developing your portfolio, topics include printing, painting, sculpture and textiles.

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Blue Sky

4 August - 1 September 2018 Saturdays, / 10.30am–1.30pm / Free

Free drop-in family activities. Every Saturday during the holidays, an artist will help you find your own way around the gallery.

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Story Pot

13 January - 21 July 2018 Saturdays, / 10.30am - 11.15am / Free / Meet at Gallery Reception

Gallery storytelling session for families

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