Children & families

Two children painting with sponges at a Sunday Spot session.

Children painting during a Sunday Spot session, Photo: Zoe Tynan-Campbell, 2016

The South London Gallery runs a rich and exciting programme of art events for children and families. Free drop-in workshops every Sunday are led by a different artist every month and are open to all. They provide an engaging, fun and informal space for families to relax together at the gallery.

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Our drop-in education programmes are paused while social distancing and other health and safety measures are in place. Please click here for more information about visiting safely during Coronavirus.

Supersmashers

Supersmashers

Supersmashers is an arts and play project for up to 200 looked-after children aged 6-12 living in Southwark. Running since September 2012, the project brings together two interlinking strands: weekly after-school sessions and family trips every school holiday.

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Creative Families

Creative Families

Creative Families is a series of artist-led projects which explores the relationship of parenting to well-being.

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Sunday Spot

Sunday Spot

Sunday Spot is an open-access programme of hands-on activities for families which takes place every Sunday afternoon. The programme consists of two strands: monthly artist-led workshops for 3-12 year-olds and a regular artist-designed space that supports self-directed play to include younger children.

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Big Family Press

Big Family Press

Children aged 5–12 and their families are invited to learn how to riso print, share their stories and make a DIY publication for the archive using a range of exciting materials sourced from the local area.

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The SLG is a joint winner of Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020! Click here to find out more