Turner Contemporary

Looking for fun days out with the kids this Half Term? Come feed your family’s imagination at Turner Contemporary.

1) Get creative in one of our workshops!

You can create your own piece of art at the gallery! Choose from these workshops.

Easy Sunday: Galaxy Jars on Sunday 7th April

Easy Holiday: Golden Tapes on Wednesday 10th April

Easy Holiday: Golden Tapes on Thursday 11th April

Easy Sunday: Painterly Planets on Sunday 14th April

Easy Holiday: Clay Cosmos on Wednesday 17th April

Easy Holiday: Clay Cosmos on Thursday 18th April

Easy Sunday: Galaxy Jars on Sunday 21st April

Above: Painterly Planets!


2) Explore inside the gallery
Be inspired by a giant mirror ball decorated with all the solar eclipses ever recorded by man, smell a candle that smells like the universe, and touch a meteor from outer space!

Above: Katie Paterson’s Totality. Photo by Manu Palomeque


3) Explore outside the gallery
As the tide rises, watch Antony Gormley’s Another Time from the promenade as it becomes submerged under the sea.

Above: Antony Gormley’s ANOTHER TIME. Photo by Thierry Bal


4) Discover the stories behind the artworks on a free Highlights Tour
Join one of our Gallery Assistants who will introduce you to some of their favourite artworks featured in A place that exists only in moonlight: Katie Paterson & JMW Turner.

Free tours are daily and start at 11.30pm at the main desk.

Above: Katie Paterson’s Fossil Necklace. Photo by Manu Palomeque.


5) Enjoy a treat at the cafe
Our cafe has lots of delicasies to try this Half Term, so come and treat yourself. Sip your drink and enjoy the spectacular view over Margate Sands.


Posted by: Turner Contemporary on 16 October 2018
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