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: Bright! Colour / Light on Sunday 21st October

Easy Holiday: Autumn Explorers on Wednesday 24th October

Easy Holiday: Autumn Explorers on Thursday 25th October

Easy Sunday: Bright! Colour / Light on Sunday 28th October


2) Explore inside the gallery
Be inspired by giant colourful paintings by Patrick Heron and videos by Akram Zaatari.

Patrick Heron, Cadmium with Violet, Scarlet, Emerald, Lemon and Venetian: 1969,1969 © Tate, London 2018

3) Explore outside the gallery
Jyll Bradley’s Dutch/Light (for Agneta Block) is on our terrace. Walk under it and be bathed in colour. As the tide rises, watch Antony Gormley’s Another Time from the promenade as it becomes submerged under the sea.

Stand under Jyll Bradley’s ‘Dutch/Light (for Agneta Block)’ and be bathed in colour. Photo: 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 Patrick Heron and Akram Zaatari. Free Tours are daily and start at 11.30pm at the main desk.

Join us on Saturday 20th October and Saturday 27th October for special Family Highlight Tours of Patrick Heron!

Patrick Heron, 10-11 July: 1992, 1992 © Tate, London 2018

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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