Come and discover, create and learn together at the Whitworth.
All our family activities are free and are designed to enable you to enjoy a fun visit – check the list below to find out what’s on offer
Planning a visit to the Whitworth? If you'd like to know more about our events, activities and exhibitions designed with families in mind, join our family friendly mailing list.
If you are an early years educator and want to find out more about our resources, programmes and activities for groups, head to our Early Years page.
Early Years Atelier
Weekly multi-sensory, messy play sessions for early years children. The new online programme, with live Zoom play workshops on the first Monday of the month.
Free, sensory art experiences for babies before they learn to walk.
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we have taken our Early Years programme online, visit the Early Years Atelier page for more details.
Outdoor Art Club
Workshops that bring art, nature and play together that take place come rain or shine.
Outdoor Art Club is temporarily paused at the moment.
The galley is working directly with local community Surestart groups until the COVID 19 government regulations change.
Creative dance classes for children and families with additional learning needs.
The Mossa Movement event programme has been temporarily paused.
Please follow the gallery's social media channels for updates.
Picnic hampers with a difference, filled with art materials and ideas. Free. Available any time
Muck about outdoors, at a gallery where art meets nature. For toddlers and their grown ups.