What's On

List of forthcoming events for Museum of Richmond:

WWI in Richmond: Princess Mary Gift Boxes - family workshop

Museum of Richmond

18 February 2020 - 21 February 2020
10:00

Tuesday 18 February to Friday 21 February 2020

Discover how WWI affected the lives of Richmond residents and the story of Maurice Tribe who lived in Queen’s Road. After handling Museum objects and exploring Maurice’s story, you will get to make your own Princess Mary Gift Boxes to take home.

Workshops are £5.50 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited

Follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wwi-in-richmondprincess-mary-gift-boxes-tickets-84002418495 

Using a mix of real and replica historical objects from the Museum’s handling collection, our workshops provide families with a hands on experience where they learn more about the history of the local area and develop new skills by having a go at arts and craft activities.

Our workshops are led by our Learning Officer, Vicky, who has over ten years of experience of working with families and has an Enhanced DBS check.

Workshops are primarily aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to get stuck in too!

Younger siblings (under 5s) are welcome to join in and we can provide simple craft and colouring materials for them during the workshop instead of the main craft resources. as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials.

Children aged 11 and over are also welcome to join in, and we can make the activities more challenging for them. They would need to have a paid for place booked for them as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials used during the workshop.


Archaeology at Work: A Bronze Age Murder Mystery - family workshop

Museum of Richmond

07 April 2020 - 09 April 2020
10:00

Tuesday 7 April to Thursday 9 April 2020

Explore the story of Thomas Newby Reeve’s ancestor, an archaeologist who started work at Stonehenge. Have a go at being an archaeologist, take part in a dig and solve a murder mystery!

Workshops are £5.50 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited

Follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/archaeology-at-worka-bronze-age-murder-mystery-tickets-84002675263

Using a mix of real and replica historical objects from the Museum’s handling collection, our workshops provide families with a hands on experience where they learn more about the history of the local area and develop new skills by having a go at arts and craft activities.

Our workshops are led by our Learning Officer, Vicky, who has over ten years of experience of working with families and has an Enhanced DBS check.

Workshops are primarily aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to get stuck in too!

Younger siblings (under 5s) are welcome to join in and we can provide simple craft and colouring materials for them during the workshop instead of the main craft resources. as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials.

Children aged 11 and over are also welcome to join in, and we can make the activities more challenging for them. They would need to have a paid for place booked for them as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials used during the workshop.


Victorian Richmond: Rag Rug Making - family workshop

Museum of Richmond

14 April 2020 - 17 April 2020
10:00

Tuesday 14 April to Friday 17 April 2020

Investigate what happened to Richmond’s poor and the history of the Workhouse on Queen’s Road and then make your own rag rug to take home.

Workshops are £5.50 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited

Follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/victorian-richmondrag-rug-making-tickets-84002867839

Using a mix of real and replica historical objects from the Museum’s handling collection, our workshops provide families with a hands on experience where they learn more about the history of the local area and develop new skills by having a go at arts and craft activities.

Our workshops are led by our Learning Officer, Vicky, who has over ten years of experience of working with families and has an Enhanced DBS check.

Workshops are primarily aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to get stuck in too!

Younger siblings (under 5s) are welcome to join in and we can provide simple craft and colouring materials for them during the workshop instead of the main craft resources. as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials.

Children aged 11 and over are also welcome to join in, and we can make the activities more challenging for them. They would need to have a paid for place booked for them as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials used during the workshop.


Victorian Richmond: Coats of Arms - family workshop

Museum of Richmond

26 May 2020 - 29 May 2020
10:00

Tuesday 26 May to Friday 29 May 2020

Find out the story of Sir Henry Pottinger, a Queen’s Road resident who was allowed to make his own coat of arms, then create your own unique coat of arms to take home.

Workshops are £5.50 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited.

Follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/victorian-richmondcoats-of-arms-tickets-84003425507

Using a mix of real and replica historical objects from the Museum’s handling collection, our workshops provide families with a hands on experience where they learn more about the history of the local area and develop new skills by having a go at arts and craft activities.

Our workshops are led by our Learning Officer, Vicky, who has over ten years of experience of working with families and has an Enhanced DBS check.

Workshops are primarily aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to get stuck in too!

Younger siblings (under 5s) are welcome to join in and we can provide simple craft and colouring materials for them during the workshop instead of the main craft resources. as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials.

Children aged 11 and over are also welcome to join in, and we can make the activities more challenging for them. They would need to have a paid for place booked for them as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials used during the workshop.


Henry VIII’s Richmond: Stained Glass Windows - family workshop

Museum of Richmond

28 July 2020 - 31 July 2020
10:00

Tuesday 28 to Friday 31 July 2020

Discover what life was like in Tudor Richmond and how different it is from today, by looking at Museum objects and portraits of people who used to live on what would become Queen’s Road. Be inspired by the stained glass from Richmond Palace and make your own replica to take home and decorate your window with.

Workshops are £5.50 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited

Follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/henry-viiis-richmondstained-glass-windows-tickets-84003852785

Using a mix of real and replica historical objects from the Museum’s handling collection, our workshops provide families with a hands on experience where they learn more about the history of the local area and develop new skills by having a go at arts and craft activities.

Our workshops are led by our Learning Officer, Vicky, who has over ten years of experience of working with families and has an Enhanced DBS check.

Workshops are primarily aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to get stuck in too!

Younger siblings (under 5s) are welcome to join in and we can provide simple craft and colouring materials for them during the workshop instead of the main craft resources. as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials.

Children aged 11 and over are also welcome to join in, and we can make the activities more challenging for them. They would need to have a paid for place booked for them as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials used during the workshop.

 


Art Summer Schools 2020

Museum of Richmond

03 August 2020 - 07 August 2020
10:00

Monday 3 August to Friday 7 August, 10am to 4pm – click here to book

A week long course where students will; have a go at several arts and crafts, learn more about the history of Richmond and earn a Bronze Arts Award  – a Level 1 qualification (equivalent to a GCSE – grades 3, 2, 1 or grades D, E, F, G) from Trinity College, London

Activities will include:

– Visiting and reviewing the Queen’s Road exhibition at the Museum

– Having a go at arts and crafts linked to the stories of Queen’s Road residents, such as, stained ‘glass’ windows, samplers, patchwork and  rag rugs,

– Curating an exhibition of their work which will remain on display at the Museum for the duration of the Queen’s Road

For students age 11 and above

£150 per student (including booking fees).

All materials included, but please bring your own lunch


Georgian Richmond: Samplers and Patchwork - family workshop

Museum of Richmond

11 August 2020 - 14 August 2020
10:00

Tuesday 11 August to Friday 14 August 2020

Discover what life was like in Georgian Richmond and the amazing and unexpected story of Elizabeth, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, who lived on Queen’s Road, Richmond. Have a go at creating your own simple samplers and easy patchwork, just like they did in Georgian times.

Workshops are £5.50 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited

Follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/georgian-richmond-samplers-and-patchwork-tickets-84004067427

Using a mix of real and replica historical objects from the Museum’s handling collection, our workshops provide families with a hands on experience where they learn more about the history of the local area and develop new skills by having a go at arts and craft activities.

Our workshops are led by our Learning Officer, Vicky, who has over ten years of experience of working with families and has an Enhanced DBS check.

Workshops are primarily aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to get stuck in too!

Younger siblings (under 5s) are welcome to join in and we can provide simple craft and colouring materials for them during the workshop instead of the main craft resources. as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials.

Children aged 11 and over are also welcome to join in, and we can make the activities more challenging for them. They would need to have a paid for place booked for them as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials used during the workshop.


Art Summer Schools 2020

Museum of Richmond

17 August 2020 - 21 August 2020
10:00

Monday 17 August to Friday 21 August, 10am to 4pm – click here to book

 A week long course where students will; have a go at several arts and crafts, learn more about the history of Richmond and earn a Bronze Arts Award  – a Level 1 qualification (equivalent to a GCSE – grades 3, 2, 1 or grades D, E, F, G) from Trinity College, London

Activities will include:

– Visiting and reviewing the Queen’s Road exhibition at the Museum

– Having a go at arts and crafts linked to the stories of Queen’s Road residents, such as, stained ‘glass’ windows, samplers, patchwork and  rag rugs,

– Curating an exhibition of their work which will remain on display at the Museum for the duration of the Queen’s Road

For students age 11 and above

£150 per student (including booking fees).

All materials included, but please bring your own lunch


Florence Nightingale: Paper Lanterns - family workshop

Museum of Richmond

25 August 2020 - 28 August 2020
10:00

Tuesday 25 August to Friday 28 August

Find out how Florence Nightingale and how the Crimean War affected medicine by exploring Museum objects and discovering the story of Queen’s Road resident, William Govett Romaine, then make your own lanterns to take home.

Workshops are £5.50 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited

Follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/florence-nightingale-paper-lanterns-tickets-84004223895

Using a mix of real and replica historical objects from the Museum’s handling collection, our workshops provide families with a hands on experience where they learn more about the history of the local area and develop new skills by having a go at arts and craft activities.

Our workshops are led by our Learning Officer, Vicky, who has over ten years of experience of working with families and has an Enhanced DBS check.

Workshops are primarily aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to get stuck in too!

Younger siblings (under 5s) are welcome to join in and we can provide simple craft and colouring materials for them during the workshop instead of the main craft resources. as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials.

Children aged 11 and over are also welcome to join in, and we can make the activities more challenging for them. They would need to have a paid for place booked for them as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials used during the workshop.


Ghosts of Richmond Palace - family workshop

Museum of Richmond

27 October 2020 - 30 October 2020
10:00

Tuesday 27 October to Friday 30 October 2020

Discover the ghostly goings on in the remains of Richmond Palace and make your own haunted palaces to help decorate your home this Halloween!

Workshops are £5.50 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited

Follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ghosts-of-richmond-palace-tickets-84004402429

Using a mix of real and replica historical objects from the Museum’s handling collection, our workshops provide families with a hands on experience where they learn more about the history of the local area and develop new skills by having a go at arts and craft activities.

Our workshops are led by our Learning Officer, Vicky, who has over ten years of experience of working with families and has an Enhanced DBS check.

Workshops are primarily aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and adults are encouraged to get stuck in too!

Younger siblings (under 5s) are welcome to join in and we can provide simple craft and colouring materials for them during the workshop instead of the main craft resources. as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials.

Children aged 11 and over are also welcome to join in, and we can make the activities more challenging for them. They would need to have a paid for place booked for them as the workshop charges are to help us cover the cost of craft materials used during the workshop.


What's on

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Arts Richmond Events

Wednesday 1 April 2020 - Monday 3 February 2020

The Diana Armfield Drawing Competition

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Arts Richmond Artist of the Year

Saturday 30 May 2020

Artist of the Year 2020

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