Visitors can enjoy Pallant House Gallery’s world-class Collection of Modern British Art and some of the special temporary exhibitions for FREE at the Family Open Day on Sunday 17 March. Family friendly activities will also be taking place throughout the day in aid of the innovative Community Programme.
In Room 11, there will be badge making and biscuit making, as well as the chance to sample FREE coffee courtesy of De'Longhi, the Headline Sponsor of the Gallery.
Taking place in the Studio throughout the day, there will be a creative family drop in activity inspired by the Collection and current temporary exhibitions. The activity is free; however, a small donation is appreciated. There is no need to book for any of the activities taking place, but children participating in the drop in activity in the Studio must be accompanied by a parent/carer who is willing to create.
As well as the Gallery's permanent Collections, visitors will also be able to take a look at some of the temporary exhibitions for FREE including ‘Barbara Hepworth: The Hospital Drawings'; and. ‘Laetitia Yhap: Fishermen of Hastings Stade'. Entry to the Gallery's major dual-venue retrospective of the work of significant post-war painter R.B. Kitaj; ‘R.B. Kitaj: Obsessions - Analyst for Our Time', will be half price.
Money raised through donations towards the creative drop in activity will go towards Pallant House Gallery's innovative Community Programme which focuses on delivering projects and programmes that enable a broad range of people to access the gallery by offering meaningful and long term engagement.
The Family Open Day will take place on Sunday 17 March, 11am - 5pm. Activities will take place from 12pm - 4pm. Activities include badge making, biscuit making and a creative family drop in activity inspired by the Collection and current remporary exhibitions. All temporary exhibitions will be free, apart from 'R.B. Kitaj: Obsessions - Analyst for Our Time' which will be half price.