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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
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Children and Families

Whether you have tiny tots or budding young artists, there's plenty to do with the family.

Children and young people under the age of 18 get FREE entry, making us a great choice for a family day out in Chichester.

Free activities

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Saturday Art and Craft

Join us for creative workshops suitable for all the family.

Take part in our monthly creative and relaxed drop-in workshop. Whether it’s block printing or making a collage, our family art and craft activities draw on child-friendly themes from our temporary exhibitions, ensuring the sessions make a perfect addition to your gallery visit.

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Ways of Looking Bags

Fun ways to explore the Gallery.

Pick up and explore! Help yourself to our Ways of Looking bags which are available to take around the Gallery and use to view art in a fun and engaging way. Ask at the Front Desk for more information.


Can you spot our hidden objects around the Gallery?

Pick up a fun trail for the kids to follow whilst exploring the Gallery. Each trail is inspired by our current exhibition.

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Holiday workshops

Looking for creative activities during the school holidays?

Our holiday workshops are designed for children aged 7-11. They take place during school holidays and are inspired by the gallery’s collection and seasonal exhibitions.

At every workshop, each child will receive a sketchbook, explore the gallery with our dedicated Artist Educators and take home a piece of creative and inspiring artwork!

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Accessing the Gallery

We are pram friendly and you will find level access to enter the Gallery via our main entrance on North Pallant.

All areas of the Gallery are accessible by lift.

You will find toilets and baby change facilities on the ground floor.

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Eating and drinking

The Pallant Cafè serves a range of light meals, snacks and hot and cold drinks.

Breast-feeding is allowed anywhere in the Gallery and many of our rooms have benches.

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Children's books

Pallant Bookshop sells a range of children’s books that will help you to nurture their creativity.

See some of the range online.

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Get creative at home

Enjoying art shouldn’t be limited to the Gallery!

We believe being creative is an important part of everyday life. That’s why we’ve put together some ideas for activities that use everyday household materials that encourage you to get creative with your family at home.

Get creative at home