We Are Family | The Colour Lab by Let’s Make Art

Wednesday, 28th July 2021 to Wednesday, 1st September 2021, 13:00 to 16:00
Age 5+ Every Wednesday throughout the Summer Holidays
Free. Please follow the main booking link to take you to the Wednesday workshop you'd like to book. → Book

image: courtesy of Alice Hendy at Let’s Make Art


All spaces have now sold out but please do check on the day just in case we have a cancellation.

Our friends Let’s Make Art will be transforming our light studio into a Colour Laboratory every Wednesday throughout the Summer holidays. Taking lots of inspiration from Frank Bowling, Land of Many Waters exhibition families will have the chance to experiment with colour, mark-making techniques and have fun getting messy.

Week 1 – Wednesday 28 July  – Colour ColabRoll up your sleeves and come and make a large scale collaborative painting with us using rollers, water pistols and glitter. 1pm to 4pm.
Book here

Week 2  – Wednesday 4 August – Joy on Paper –  Come and make a cheerful colour wheel with us using inks from every colour in the rainbow. 1pm to 4pm.

Book here

Week 3 – Wednesday 11 August  – Feeling ColoursWhat colour is love? and Does Monday feel red or blue? In this workshop families will be invited to add colourful stickers to a large area and think about the colours we link to certain things and feelings. 1pm to 4pm.

Book here

Week 4 – Wednesday 18 August  – Pour, pull, print A hands on workshop using paint on found images and acetate to print from.

Book here

Week 5 – Wednesday 25 August – Life in ColourPlunge yourself in a moving, changing colourscape as we use paint on perspex to view our environment in an exciting new way.

Book here

Week 6 – Wednesday 1 September – Shapes and SymmetryTaking inspiration from Frank Bowling’s way of working, families will use sections of painted canvas to stick objects and add shapes and extra colour.

Book here

All workshops will take place in the Light Studio which is fully ventilated and allows for plenty of room to socially distance.
We will be limiting workshop sizes to 20 children per session.
Suitable for ages 5+
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Every Wednesday 1pm to 4pm : 28 July, 4 August, 11 August, 18 August, 25 August and 1 September.

Stiling’s Workshop  are busy creating Arnold Art Cart, which Let’s Make Art will fill with colouring-in materials and exhibition-inspired activities, free for families to use while visiting Arnolfini. Available from beginning of August 2021.

Sign up to our newsletter

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you recieve from us, or by contacting us here. We will treat your information with respect. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accorandce with these terms