Free Make it Yours Workshops

Free Make it Yours Workshops

Between 10am and 12.30pm every Friday morning

FAMILY,FREE

A series of workshops - everyone welcome

Between 10am and 12.30pm every Friday morning, you’re invited to drop into our ‘creative space’ and make something inspired by the museum collection.
Our creative sessions are free and open to all. Join us to make and create together and contribute to our growing museum! The sessions will be led by artists, makers and writers, all influenced by this unique museum.

10 January –  Make a flipbook    

Join artist Alison Solomon to explore storytelling in motion. Create your own miniature flipbook, filled with easy-to-create 2D drawings and fascinating photographs.

17 January – Hidden messages in bright, beautiful ropes

Be inspired by an extraordinary escape rope in our collection, made entirely from bedsheets. Make your own ropes from bright, beautiful fabrics and textured materials with artist Nadim Chaudry, weave your secret messages inside.

24 January – Make change with Art

Join artist Rosny Hayward to learn how images have been used in protest in the past. Make your own block printed protest poster. What would you change?

31 January – Zoetrope Animation 

Alison Solomon Join creative artist Alison Solomon and explore storytelling in motion by the creation of your very own pre-film animation strip. Get creating a series of drawings or collating a series of fascinating photographs that we can see in motion on our Zoetrope.

7 February – Light and Shadow  

In celebration of Light Night, join artist Tracey Meek to draw and play with light and shadow.

14 February – Letters to the Earth

People all over the world are writing letters to the Earth, in response to the climate crisis. Join this global movement and ‘Write to the Earth’, sharing what you love about it now, in the past and in the future. Post it in our secret letter box, make an artwork to display in the project lab.

Learn more about the movement at www.letterstotheearth.com

21 February – 19th Century Posters

Create a unique, letterpress wanted poster with The Smallprint Company.Drop in and learn the basics of traditional letterpress printing, using a tabletop press to create a nineteenth century wanted poster to take home.

28 February – Make change with art

Join artist Rosny Hayward to learn how images have been used in protest in the past. Make your own block printed protest poster. What would you change?


Location

National Justice Museum,
High Pavement, ,
Nottingham,
NG1 1HN
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