For events in and around Walsall, please go to www.walsall.gov.uk/whatson
Please note that Talks and Lectures are normally free of charge, however, workshops are charged £1 for each participant. All ages are welcome unless otherwise stated and children under twelve years must be accompanied by an adult. To avoid disappointment please pre-book your place at Talks and Workshops. Telephone 01922 654 400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Capture : Alex Reuben - Dancing to New Orleans25 March
A special screening of Alex Reuben's extraordinary film, commissioned as part of Capture4. The filmmaker will introduce the film and answer questions from the audience afterwards.
Sugarcraft25 March 11am - 1pm and 1.30pm - 4pmDemonstrations and workshops with Zaitun Pearce and Sarah Pearce. Decorate a cake and make a card.
In Conversation25 March
1pmWith Exhibitions Curator Emily Marsden
Mix It Up; Baby Palace - Parent and Baby Sessions5 April10.30am - 11.45am, 12.30pm - 1.45pm, 2.15pm - 3.45pmSensory sessions for under 2s, exploring texture, shape, pattern, light and sound. Please book to guarantee a place. Sessions are free and limited to 15 people.
Folk Stories8 April
1pm - 2.15pmMaster storyteller Clive Dennis Cole will be exploring and performing traditional folklore for family groups and all ages. Sessions last approximately 40 minutes.Free.
12pm - 2pm, 2.30pm - 3.30pmMeet Peter Clare, creator of Snowdrop, see how the lifesize mechanical elephant moves - you can even have a ride. Height restrictions.
Holiday Workshops20 April11am - 12.15pm, 1pm - 2.15pm, 2.45pm - 4.00pmCut, tear, draw, layer and change. Drop in sessions with artist Kate Sullivan exploring the collections and
TalkWilliam Hogarth - Industry and Idleness29 April
2pmTalk and tour of the exhibition with Jo Digger, Collections Curator.
Making Connections Past, Present and Future29 April
1 June11am - 12.15pm, 1.00pm - 2.00pm, 2.45pm - 4.00pmCreate your own artwork using assorted materials on the theme of past, present and future in response to current exhibitions with artist Sarah Cole. You are welcome to bring an object with you to the workshop.
In Conversation13 May
2pmCurator, Deborah Smith, and Kerry James Marshall discuss Along The Way.
Workshops27 May11am - 12.15pm, 1.00pm - 2.15pm, 2.45pm - 4.00pmExplore the exhibition and make colourful textile prints with Nicola Griffiths.
The Art Factory
Every Sunday from 12-5pm, with the exception of the first Sunday of each month when an artist leads the session from 1.30pm-3.30pm.
The Art Factory, set up in the Garman Ryan Collection each Sunday, offers a range of exciting, creative activities and materials for you to use to explore the artworks on display. Choose from a range of activity sheets, gather the materials you need, find the artwork and enjoy! It is free of charge and on the first Sunday of each month, an artist will be on hand to offer new ideas and approaches.