Families at Ferens

Be inspired and get creative at Ferens Art Gallery. Discover lions, mermaids and much more as you explore our art collections.

Why not make a day of it? You can grab a drink or a bite to eat from our Little Artists Menu in our family friendly café.

Throughout the year we also have a range of fun, free family events. From trails, to family-friendly exhibitions, to arts-based activities.

Check our What’s on page to see what’s coming up.

Under 5s at Ferens

Explore Art

Explore Art is a gallery in Ferens Art Gallery. Designed especially for children aged 0-5 years, there are lots of things for them to see and do. They can explore line, shape, texture and colour in art through interactive displays and toys. Have a go at creating their own artwork in our special drawing corner. And enjoy a story with their families, from the fantastic selection of books available.

Mini Masterpieces

Join us for a morning of art activities inspired by world-class artworks at Ferens Art Gallery. No need to bring your art supplies, we have everything you and your little one need to get creative. What mini masterpiece will you create?

Mini Masterpieces takes place during holiday periods. Check our What's on page for upcoming events.

A man teaching a group of school children. They are surrounded by easels and artworks.

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