Art Academy: Summer 2017 - SOLD OUT

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Three-day art academies for 7-10 year olds during the summer

Young girl talking to an art educator


Until Thursday 27 July

Until Thursday 10 August

Until Thursday 17 August

Until Thursday 24 August

Visitor information



Early drop off from 9.30am

Late pick-up until 4pm


£75 per child, per three day academy

An additional charge of £15 applies if participating in Explore Arts Award

All of our Art Academy sessions are now sold out.


Nurture your child's creativity this summer with our Art Academy for 7-10 year olds.

Over three days participants will explore the gallery and take inspiration from the varied styles of artwork at the Laing. They will have the chance to try out a range of fun art techniques from painting with acrylics and watercolours to drawing and illustrating, sculpting with clay and experimenting with printmaking.

Please bring a packed lunch for your child each day. Snacks and juice are provided. It is advisable that participants wear clothes they don't mind getting messy.

This activity aims to be fully inclusive and anyone with additional needs is welcome. If you would like to have an informal conversation with a member of the learning team before attending then please contact the Laing learning team on

Explore Level Arts Award

There is also the opportunity for participants to achieve the nationally accredited Explore Level Arts Award, at an additional cost. More information on Arts Award.