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Special events

For all ages

Walk On: Gallery Explainers

Enjoy a look around the 'Walk On' exhibition on a date when our trained Gallery Explainers will be available to provide information and answer questions.
Saturday 8, 15, 22 and 29 November and 6 and 13 December 2014

For families

Super Saturday: Here Comes The Armada

Have fun with our guest artist creating a giant collage of ships. You can use old maps, atlases and our 'A Royal Game' sculpture for your inspiration. This is an Ocean City Festival 2014 event.
Saturday 27 September 2014

Special Event: Big Draw Breakfast Club

Walk with us from the Museum and Art Gallery to the Arts Centre, observing and sketching along the way as we celebrate The Big Draw and the city's 'Walk On' exhibition.
Saturday 4 October 2014

Special Event: Big Reynolds Draw

Draw and colour to your heart’s content in this special event based on our newly-acquired sketchbook by famous Plympton-born 18th century artist, Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Saturday 11 October 2014

Super Saturday: Here Comes The Bronze Age

Have fun with our guest artist making a 'Whitehorse Hill'-inspired weaving. Use handmade beads, thread and lace plus a range of natural materials found on Dartmoor such as sticks, leaves, moss, grasses, sheep's wool and dried flowers.
Saturday 29 November 2014

Special Event: You've Been Framed

Drop in and design your own self-portrait as we open our ‘In The Frame: Plymouth’s Portraits Revealed’ exhibition.
Saturday 13 December 2014

For adults

Guided Walk: Mount Wise and Mutton Cove

Join Nigel Overton, Curator of City and Maritime Heritage for a meander around this interesting area of our Ocean City. This is an Ocean City Festival 2014 event.
Tuesday 16 September 2014

Guided Walk: Drizzlecombe and Surrounds

Explore the magnificent prehistoric ceremonial site of Drizzlecombe and its surrounding area as part of our 'Walk On' and 'Whitehorse Hill' programmes.
Sunday 21 September 2014

Adult Workshop: Walking and Drawing

Starting at the Museum and Art Gallery, explore our part of the 'Walk On' exhibition, before heading out across to explore the city through a variety of unusual approaches to drawing.
Tuesday 23 September 2014
Wednesday 22 October 2014

Curator's Tour: Mike Collier

Join us for a curator-led tour of the 'Walk On' exhibition, starting from the Museum and Art Gallery and heading out to the other three city centre sites. Mike Collier is co-curator of the exhibition.
Saturday 4 October 2014

Guided Walk: The Upper Plym Valley

Explore the extraordinary number of cists (burial chambers) situated in the upper Plym Valley as part of our 'Walk On' and 'Whitehorse Hill' programmes.
Friday 17 October 2014