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Download this treasure map and get to know your local park!

Take a walk in your local park or neighbourhood and tick off the 10 things to do and find in this trail. Find treasures from the ground like stones to decorate, pinecones, leaves or acorns.

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If you were a room, what would it look like?

#WelcomeCreate art tasks are back and this month's challenge is all about interiors!

Often, a lot of thought is given when decorating a bedroom or a child’s room, considering the colours or themes that would make it feel like it represents us in some way. In this task we invite you to create a room that would be a visual representation of you. How would the room look? 

Download the instructions for this creative activity for free on our website. Link in bio.

We can't wait to see your responses - use our hashtag #WelcomeCreate tag us @Pitzhanger. 

Art challenge created by Tincy Patel @art.tee5 and Sarah Olive Edwards @sarahtonin_seeker

#LearnWithPitzhanger #MonthlyArtTask #WelcomeCreateStudio #FreeArtActivity #ArtsandCrafts #Pitzhanger #EalingArts
We have two Little Builders under 5s sessions coming up this month. 🔨

Join us for children lead sensorial and creative activities in a relaxed, free-flow play space at the Rickyard. Sessions begin at 10.00 and 13.00 on 30 June. 

This month's theme is 'shapes around us' so children will be using different materials and senses to build and create.🔶🔵⬜

Book via link in our bio. 

Future sessions:
14 July and 1 September

#underfives #arteducation #kidsinmuseums #earlyyearsart #museumeducation #ealingparents #familydayout #littlebuilders #LearnWithPitzhanger #Montessori
Stuck for at home activities this Easter? 

Try a Pitz Pack! We have collaborated with the @ltmuseum, @ribalondon and @gunnersburyparkmuseum to bring you a selection of arts and crafts resources plus a nature trail of Walpole Park. 

You can pick up a free pack from outside the Rickyard, next to @pitzhangerpantry on Saturday 3 April between 10am - 12pm or download a pdf online for free.

Suitable for families with children 11 and under.

Link in our bio. 

#LearnWithPitzhanger #museumfromhome #PitzPack #familyactivities #getoutside #ealing #walpolepark
''Everything starts from a dot'' 🔵 - Wassily Kandinsky

February's #WelcomeCreate art task focuses on circles. 
Inspired by the many concentric circles found within the interiors of Pitzhanger Manor, this activity plays with colour, pattern and repetition to design an attractive piece. 

Circles are often used to signify unity, wholeness, birth and rebirth. The oldest found are carvings, named petroglyphs, etched into rock, from around 40,000 years ago. 

Download this activity online for free. Link in our bio. 

For inspiration, check out artists that feature concentric circles such as Sonia Delauney, Alma Thomas and Wassily Kandinsky

Art challenge created by Sarah Olive Edwards @sarahtonin_seeker and Tincy Patel @art.tee5. Share your creation via the hashtag #WelcomeCreate

#LearnWithPitzhanger #MuseumAtHome #empowerment @soniadelaunay79 @alma_thomas_ #kandinsky @kandinskywassily
Is January over yet? Not quite - there's still time to join in with January's #WelcomeCreate art challenge!

The theme for this moth is vision board. We’re using mixed media, playing with layouts and tapping into self expression. Just like you might use sticky notes for daily reminders, this vision board can be displayed on your fridge or a private space in your home such as inside the wardrobe door.

This task is suitable for all levels. Download the activity sheet from our website. Link in bio. 

Share your work on social media #WelcomeCreate #LearnWithPitzhanger @Pitzhanger or email to add it to our Welcome Create Gallery.

Art challenge created by Tincy Patel @art.tee5 and Sarah Olive Edwards @sarahtonin_seeker

#welcomecreate #LearnWithPitzhanger #museumathome #visionboard #newyear #january #artactivity
Colour in your own Pitzhanger Christmas Card. 🎄

Download, print and fill your festive scene of Pitzhanger Manor with colours inspired by John Soane’s interior design.

This fun and festive activity is suitable for all ages. Download from our online learning webpage.

#LearnWithPitzhanger #christmascard #colourbynumbers
We have a NEW monthly #art task for you - and it's the last one of 2020! 

This month we're making a seasonal landscape. Find inspiration from the outdoors and our beautiful city of London to create a design for a card, decoration or work of art. 

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble, places where other people see nothing” -Camille Pissarro

Head to Pitzhanger's Online Learning page to download the instruction sheet or visit our education space in the Manor this winter where you can drop-in to complete this activity. Materials provided. Free with the price of admission.

Art challenge created by  Tincy Patel @art.tee5 
Facilitated by Sarah Olive Edwards @sarahtonin_seeker 

Share your work on social media #WelcomeCreate #LearnWithPitzhanger
⁣#PitzPicks are here again! This week all of our links are focused on highlighting the work of black artists and voices which can inspire you at home.⠀
Link in our bio to read the blog with live links.⠀
1 Read ear for eye by debbie tucker green.This play by by Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning writer and director debbie tucker green offers snapshots of lives, snapshots of protest, violence vs non-violence, direct action vs demonstrations as 16 characters navigate their way through society today. @royalcourttheatre have made playtext of ear for eye available to read online for free until 3 September 2020.⠀
2 Watch Inua Ellams (pictured) perform the poem Lovers, Liars, Conjurers, Thieves⠀
This Ode to Southwark takes us through South London, from Elephant & Castle to Peckham via Camberwell on an uneasy nocturnal journey. Follow @inuaellams to find out more about his work as a poet, playwright, performer, graphic artist & designer.⠀
3 Listen to Katy Hessel interviewing Lagos based artist, Nengi Omuku, founder of @ablackhistoryofart Aloya Akinkugbe, and London-based artist Michaela Yearwood-Dan.Episode 28 of the @thegreatwomenartists Podcast is here and it is incredible! Over the past week some of the most exciting names in art celebrating Black culture have been taking over @thegreatwomenartists Instagram account. To honour the takeover, this episode (and the next one!) contain interviews with them all. Make sure you check out @nengiomuku @ablackhistoryofart @artistandgal on Instagram.⠀
We are delighted that debbie tucker green and Inua Ellams will be working with us in our forthcoming exhibition Hogarth: London Voices, London Lives.⠀
Soane's 'ancient colonnade' with its simple columns and exposed wooden roof structure recalls the 'primitive hut' from which the Greek orders of architecture were thought to have evolved. ⠀
This beautiful shady colonnade was demolished in Victorian times and restored in 2018. It provides a walkway between the Manor and the Gallery today.⠀
#architecture #LearnWithPitzhanger #colonnade #restoration #johnsoane #pitzhanger #Greek #classics #outdoors #garden #museumfromhome ⠀
⁣How many 'times of day' are there? 🌙
Morning, noon, evening and night can blur into one - and so can the days in lockdown.⠀
Luckily we have a few #PitzPicks to keep you entertained:⠀
1 Online Lecture: Walking the Streets: William Hogarth’s The Four Times of Day (1736–1738). Available from 28 May, this is the first lecture in a six-part Public Lecture series, titled Georgian Provocations: Six Iconic Works of Art from Eighteenth-Century Britain run by the @paulmelloncentr ⠀
2 Teach an Art Lesson with help from @magiclanternart . This educational charity is providing resources to help kids explore art for parents and teachers to use at home or in school. Choose one artwork at a time, and, after looking at it and answering the questions, you can do one or more of the follow-on art or literacy activities!⠀
3 Watch Es Devlin’s Culture in Quarantine Masterclass. Devlin guides viewers through the process of turning ideas into forms from broad research and initial sketches to physical projection-mapped sculpture. Keep an eye out for a glimpse of Memory Palace – Devlin’s installation at Pitzhanger. #cultureinquarantine @bbcarts ⠀
Link to blog in bio ⬆️
#isolationactivities #Hogarth #art #educate #sunset #evening #daytime #nature #esdevlin #MemoryPitzhanger #learnwithpitzhanger

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