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Family art week 2016

The summer holidays are starting at the Fitzwilliam Museum with free activities and guides for families and young people.

It all kicks off on Tuesday 01 August with the annual Family Art Week on the lawns of the Fitzwilliam Museum.  Activities for families will focus around the theme of India, as part of the University of Cambridge Museums' India Unboxed and Summer at the Museums programmes. During the week try out a different India inspired art activity each day, henna tattoos, family tours and performances of Indian dance, music and stories. 

Family Art Week is happening from Tuesday 01 to Friday 04 August from 11am to 3pm each day.

For young people the Museum has been working with its regular young people’s art groups to create a new set of self-led guides for teens.  Each guide comes with the loan of a drawing kit, so you can find new interesting works of art, sketch in the galleries, and come up with ideas for artworks in your ‘studio’ at home.

Throughout the holidays visiting families can borrow drawing materials to sketch in the galleries or an activity kit from our reception desks: the Baby Play Mat for ages 0-2, Story Starters for ages 2-6 and Fitz Kits for ages 5-12.