GO Play! Under 5’s exhibition and play space opening at Gallery Oldham

GO Play! The perfect family friendly exhibition comes to Gallery Oldham and Oldham Library this summer.

Join Gallery Oldham and Oldham Libraries this summer to explore and celebrate all things Early Years in this special hands-on exhibition, designed and created by and for families with children under 5.

Gallery Oldham, 20 May – 9 September

Explore how Gallery Oldham’s collection has inspired our Early Years programmes over the past ten years. This special exhibition, especially designed for our youngest visitors, has been designed and created by families in our special GO Play! sessions at Gallery Oldham and libraries across the borough.

In this show you will see a mixture of artworks and pieces from Gallery Oldham’s art collection as well as artworks created by families inspired by the collections. From painted canvases to ceramic trees, we have worked with hundreds of families over the past year to showcase the amazing and playful ways of creating art with children.

Toddler tour – Tuesday 25 July, 10.30am – 12noon
Join us for a tour with a difference – this one is designed especially for under 5’s

GO Play! Summer Sessions – Every Tuesday in August,
10.30am – 12noon
Explore and play in the exhibition each week over summer in these special artists led sessions.

Festival Oldham – Saturday 3rd June, 12.30pm – 1.30pm and 2 – 3pm
Explore, play and create in our special Festival Oldham sessions for under 5’s.

Bookable via Eventbrite, perfect for under 5’s.

This hands-on exhibition will be filled with playful and hands-on activities, all whilst exploring the importance of play and giving adults the permission to play too! This exhibition has been supported using public funding by Arts Council England

“We’ve loved taking part in these sessions and really getting head to toe messy! Norah can’t wait to see which of her artworks are in the exhibition.” – Hannah Geary, mum of Norah, aged 4

Image of two men and two children kneeling on the floor. Underneath them there is a long pieces of paper and paints. They are all exploring painting using blue, yellow and green paint.

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