Posts by venue: Shipley Art Gallery

The Exhibition Explorers’ latest adventures

Exhibition Explorers is now midway through. We’re having a fascinating time exploring museums and galleries from toddlers’ perspectives. Between sessions, everyone’s been embarking on a ‘Family Adventure’ and coming back with tales of what they discover. We add these to… Read more

Little details: big impact – a closer look at family museum experiences

A key part of Exhibition Explorers at the Shipley has been exploring the gallery environment with the children. Hopefully over the course of the project all the grown ups involved – both parents and staff – will understand better what a… Read more

Exhibition Explorers: five surprising discoveries for the grown-ups!

The second Exhibition Explorers session took place earlier this month. We were delighted that so many of the families returned with their completed ‘Family Adventure’ page, sharing their experience of visiting a museum or gallery since the previous session. You… Read more

Places to go & things to do: embarking on our Family Adventures!

At the second Exhibition Explorers session we were delighted to find so many of the group had been on a Family Adventure to a museum or gallery, and returned with their completed scrapbook page to share their discoveries. Exhibition Explorers is an… Read more

Exhibition Explorers at the Shipley – what our youngest visitors can teach us.

Last week our exciting new project Exhibition Explorers began. Sixteen children aged 1 and 2 and their grown-ups joined us to embark on an exciting six month journey of discovery, finding new ways of enjoying galleries and museums together. This project is focused on… Read more