Manchester Jewish Museum

Summer at the museum

ARTS AWARD: DISCOVER IN A DAY

Are you looking for creative ways to keep busy during summer holidays? Discover the museum in a day and try your artistic skills during two interactive, full-day workshops. Join us for a drawing and painting or a poetry and creative writing full-day workshop. You will receive an Arts Award at the end of the session! These workshops are family-friendly, educational and we guarantee lots of fun.

Arts Award: Chagall – Colour and shapes
Tuesday, 9 August, 11am-3pm

Join us for a full day of creative activities at the museum, where we will be exploring colours and shapes through the work of Jewish artist Marc Chagall. The session will include lots of hands on activities such as making collage or using pastels and paints. We will also explore Chagall’s wonderful paintings, and the inspiration and mystery behind them.

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Arts Award: Poems & Rhymes
Tuesday, 16 August, 11am-3pm

Do you like telling stories? Are you a good rhymer? Try your creative skills during our summer workshop, where we will be playing with words and rhymes and exploring the works of Jewish poets and writers, like Michael Rosen. By the end of the day you will have written your own poem about an object or person in our museum collection.

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These sessions are free for all residents of the M8 postcode area. Sign up for our M8 Membership and get your free tickets.

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