"Exploring the Anthony Shaw Collection" ~ a Song Box Discovery session for 3 - 6+ year olds with their families, at CoCA, York's Centre of Ceramic Art, part of York Art Gallery.
Join Thea Jacob, founder of Song Box, to discover the secret world of studio ceramics. Working in very small groups, Thea will share her lively fascination with these gorgeous and intriguing objects. Release your imagination and creativity with Thea, including fun extension ideas to play with at home.
One 3 year old's comment: "Wow! Mum! MUM! WOW!" Song Box Discovery session in CoCA Feb 2017
"A fantastic, multi sensory, fun, engaging workshop in a beautiful setting. Different ages and abilities catered for by Thea who is a caring and skilful facilitator. I definitely recommend it." Rebecca Taylor with Jack (9), Charlie (7) & Lucy (3) Song Box Discovery session 2016
Please meet Thea in York Art Gallery entrance foyer 5 minutes before your session.
Do you have a York Museums Trust card? If not, you will have to pay an extra £7.50 entrance to the gallery.
The YMT card. York Museums Trust offers York residents an extremely good value access card. The YMT card gives you a year's free access to all the YMT sites: York Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum and York Art Gallery (including CoCA). It also gives you 10% off at all YMT shops and cafes. These are all great family outings, especially through the winter months, with all sorts of children's interactive activities and resources. The YMT card is available at £11 per adult, on proof of York residence (eg a utility bill). The YMT card is free to any York resident on a means tested benefit, and all children under 16. If we have prompted you to get a YMT card please mention Song Box when you pick it up. Or you can sign up for one when you come to this Song Box event (as long as you have proof of address).
To help plan your visit: You may like to arrive earlier or stay on and enjoy the fantastic hands-on Studio which is open throughout the Easter school hoiday. This is a practical, well stocked art room where you and your children can get creative (at no extra cost). The Easter holiday theme is portraits, including dressing up materials for the "sitters". York Art Gallery has lockers for your bags and coats. There is a good cafe (10% discount to YMT card holders) and you can leave and return to the building throughout the day if you keep your wristband on.
These sessions are in small groups of no more than 10 people. Please let Thea know if you can't make it, even at short notice, for families hoping for a cancellation place.
All families are very welcome. If you have any queries, difficulties with this ticketing process, or additional needs, please contact Thea on 07765 574564