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Summer on the Square

Background Impressionism

Explore the backgrounds and foregrounds of National Gallery paintings and create a new piece of collage art
This event is part of Summer on the Square.
Date
Saturday, 20 August 2022
Time
There will be a break in activity between 1-2pm
11 am - 4 pm (drop-in)
Location
Trafalgar Square
Audience
Families, for all ages
Most suitable for over 5's

About

Get creative and experiment with colour in background and foreground collage techniques with Yvonne Shelling, part of the National Gallery‚Äôs Young Ambassadors programme, and Amba Malekin-Goneni, Community Engagement Officer at the Cartoon Museum.  

Afterwards, you can explore the Gallery to find the paintings that inspired you. 

Creative sessions

Summer on the Square

Background Impressionism

Explore the backgrounds and foregrounds of National Gallery paintings and create a new piece of collage art
This event is part of Summer on the Square.
Date
Saturday, 20 August 2022
Time
There will be a break in activity between 1-2pm
11 am - 4 pm (drop-in)
Location
Trafalgar Square
Audience
Families, for all ages
Most suitable for over 5's

Free, drop-in session

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

You may be asked to wait during busy times.