Help us restore this historic painting for the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

Activities for adults

Metalwork Handling session. Photo by Anton Want

Feeling inspired by the things you've seen in the museum? There are lots of ways to get stuck in, find out more or have a go yourself.

Coming with an organised group?

We offer a wide range of guided tours, talks and workshops for group visitors. Whether you're an art society,  luncheon club or ESOL class we can arrange a visit to suit your needs and give you a great day out. Have a look at the menu on the left to see what you can do here and what we have to make your visit go smoothly. 

'Staff and volunteers enjoyed the day as well the facilities and support that we knew was available was really good, the disabled toilet was very well equipped. Your staff were really helpful.' 
Age Concern Sheffield

'We visited for the sheer pleasure of learning something new. People in the group will come again.' 
Catch 22, streetwise ex-offenders.'

Coming on your own or with friends?

We have a programme of activities for adults to come along to. Check out the what's on pages for an up to date list of all events. These include:

    • Free lunchtime talks every other Thursday so you can  find out more about the exhibitions and collections from a whole host of interesting people. You'll be able to meet artists, curators and guest speakers, and quiz them about their specialist subjects. 

    • There are weekly art classes inspired by the collections and life drawing sessions

    • You can learn new skills with a  one day workshop or short course taking inspiration from the galleries. People have recently had a go at making teacosies, prints, clay figure sculptures, pewter bowls and chutney

  •  Keep an eye out for special events too such as lunchtime concerts, Museum Lates, cooking demonstrations and live theatre. 

Talk in the Millennium Gallery


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  • William John Stevenson, River Don at Wardsend, Sheffield, 1875 © Museums Sheffield
  • Unknown artist, View of Sheffield from Sharrow Moor, c1838 © Museums Sheffield
  • Thomas Creswick, Hillsborough, Sheffield, c19th century © Museums Sheffield
  • Maurice de Sausmarez, Lodge Moor in the Evening, Sheffield, 1941 © the artist's estate
  • Mandy Payne, Paradise Lost © the artist
  • Jonathan Wilkinson, The Egg Box © the artist
  • JMW Turner, View of Sheffield from Derbyshire Lane, 1797 © Guild of St George & Museums Sheffield
  • Jack Kettell, Rebuilding a Blast Furnace, 1964-65 © the artist's estate
  • Henry Rushbury, Snig Hill from Angel Street, 1941 © the artist's estate
  • Derrick Greaves, Sheffield, 1953 © Derrick Greaves, courtesy James Hyman Gallery, London
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