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Drawing with Thread Workshop

Join textile artist Roanna Wells to learn how to use hand embroidery techniques as a drawing tool, converting technical stitches into abstract marks to create a unique textile piece.

Hands on Sunday 10 August 2014

Portrait Photography Masterclass with Chris Saunders

Take part in a special portrait Photography Masterclass for young people aged 14-19. in association with the forthcoming Picture the Poet exhibition.

Hands on Monday 11 August 2014

The Dust Came First Workshop

Learn the art of active listening in this introduction to sound recording with artist Neil Webb.

Hands on Saturday 23 August 2014

Meet the Artist: Neil Webb

Pop in for a chat with Neil Webb, the artist behind the exhibition The Dust Came First. Find out more about his inspirations and how he created this new installation piece which brings together sound and drawing.

Talks and tours Saturday 23 August 2014

Make Your Own Fancy Felt

Be inspired by the patterns and colours in the Ruskin collection and create your very own felt mat using wool and the wet felting technique.

Family Wednesday 27 August 2014

Drawing the Summer: Pecha Kucha - Mightier Than the Sword

Pecha Kucha bring their unmissable mix of talks, short films, live music and unique entertainment to the Millennium Gallery for a special drawing-themed evening of creative inspiration.

Thursday 4 September 2014

A Life of Drawing and Making Workshop

Take inspiration from John Ruskin’s passion for looking closely and learning from objects. Join artist Kyra Cane and learn how to identify and capture the essential elements and characteristics of things that you are interested in.

Hands on Saturday 6 September 2014

Drawing Works

Meet the people who draw professionally, see their work and watch them in action. Drop in anytime for activities and demonstrations throughout the afternoon.

Talks and tours Sunday 7 September 2014

Lunchtime Talk: The Ruskin Collection

Join Friend of Museums Sheffield, Lynda Overall, for a personal introduction to her favourites from Sheffield’s unique Ruskin Collection of art and artefacts.

Talks and tours Wednesday 10 September 2014

Inspired by Ruskin: Behind the Scenes

Join Curator Louise Pullen for a tour behind the scenes of the Ruskin Collection.

Talks and tours Wednesday 17 September 2014

LIVE LATE: Craft Jam

Join us for an evening of live music and craft activities – grab a beer, enjoy music curated by our in-house DJs and live musicians, and get crafty.

Hands on Friday 26 September 2014

Freehand Machine Sewing Workshop

Join local craft makers Running with Scissors as they use the Recording Britain exhibition as inspiration for ‘freehand machine sewing'.

Hands on Saturday 27 September 2014

Millennium Gallery Craft Market

Our craft market showcases Sheffield’s talented small-scale producers and craftspeople making wonderful things, often entirely by hand.

Saturday 8 November 2014