Upcoming events

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Apples and Snakes & Word Life Present: Picture the Poet Live

*This event is now sold out* John Agard (Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, 2012) and World Poetry Slam champion Buddy Wakefield perform alongside local poets and young people to mark the closing of the Picture the Poet exhibition.

Performance Friday 28 November 2014 Graves Gallery

Craft Club

Get involved in making and creating using knitting, stitching and crochet in a laid back, creative atmosphere, led by volunteer crafters.

Hands on Monday 1 December 2014 Graves Gallery

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 1 December 2014 Weston Park

Lunchtime Talk: The Sheffield Armaments Industry in 1914

Chris Corker of Sheffield Hallam University looks at the overseas customers of Sheffield armaments manufacturers and the impact the war had on their business.

Talks and tours Wednesday 3 December 2014 Weston Park

Friends Christmas Celebration

Our annual Friends Celebration is back! This year we will be opening up our main gallery space for all of our Friends to enjoy a private view of the new Picturing Sheffield exhibition in its first week of opening, with an introduction from the exhibition's Curator.

Friends' events Thursday 4 December 2014 Millennium Gallery

Life Drawing

Develop your drawing skills working from a nude model with support from one of our regular artist tutors.

Hands on Friday 5 December 2014 Millennium Gallery

The Graves Art Club

Find inspiration in the Graves Gallery and try your hand at drawing, watercolour, acrylic, ink, collage, and printing.

Hands on Friday 5 December 2014 Graves Gallery

Santa at the Museum

Once again we’ll be transforming our Arctic World gallery into Santa’s North Pole home and he’ll be there in person giving out quality presents

Family Saturday 6 December 2014 Weston Park

Saturday Sessions

Need a break from shopping with the kids? Why not drop by the Millennium Gallery and do something hands-on and fun as a family.

Family Saturday 6 December 2014 Millennium Gallery

Santa at the Museum

Once again we’ll be transforming our Arctic World gallery into Santa’s North Pole home and he’ll be there in person giving out quality presents

Family Sunday 7 December 2014 Weston Park