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Basquiat: Boom for Real Family Workshops

Basquiat Boom for Real Family Workshops

Join us for a series of family workshops celebrating Basquiat: Boom for Real.

Free with a valid exhibition ticket, drop in. Limited availability.

Collaborative Collage and Drawing Workshop 
Saturday 11 November, 1–4pm

Inspired by the street art scene of 80s New York, Join illustrator Maria Midttun to create collages and drawings, swapping places to continue where someone left off to contribute to an ever-changing piece as the workshop goes on.

Animation Workshop
Saturday 9 December, 1–4pm

Drawing inspiration from Basquiat’s playful, expressive and enigmatic paintings, Visual artist and animator Reza Ben Gajra joins us to create Basquiat-esque characters, bringing them to life using stop-motion animation.

Pocket Notebook Workshop
Saturday 13 January, 1–4pm

Create your own pocket notebook in this DIY workshop inspired by Basquiat’s collection of notebooks and handmade postcards. Get hands on with washi tape, magazines and crayons to explore and play with various scrapbooking techniques such as collage, drawing and writing.


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