David Batchelor Free Colour Activities
Mon 25 July – Sun 2 October
Come and take part in our David Batchelor Colour Trail this summer
David Batchelor’s work is concerned, above all, with colour. His work reflects both a delight in the brilliant hues of the changing urban environment, and how we respond to the experience of colour in the West.
Most people use their eyes to see, but some people can feel, taste or even smell colour! This is called Synaesthesia. Our Colour card pack helps you to experience colour a little differently as you explore the David Batchelor: Colour Is exhibition, our galleries and grounds. How would blue taste to you? How does green sound? Peek through the spy holes in the colour pack to look at the art works from a different perspective and use our Spot it sheet to draw what you see!
Colour Play Trolley
Our Colour Play trolley inspired by David Batchelor’s Colour Is exhibition is packed full of materials to help you to get creative and experience colour a little differently in the exhibition.
We have 3 different colour bags packed full of sensory & colourful materials to get your children experimenting with reflections, exploring how bees see colour and discovering all the colours of the rainbow!
Colourful 2D Concretos
Make a mini 2D sculpture just like David Batchelor using our colourful and obscure shapes. David calls his sculptures “Concretos” as he uses a concrete base to hold colourful waste materials to make beautiful urban sculptures.
Draw your own Concreto
Draw a beautiful Concreto using the stencil shapes or create your own design!
Don’t forget to take a photograph of your creations and tag us in on Instagram.
These activities are free with a valid membership or day ticket