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    Families Workshop, Jasmin Bhanji 2018, Photo by Rob Harris

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    Live Art for Children and Families 2018 with Ash McNaughton Photo by Rob Harris

  • 2019_Family Day Queer Spaces workshop by Rachel Pimm Photo by Rob Harris
  • Mikhail Karikis, No ordinary protest (prodution photo 1)

    Mikahil Karikis, No Ordinary Protest 2018, photo by Damian Griffiths

Children and adults of all ages can explore, play and create together through our programme of workshops, events and activities.

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Events, Tours & Trails

Get creative at free Family Days, join our ‘Crib Notes’ curator-led tours for parents and carers with toddlers, and download activity trails inspired by our exhibitions.

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Under 5s

Take part in artist-led workshops for families with children under the age of 5

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Workshops & Events

Take part in artist-led workshops, special events and activities for children of all ages and their adults.



Free activities for use in the gallery and at home, inspired by our exhibition and contemporary art practices. 

Reading is Fundamental Jack Wakely

Reading is Fundamental

Join storytelling sessions and events celebrating children’s books with LGBTQAI+ themes and children’s books by BIPOC authors.


Projects, Exhibitions and Performance

Check out our archive of projects and exhibitions  

01 No Ordinary Protest Film Still Mikhail Karikis

Children's Commission 2009 - 2019

From 2009 to 2019 the annual Children’s Commission, transformed Whitechapel Gallery’s Project Galleries into a space for children to explore and discover art on their own terms.