Family learning

Explore, Discover, Make!

'I brought my 6-year-old daughter and my 71-year-old mother with me at half term and they both loved it! Thought the children's pack was excellent.'

There is something for every member of the family at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village. Explore with exciting free trails and tactile resources, discover more on guided tour and Make! all kinds of arts and crafts at one of our artist-led workshops. Come along to Watts at Dusk on the last Friday of the month for fantastic evening events for all the family.


Free family trails and resources

Explore the Artists' Village as a family with one of our self-guided family trails. All trails are free with adult admission.

'We went with our two grandsons, 5 and 2. The little bag with '5 Things for Under 5s' was inspired!'

NEW Artists' Village Activity Backpack

Take a journey around the Artists' Village with this backpack full of quizzes, activities, games and multi-sensory objects. Collection from Wattts Studios only. Available every Saturday, on holidays and during half term.

5 Things for Under 5s

Pick up one of our 5 Things for Under 5s bags, and follow the trail to explore 5 artworks together through props and touch objects. Available daily from Watts Gallery only.

Family Explorer Trail

Pick up a Family Explorer Trail from Watts Gallery, Watts Studios or Watts Chapel, and explore the entire Artists' Village and our collections through drawing activities and challenges. Available daily. Recommended for ages 5-12.

The Art Trail

Hunt out the top 10 things to find in Watts Gallery as chosen by young people, for young people. Available daily from Watts Gallery only. Recommended for ages 12-18.