Join us at MCAC for a range of classes, workshops and free events for children and young adults.

For more details and to book a place please go to Eventbrite or contact MCAC by telephone on +44 (0)28 3835 0935 or e-mail

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Messy Play (2-4 years)

Fridays from 08 Nov, 11 - 12 noon,

4 weeks, £15 or £5 per session.

An hour of creative messy play with whisking and mixing, squidging and squirting along with paint, clay and nature for your ickle budding artists!

Mini Masters - Artist Edition (Age: 6-10 years)

Saturdays from 5 October,

10:30 - 11:30 am,

8 weeks, £30 Each week young artists will build their artistic skills and create a painting by a famous artist. - Dress for mess! With Alana Barton (2019 Young Artist of the Year)

Throw-a-Pot (Parent & child)

Saturday 18 January 10-12:30 pm , £20

(limited to 5 places) & paint and glaze

Saturday 25 January 10-12 noon

Learn the method and technique for throwing a pot under the guidance of experienced ceramicist Ciara Campbell-Crawford  then come back and personalise your creations ready for second firing.


 Mini Masters - Halloween Edition (6-10 year olds)

Tuesday 29 & Wednesday 30 October 10:30- - 12:30pm, £10

Things are getting spooky this Autumn as we delve into all things Halloween, spooky paintings, exquisite corpse, and much more! - Dress for mess! with Alana Barton (2019 Young Artist of the Year)

Ghosts & Ghouls – (8-12 years)

Wednesday 30 October 2-3:30 pm – £10

Design some ghostly ghouls then recreate your idea in clay and spook all your friens and family for Halloween.



Delf Elf – (7-11 years)

Saturday 30 November 10:30-12:30 pm  - £10
Create your very own delf elf (aka Santas little helper) to help keep watch at the Christmas tree this year and paint to make him look festive!


Twillight Market

Friday 22 November

MCAC will be hosting a delightful series of short 30 minute Christmas films projected in a cinema style screening along with some warming hot chocolate! In the gallery space we will creating some kitsch Christmas decorations to conjure some childhood nostalgia with all your family!

Free Open Art Days

(For all ages)

A themed children’s film at 11.30am followed by an innovative art and craft workshop until 3 pm combining traditional craft and design with a contemporary twist! Intrigued? (last admission 2:45 pm) THEN JOIN US. 

These are FREE drop in events open to a range of ages from children to adults.  All Children must be accompanied by an adult.  

Saturday 12 October

Saturday 9 November

Saturday 14 December

Saturday 8 February



Nursery, Primary & Secondary Schools, Colleges & Higher Education, Universities, Special Education Centres, Community Groups & Clubs. We offer a range of tours, workshops and activities based on our current exhibition. Our Education and Exhibition teams are happy to discuss and tailor tour & workshops to meet the requirements of your group.

Tour at MCAC: FREE

Tour + Workshop at MCAC: £3 PP

Workshop at your venue: £4 PP

For further information on any of our classes or activities, please contact Hazel on (0)28 3835 0935 or e-mail