Get Creative: A quick guide to visual art events, courses and workshops on Culture24

| 16 February 2015 | Updated: 25 May 2015

Want to get creative but don’t know how or where to get started? Culture24's art listings contain hundreds of creative visual art events taking place in museums, galleries and arts centres throughout the UK

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Get Creative - discover a creative art course in a museum near you
From iPad drawing to life drawing or landscape painting to throwing your own pots, the UK’s museum and gallery sector is bursting with opportunities to get involved in the visual arts and learn a new skill, craft or hobby.

Whether you want to immerse yourself in a series of watercolour workshops or discover the joys of printmaking with a taster session, your local museum, gallery or arts centre has got a course or class waiting just for you.

How about a painted lampshade masterclasses at Charleston Farmhouse? Textile drawing at Dulwich Picture Gallery? Whatever your thing - if it’s visual arts-based, this is the place to find it.

If you need a little inspiration explore our subject-themed listings searches - just to your right - for a selection of painting and drawing, ceramics, sculpture and printing opportunities with classes and courses for a range of abilities and ages.

There are various levels from full-blown workshops to simple drop-ins. More events and listings are added every day, so keep checking back to see what’s new.

We also have hundreds of family and children’s visual art events, workshops and classes listed, too.

And don’t forget our exhibitions – Culture24 always has more than 1,000 of the UK's best art exhibitions listed at any one time for you to explore and savour.

If you want to dive in and find something specific like watercolour or linocut, just enter a search term in the search box on the top right of the page to discover the right course, class or workshop to suit your needs.

Go on – get closer to the arts and discover what’s on offer in your local museum or gallery.
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