Family Architecture Activities
London Festival of Architecture
20 June 2010
Join us for specially tailored family workshops and tours celebrating architecture’s special place in this major arts and cultural institution. Please note that booking is not required for these events.
Sketching in the Courtyard
Artist Jeanette Barnes introduces sketching as a means of looking more closely at the architecture around us. The ornate architecture of Burlington House provides ideal subject matter and inspiration.
Meet in the courtyard; 11.30 am–1 pm and 2–3.30 pm; free (materials provided)
Sackler Galleries Workshop
An opportunity for families to take part in a transformation of the Sackler Galleries by contributing
to a group installation through drawing and making. An event specially created by Yuli Toh and James Lloyd-Mostyn of Toh Shimazaki Architecture.
The Sackler Wing of Galleries; 1–3 pm; free (materials provided)
Family Tour of Burlington House
Families explore Burlington House, searching for clues in the architecture and decoration that reveal the
building’s rich and illustrious history. Piece together its transformation from seventeenth-century town palace to modern-day arts institution.
Meet in the courtyard; 3.30–4 pm; free
For more information about other activities taking place at the Royal Academy as part of the London Festival of Architecture click here.