Ikon reopens on 20 August. Visiting Guidelines

Family activities to try at home

While the gallery is closed we continue to make our family activities digital. Get creative and try some of these activities at home.

Keep an eye on our social media channels for more activities and inspiration. Share your creations with us #ikongallery


Art Explorer Guide

Ikon’s Art Explorer Guide, made for each exhibition, contains short creative activities for families.

Download a copy here.

Activity Packs

Creative homeschool art projects aimed at certain ages.

KS1 Activity Pack

KS2 Activity Pack

KS3 Activity Pack

Online Family Saturdays

The gallery is currently closed so our Family Saturdays are now digital.

Please see What’s On for details of forthcoming events or visit our Family section on our YouTube page for previous activities.



Explore the exhibitions online

Enjoy a filmed walkthrough of our exhibitions by Judy Watson and John Newling and watch interviews with the artists to discover more about their work.