How to get the most out of a visit to an art gallery with kids

Start young and make gallery visits a normal activity, says visual artist and lecturer in teacher education, Naomi Zouwer.
Young girl with brown skin pointing at wall art showing a painted pumpkin and text.

In our house we have a favourite story about the time our toddler was dragged from the National Portrait Gallery kicking and screaming, ‘I want to see more paintings!!!’

She needed lunch, we had to go, but she really loved the ‘Nick Cave Gallery’, as she called it, with his luminous portrait by Howard Arkley on display.

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