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Ikon is a family friendly place offering a range of free activities aimed at families and young visitors. We have a cafe, shop, baby changing facilities and a lift to all floors. Try our Family Trail, Art Explorer Bags and enjoy the creative materials that can be found in the Resource Room on the second floor.

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Family Saturdays

First Saturday of every month, 1–4pm, FREE

Open to all ages, including adults, these sessions of hands-on creative activity engage, challenge and inspire. No need to book, just drop in at any time.

Please see What’s On for details of forthcoming events.

Gillian Wearing Family Day workshop

School Holiday Workshops

The Learning team runs family workshops during school holidays.

Please see What’s On for details of forthcoming events.

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Parent and Toddler Sessions

Creative activities designed especially for parents with children aged 0-3 years. An opportunity to explore exhibitions together and encourage learning through play.

Please see What’s On for details of forthcoming events.

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Art Explorer

Ikon’s Art Explorer Bags, made for each exhibition, contain short creative activities for families.

Available at reception, free of charge.