John Moores Visitors’ Choice for families!

24 October 2014 by Laura

Little girl in exhibition

Neal Rock’s 3D work gets this visitor’s vote

Next week, in true X-Factor style, you could be the ‘sixth judge’ for the John Moores Painting Prize, by voting for your winner in the Visitors’ Choice award!

What’s more anyone who votes during half term will be entered into a prize draw to win one of two £10 gift vouchers to be spent in any National Museums Liverpool gift shop or café.

With 50 paintings to choose the whole family can get involved and argue over who should win the coveted £2,014 award, sponsored by Rathbones!

As usual we have plenty of other activities to keep little ones busy during half term and our Big Draw events will be a hit with kids of all ages.

  • Big Art is open for business with plenty of drawing materials available for little hands to explore and make their mark. We’ll also have costumes, books and games to play with for anyone too busy to draw!
  • Our beautiful sculpture gallery makes a great source of inspiration for artists young and old. Pick up some materials from the desk, take a stroll around the space and feel free to sketch whatever catches your eye.
  • On Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th we want to prove how much fun drawing can be! At intervals between 1-4pm we’ll be playing party games with a Big Draw twist! Perfect for fidgets and scribblers!
  • The Drawing Room next to the café will have a range of materials for older children to use. We’ll be encouraging families to take these out into the gallery and explore the collection.

All activities are free. Take a look at the website for more details.

The John Moores Painting Prize runs until 30 November.

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