Get creative

Explore your artistic skills, engage with your inner author, or take a virtual tour of the Victoria Gallery and Museum.

Lego model

Grand Designs in Ancient Greece

Combining research on ancient Greek houses and households, with digital technologies and Lego, this unique and engaging teaching programme inspires children to learn about the archaeology of ancient Greece and have fun at the same time.

Victoria Gallery & Museum building

Explore the Victoria Gallery & Museum

Missing your gallery fix? Take a tour of the VG&M's special exhibitions archive including ceramics, watercolours, contemporary art and more. There are also a range of activities on the VG&M website for all ages you can enjoy from home.

Older lady talking to researcher at event

Cinema, Memory and Wellbeing

For older users and carers, particularly those caring for people with dementia. Take a stimulating trip down cinematic memory lane with Professor Lisa Shaw's Cinema, Memory and Wellbeing project on Facebook.

VG&M entrance doors

VG&M at home: Activities for adults

Practise mindfulness with colouring sheets or hone your photography skills.

Bird exhibition

VG&M at home: Activities for families

Enjoy a selection of family activities, including jigsaws, activity sheets and videos to bring the VG&M to you.

Woman writing on a notepad

Unleash your inner author

They say everyone has at least one novel in them. Get creative with these inspiring writing resources from our literature and science hub. Featuring activities for all ages, from primary school children to adults.

Oil and water art crafts at home

Crafts at home

Visit the Victoria Gallery and Museum YouTube channel for ideas on how to unleash your inner creativity with crafts you can do at home, from making a ceramic tea set to oil and water art.

Viking tile colouring sheet

Viking colouring sheets

Dr Clare Downham, from our Institute of Irish Studies, has put together these fantastic information and colouring sheets to help us get to know the vikings a little bit better.

VG&M Culture Bite artwork

VG&M Culture Bite concert

Enjoy our relaxed concerts from the comfort of your home. On the first Friday of each month, we will focus on a different artwork or artist from the VG&M Art & Heritage collections and work with a new musician or group to combine music and visual art into a unique video.

Young poets artwork

Young poets

Do you have a poet in the family? Colleagues from our Philosophy Department have launched a competition for young poets (6-13) as part of a project to celebrate the life and work of the eminent philosopher Mary Midgley, plus loads of great worksheets (Key Stages 1-3).

A piece of Frederick's art

Online art exhibition by Dr Frederick Jones

Our own Dr Frederick Jones, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology is also an accomplished artist. His largest art show to date opened digitally this summer and you can enjoy it here.