Sculpture Saturdays – Book Now
Sculpture Saturdays, our programme for families to make and play together, is back!
We have a series of exciting artist-led workshops running throughout the summer, from carnival headdress making to experimenting with ancient indigo dyeing techniques.
We will be running 2 workshops each Saturday for 4 families at a time so, when you book, you can choose either morning or afternoon. The workshops are designed for primary school aged children and their families but are open to all.
The workshops will be led by various artists, some of whom will be presenting their work as part of this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival. All our workshops will take place in the Outdoor Learning Studio, situated in the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Courtyard. The area is covered but please remember to come dressed for the weather.
You can read more about each individual workshop below. They are free, but donations are welcome – please book through Eventbrite. Spaces are limited.
During your visit to ESW you can also see artists’ works on show. Calum Craik’s exhibition is presented in our street view gallery on Hawthornvale, and from 28 July to 28 August Ashanti Harris’ work will be presented within our Courtyard and Beacon Tower. On Saturdays 30 July and 13 and 27 August there will be a performance related to Harris’ project at 1 – 1.30pm. Both artists’ projects and the Sculpture Saturdays programme are part of Edinburgh Art Festival. There is also a café at ESW if you would like to visit before or after your workshop.
The Courtyard is an accessible environment with dedicated facilities. If you would like to read more access info or see details of how to get to ESW, including low carbon options, please go to our Visit Us page.