Explorers told tales of their adventures by writing and illustrating their adventures. Take inspiration from the manuscripts and books of explorers to create your own illustrated story.
The sea has always captured the imagination of artists. In this practical art workshop, we explore the relationship between human emotion and the nature of the sea, and invite families to create their own emotive artworks to take home.
Music has always been a popular pastime for travellers on long journeys. Visit us and hear about the sort of songs and music explorer John Franklin might have enjoyed on his long voyage to the Arctic.
Join us at the museum to make explorer/rescue robots using maker technologies and craft materials and create a robot creature to take home. (Families can take home the made object but not the electronics).
Hindus on the High Seas
12.30pm to 1.30pm
Join us in this make and take Christmas decoration workshop inspired by Cutty Sark's gleaming hull. Make gold and copper coloured decorations and hang them on your tree when you get home.
Kids in Museums Takeover Day is our annual celebration of children's creativity in museums. The day's activities are designed and led by children from a local Greenwich school, who will present themed arts, crafts, storytelling and play for our youngest visitors and their carers.
Suitable for the under 5s.
Celebrate Diwali at Cutty Sark by making your very own devotional diva. Take your creation home with you or leave it underneath the ship on our illuminated sari river to create a stunning Diwali display.
Sail away across the waves to Indonesia, one of Cutty Sark's many destinations, to create Batik-inspired drawings in this artist-led workshop. Learn about the beautiful designs associated with Batik and make a mini wall-hanging to take home with you.