Young artist sculpts starfish from clay.

Art Buds: Shapes in the City

Invent, construct, climb! Make huge, recycled sculptures inspired by bridges, tunnels and waterways!

Inspired by the diverse wildlife, histories and geographies of the Union Canal, we’ll use art to imagine a more planet friendly future.

Created for ages 5 – 12. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times – parents / adults will need a ticket.

Book your free tickets at select local libraries below. We’ve limited each session to 16 tickets.

Tuesday 2 August | 10.30am – 12.30pm | George Washington Browne Room, George IV Bridge, EH1 1EG | SOLD OUT | Tap here for directions

*Additional session* Tuesday 16 August | 10.30am – 12.30pm | George Washington Browne Room, George IV Bridge, EH1 1EG | BOOK HERE | Tap here for directions

Detail from Google Maps of Children's Library at Central Library.

Tuesday 9 August | 10.30am – 12.30pm | Fountainbridge Library | 137 Dundee Street, EH11 1BG | SOLD OUT | Tap here for directions

Friday 19 August | 1pm – 3pm | Wester Hailes Library, 1 Westside Plaza, EH14 2ST | SOLD OUT | Tap here for directions

Art Makes Us with Art Buds Collective

FREE artist-led workshops for children and families across the city – and on the water – will take you on a journey filled with sensory fun and big environmental questions. Use your creativity to rethink local green spaces and waterways and dream up a better world. Get set for adventures – exploring sound, movement, sculpture and sustainable art-making.

Explore Sounds in the City here, and Wonder on the Water here.

Art Buds Collective is a social enterprise dedicated to the delivery of sustainable arts education for children across Edinburgh. Creativity, the creative journey and protecting the planet are at the heart of their workshops.

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In partnership with The City of Edinburgh Council Libraries.

Art Buds: Shapes in the City

Artist

Art Buds

Opening times

Tuesday 2, Tuesday 9 and Friday 19 August

Times vary

Children under 8

Must be accompanied by an adult at all times - parents / adults will need a ticket.

Central Library

*SOLD OUT* Tuesday 2 August | 10.30am - 12.30pm

Fountainbridge Library

Tuesday 9 August | 10.30am - 12.30pm

Book now

Wester Hailes Library

Friday 19 August | 1pm - 3pm

Book now

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