The Creative Space on our ground floor plays host to exhibitions, events, family activities and more. Visit to experiment, learn and play.
The space is currently filled with activities for all ages relating to Ruth Asawa and the exhibition Citizen of the Universe.
No booking necessary.
Support from the team
On Saturdays and Sundays our friendly art facilitators are in the Creative Space to help you experiment, play, and make your own works of art with materials inspired by our exhibition.
Summer Holiday Activities
Every Thursday afternoon from 28 July to 1 September drop in to our Creative Space to join in with interactive creative activities inspired by visionary artist and educator Ruth Asawa.
From potato printing on fabric and baker’s clay, to soap carving and leaf-shaped lino prints, drop by to make your own works of art. Designed for ages 3-10 but open to all. Thursdays, 1-4pm. Free, drop-in.
Family Activity Backpacks
This summer, pick up a free Family Activity Backpack from the Shop when you visit. Filled with themed and sensory activities, the backpacks include a picture book about how Ruth Asawa became an artist, and a selection of art materials. Just visit the Shop desk or ask a member of staff. Limited availability. Ages 3+
Learning for all ages
Inspired by our exhibitions, the Creative Space is a family-friendly, social environment curated for learning for all ages, encouraging our visitors to explore, experiment and play.
Members of our team are on hand to help with creative activities provided in the space to encourage curiosity, exploration and play with materials inspired by our exhibitions.
Learning and Participation
Find out more about our learning events and projects
“We are all dreamers creating the next world, the next beautiful world for ourselves and for our children.” – Yoko Ono
Reflecting on their first year with Modern Art Oxford, our Young Creatives have selected a quote from Yoko On to inspire a new year of positive change and creativity in 2022.
Find out what's On
Find out what’s on in the Creative Space – exhibitions, events, projects, family activities and more.