Talks, workshops, guided tours, film showings and more you’ll find plenty of events to keep you inspired at Swansea Museum.

Workshops: All workshops are FREE unless othewise stated children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Workshops run between 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm and are drop in unless otherwise stated.

For further details please contact the museum.

Chinese Workshop: Calligraphy and Lanterns
Saturday 28 January, 2pm – 4pm

Ms Sharon Meng Su will be at Swansea Museum to show children and young people how to write Chinese words, using China’s traditional style of calligraphy, and Ms Yen Yen Lai will lead a workshop making simple decorative Chinese lanterns.

Free. Drop in.


Chinese Workshop: Drawing the Chinese Emperor’s Dogs of Fo

Wednesday 22 February, 1pm – 4pm

Join in the half-term fun at Swansea Museum as we learn more about the ‘Lion Dog’ favoured by Chinese emperors in a fascinating talk and drawing workshop.

The Pekingese also known as the Lion Dog, Peking Lion Dog, Pelchie Dog, or Peke is an ancient breed of toy dog, originating in China. The breed was favoured by royalty of the Chinese imperial court as both a lap dog and companion dog.
Discover more about these wonderful animals, featured in Chinese art and sculpture, in a short talk before creating your own artistic illustration of a Lion Dog in a drop in drawing workshop suitable for all ages.



Egyptology Day
Saturday 25 February, 10am – 4pm

Explore the world of ancient Egypt through our special Egyptology Day, learn the art of calligraphy, make a scarab fridge magnet, and write your name hieroglyphics. Something for everyone!