THG welcomes families and is signed up to the Family Arts Standards and the Kids in Museums Manifesto.

Family activities accompany each exhibition. Come and enjoy our ever popular Learning Room, packed with art and craft materials to inspire budding artists. You can choose whether to take your finished artwork home or display it in the gallery.

Please visit our WHAT'S ON calendar to see what is happening on the day of your visit or sign up to our newsletter for updates.

‘It has been one of the best parts of my holiday.. astoundingly brilliant’ Family workshop participant.

'This was so fun, thousand times better than the things we do in school, I really want to come again.' Elliot (Clay workshop)

“I loved making the animation and seeing it all played back”, said Ruben, aged 9. “I thought this was a great workshop. My children have come away with smiles and they are very proud of what they created,” Ruben’s mum. (Animation workshop)



Album of images from Family Workshops


  • Handling creepy creatures with Exeter Exotics

    Halloween party is a spooktacular success

    Published on 1 November 2016

    THG celebrated the national Museums at Night festival this October with a spooktacular Halloween party. The event attracted a staggering 600 visitors who enjoyed a fun-packed evening including art...

  • Workshop with Monica Shanta Brown

    Summer Holiday Workshops

    Published on 20 August 2016

    Join us at THG for some fun art workshops this Summer Holidays for all the family! Saturday 20 August - come and print leaves with artist Penny Evans – if it’s sunny we’ll be printing in the garden!...

  • THG Takeover at Exmouth Festival

    Published on 26 April 2016

    Join THG for loads of fun art activities as we take over the Blackmore Theatre during the Exmouth Festival. Saturday 28 May: drop in anytime between 11am and 4pm - Roll up, roll up! Come and create...

  • Garden opening party

    Published on 19 April 2016

    THG will be celebrating the launch of their new community pocket park with a spectacular garden party this May. This family-friendly event is part of the national Museums at Night festival, which...

  • Disabled Access Day Logo

    THG marks Disabled Access Day with Family Workshop

    Published on 1 March 2016

    As part of the national Disabled Access Day on Saturday 12 March, Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) is running a family drop in workshop from 11am to 3pm. Children and adults with disabilities are...

  • Half Term Yarn Bombing

    Published on 9 February 2016

    This Half Term, Honiton’s mayor Caroline Kolek is calling for the community to join together to knit, crochet or create pieces of woolwork to yarn bomb the THG garden. Ms Kolek commented, “We are...

  • Halloween at Thelma Hulbert Gallery

    THG Halloween Spectacular

    Published on 31 October 2015

    To celebrate the national Museums At Night festival,THG will be open from 10am to 10pm for the final day of Harrison's Garden :the installation by internationally renowned artist Luke Jerram. There...

  • Masterpieces Youth Group at Thelma Hulbert Gallery


    Published on 1 July 2015

    Are you aged between 12 and 16? If you enjoy arts activities and experimenting, come along and have some fun at the Masterpieces group at THG. When? Every other Wednesday during term time 4.30 until...

  • Easter Songlines workshop

    Published on 16 April 2015

    Families joined bird expert and sound recordist Tony Whitehead to listen to and record birdsong at the local Devon Wildlife Trust reserve on Dumpdon Hill during the Easter holidays. The children then...