Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
The artistic heart of West Cornwall's history

What's On
at Penlee House


To see what's been happening at some of the events held at Penlee House please click here to visit our events gallery.  

New 'Fishermen's Pockets', free to borrow during your visit and stuffed full of optical toys, finger puppets and all sorts, will keep the young'uns happy. Pick up a 'Spot it' Quiz and see if you can find all the paintings. Then drop by the colouring table in the local history gallery! also, don't miss:


Drop-in family events in the Gallery

Look out for drop-in family art and craft activities every Saturday afternoon from 2.30pm - 3.30pm in the galleries. Be inspired by the pictures in the current exhibition and have a go at making something to take home. There's a different activity every week and all materials are supplied. FREE and open to all - including grown-ups! (children must be accompanied). Download the January/February list

Penlee House Gallery and Museum is now an accredited Learning Destination for the Children's University in Cornwall - attend any workshop and get one stamp for your Passport to Learning! Don't forget to bring your passport on the day.


Baby and Parent Sessions on the last Monday of every month

'Stay and play' sessions at Penlee House - come along and experience the amazing artworks whilst you and your baby play and explore together.
 
Monthly on the last Monday of every month

Next dates: 
Monday 25 February
Monday 25 March

Drop in any time from 10.00am to 11.30am. Free - Suitable for babies from birth to crawlers/early walkers
Free locals pass to the museum (Penzance Pass) for those who live in Penzance, Newlyn, Mousehole, Paul, Heamoor & Gulval. Pick up yours at the session.
 
For more information please contact Zoe on 01736 363625 or zburkett@penleehouse.org.uk
 
 


Tick Tock Time: introductory sessions

Free creative sessions for preschoolers and their carers
 

Join us to explore the Gallery; hear stories, songs and rhymes; and get creative, make and do.  

Introductory sessions Tuesdays 5 and 12 February; free tea/coffee and cake voucher for The Orangery Cafe after these sessions.  

Sessions then continue monthly on the first Tuesday of the month: 
Tuesday 5th March
Tuesday 2nd April

Sessions run 1.00pm-2.30pm.  Free - Suitable for ages 2 and 1/2 to 4 years
Free locals pass to the museum (Penzance Pass) for those who live in Penzance, Newlyn, Mousehole, Paul, Heamoor & Gulval. Pick up yours at the session.
 
For more information please contact Zoe on 01736 363625 or zburkett@penleehouse.org.uk
 

Friends' Lecture Programme 2018/2019

Lectures take place at 7:30pm at Penlee House (unless otherwise stated). Admission: Members £3.00, Non-members £4.00. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL: Tel. 01736 363625.
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