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mima Middlesbrough

mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

mima is one of the UK's leading galleries for modern and contemporary art and craft. 

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Families at mima

mima is a great place to visit as a family. We have family activities and special events all year round, many of them free of charge. From our regular art trolley drop-in activities for all the family to our weekly mini mima club for 0-4 year olds and our creative workshops for older children, there is something for all the family.

If you come when there aren’t any events planned, there is a family area and plenty of free activities and resources to pick up.

While you’re at mima, why not sample the family friendly menu in our café, which includes a children’s menu for just £3? There are activities for the children to do in the café, and we have plenty of high chairs for the little ones too.

Browse our shop for arty gifts for children and adults, from pocket money souvenirs to art and craft kits.

mima has spacious baby changing facilities and even toddler toilets! We have parking at the back of mima and are easily accessible by foot or by public transport so why not come along for a great day out and a warm family welcome?

For more information click here http://www.visitmima.com/

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Family Art Trolley

At mima, children and adults can have fun together enjoying creative activities in a friendly and stimulating environment. Our free weekly family art trolley sessions, on Saturday afternoons 1-4pm involve everyone in looking, chatting and making together.

Mini mima

Every Thursday morning (during term time) 10-11.30am, we deliver mini mima, an exciting hands-on interactive early years adventure for 0-4 year olds. Sessions respond to mima’s current exhibitions and includes a sing-along, juice and biscuit, and loads of hands on experimental making. £3.50 per child, adults go free

We provide free family resources including a building guide, exhibition guides, and other exhibition-specific things to do in the gallery.

See a full list of mima’s family events here.

“We made use of the family art trolley. My five year old asked if he could come every Saturday. Excellent idea to encourage young people/children into the gallery. Thanks again!”
Helen, local parent.

Gallery Opening Times

mima (galleries and shop)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm
Thursday 10.00am – 7.00pm
Sun 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Closed Monday (including Bank Holidays)

café mima

Tuesday – Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday 12.00pm – 2.30pm
Closed Monday (including Bank Holidays)
The café is open late until 7.00pm on the first Thursday of every month.

Locations

mima , Centre Square, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS1 2AZ

3.87 miles  
  01642 726 720    
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