Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery. Kettle’s Yard is a beautiful House with a remarkable collection of modern art and a gallery that h...
Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery. Kettle’s Yard is a beautiful House with a remarkable collection of modern art and a gallery that hosts modern and contemporary art exhibitions.
The Community and Learning Programme aims to extend the understanding and enjoyment of the collection, exhibitions and artist led projects at Kettle’s Yard. We offer opportunities for creative, hands on exploration and discussion based enquiry to enhance and enrich people’s engagement with art.
Find us at...
- Kettle's Yard
- Castle Street
- CB3 0AQ
Our family-friendly offer
Kettle’s Yard welcomes all families to the House and galleries. We offer a range of free and paid for activities for parents, carers and children of all ages. Kettle’s Yard is free for all visitors. We have free, timed entry tickets to the House. Children who are carried do not need a House ticket.
In the café, pick up an activity sheet for free and find out about how Jim and Helen Ede used to welcome visitors to their dining room in the House. Take it home with you or leave it with a member of staff for us to display! Suitable for all ages.
At the information desk, find our free family guide to Kettle’s Yard. Think outside the box and get new perspectives on art using our fold out family guide. Suitable for all ages.
Complete our new Arts Award Discover Activity Booklets to get an Arts Award Certificate in the post. These three fold out booklets on the theme of Light, Nature and Space explores different rooms in the House and asks you to think about curating your own gallery space. Suitable for ages 5 years to 25 years. Pick up an Arts Award Booklet from the information desk. A contribution of £5 for each booklet helps us cover the certification costs of Arts Award.
We have regular free Studio Sunday sessions in the Clore Learning Studio along with many more events for families to attend. These are often drop-in with no need to book and are suitable for all ages.
The galleries, entrance area and education wing are all fully wheelchair accessible. Around three-quarters of the House is not accessible to wheelchair users. Please see our website or call for further information on visiting the House.
The Café has limited access.
Assistance and service dogs are always welcome at Kettle’s Yard.
Our At-Home Activities
Artist Harold Offeh shares an easy, hands-on idea for a creative workshop that people of all ages can try for themselves at home.5 - 15 years