Dancing Shadows, children’s online workshop

Create a dancing shadow puppet show. Inspired by an etching called ‘Baile Grotesco’ (Grotesque Dance) by Francisco de Goya.


Part of the Garman Ryan Collection displayed in the ‘Illustration and Symbolism’ themed room. Grotesque Dance is a light-hearted and comical style of dance from the 18th century.


Film duration: 4 minutes 40 seconds




Join in online from home with our children’s workshops, devised by our talented artist educators. Suitable for all ages, though preschool children will require assistance from an older child or adult.