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Shape up for family fun at Tate Liverpool; MUSEUM OFFERS VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES TO KEEP CHILDREN OF ALL AGES AMUSED.

Byline: GEMMA JALEEL ECHO Reporter gemma.jaleel@trinitymirror.com gemma.jaleel@

FAMILIES are invited to visit Tate Liverpool's family space to enjoy a variety of activities this month.

There is lots on offer for families and young people at the Clore Learning Centre at the gallery, based at the Albert Dock, which is open daily, 10am-5pm.

So what's on in November? Tate Make Matisse's Constellations Visitors can continue to enjoy Tate Liverpool's free collection display, DLA Piper Series: Constellations, featuring artworks by iconic artists including Sir Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, Nam June Paik, Eduardo Paolozzi, and Grayson Perry.

Children can also grab a rocket backpack and blast off into the exciting world of art with this free to use resource designed to help children to explore the display.

Memory trigger station Running until February 14, 2016, 10am to 5pm.

Families can come and play with the Memory Trigger Station in Tate Liverpool's family room. Explore boxes filled with a variety of objects including jewellery, shells, glasses and hats, all chosen to help trigger memories.

Families are asked to remember something from the past like a great summer holiday they took and think about the textures, colours and smells they exper-ienced, then write about their memories or draw pictures to illustrate them. Free drop-in.

Matisse: Shape and Make Station Friday, November 20, until May 2, 2016, 10am to 5pm.

Inspired by Tate Liverpool's up-coming autumn display, Matisse in Focus, a fun stat-ion has been designed to allow mini-Matisses to explore his great work.

and Henri 2015 Stocked with brightly coloured sheets of paper, families can get creative and work together to cut and tear the paper into shapes and make their own compositions on white mats provided while sitting in front of Matisse's iconic artwork The Snail 1953.

Visitors can then photograph their creation and upload it to My Gallery on www.kids.tate.org.uk or tweet it to @tate_kids and use #matisseupload.

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Tate Liverpool are organising a Shape and Make station for children, inspired by Henri Matisse's classic artwork, The Snail (c) SUCCESSION HENRI MATISSE/DACS 2015

Aspects of Myself, 2001, by Grayson Perry; and, left, From Bunk, 1972, by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, part of the Constellations exhibition at Tate Liverpool Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY

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