The Wallace Collection

Primary School Programme

Classical Myths: Gods, Heroes and Monsters

Come face-to-face with Hercules, Perseus and Apollo, characters from ancient Greek and Roman myths whose stories are told in paintings, sculptures, furniture and ceramics. Find out how these stories have inspired artists through the ages and finish with some observational drawing.


“A great mixture of explanation, interactive drama and art. Fascinating talks and our guide was extremely knowledgeable and presentation was lively and informative; she really engaged the children with an excellent use of children’s existing knowledge.” Teacher, Key Stage 2