Short Films

Short Films

Delve into the Collection with our lively short films designed for families. Learn more about the museum and get stuck in to our craft activities.

Learn Something New

The Wallace Collection is full of Rococo art. But what does it look like and where does the word Rococo come from? Watch now to find out.

what is rococo

What is Rococo?

Find out more about the Rococo in this short video.

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The Wallace Collection is packed full of armour. But what do we call the different parts and how were they used? Watch now to find out.

The armoured knight

The Armoured Knight

Discover the Armoured Knight in this short video.

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Make at Home

Bring a museum object to life with your own Jumping Jack.

You will need: String and thread, pencil and rubber, compass, masking and sellotape, glue, ruler and scissors, knitting needle, A4 card and newspaper cuttings, and a printed museum object.

Make Your Own Jumping Jack

Make your own Jumping Jack

Find out how to make your own jumping jack in this short video.

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Understand perspective and create your own museum room.

You will need: A4 coloured card and paper, scissors and glue, pen and pencil, ruler and string, printouts of paintings and other museum objects.

Perspective

Perspective

Learn about perspective with this short video.

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Make your own pop-up knights in shining armour.

You will need: A4 and A3 coloured card, gold card, tracing or greaseproof paper, scissors and glue, pencil, and knight on horseback templates.

Make Your Own Knight

Make Your Own Knight

Find out how to make your own knight using simple materials.

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Make your own 3D theatre box inspired by Fragonard’s The Swing.

You will need: A4 black, coloured and decorated card, string, sellotape and glue, ruler and pencil, paint, knitting needle and a printout of The Swing.

Make Your Own Theatre Box

Make your own Theatre Box

Learn how to make your own theatre box.

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