Duration: 1.5 hours
Capacity: Maximum 30 students
Location: Museum galleries
About this session
What power do portraits hold? How do they shape our personal and public identity? Through close looking and discussion with our museum educator, your students will encounter famous and intriguing portraits by artists such as Velázquez and Rembrandt. They will consider the impact and meaning of portraits today and the creative choices artists make. Your students will also sketch out their ideas for further creative exploration back in the classroom.
What will your students learn?
- To produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences.
- To become more confident in talking about art.
- To analyse paintings using the language of art and design.
- KS3-5: Art and Design
"Session had the right mix of looking/listening and doing and perfect length of time for our students."
Year 10 Teacher