Duration: 1.5 hours
Capacity: Maximum 30 students
Location: Museum galleries
Limited availability - 4 weeks' advance booking required.
About this session
What role does sacred art play in religious and non-religious life? What are the challenges presented by sacred art for faith communities and museums? Students will develop their understanding of religion and worldviews through close-looking and analysis of sacred artworks. Through critical reflection, students will discuss a range of concepts including the sacred, form and function, symbolism, and the use of materials and object histories.
What will your students learn?
- To develop their own responses and interpretations of sacred art.
- To appreciate a selection of artworks from a range of religious and non-religious traditions, places and periods.
- To answer challenging questions and explore their own beliefs.
- KS3-5: Core RE
- KS4: Religious Studies