The Wallace Collection

Secondary School Programme

Image and Identity: Past Masters/New Masters

Available throughout the year. Book at least 5 weeks in advance. Maximum of 26 students. This workshop explores relationships between ‘old’ and contemporary art by examining Old Master portraits in the Wallace Collection and contemporary works at the National Portrait Gallery. Students will:

  • Discuss representation, gender, status, beauty, and identity
  • Make links across the two collections
  • Make drawings as part of their research

“I really enjoyed this trip, it will be excellent if I could come again and learn even more.” Student


Year-round session

Duration: 5 hrs

10.30am – 4pm: Morning at the Wallace Collection, afternoon at the National Portrait Gallery.

Supports Art and Design, Art History

For Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5