Welcome to the National Portrait Gallery’s 2013/2014 programmes for schools – bookings open Monday 10 June 2013
Bring your class face-to-face with history and contemporary culture at the National Portrait Gallery this year. The Gallery places learning at the heart, using portraiture to increase students’ and teachers’ understanding of the men and women who have and who are contributing to the culture, identity and rich diversity of Britain.
TAYLOR WESSING PHOTOGRAPHY PORTRAIT PRIZE: FREE EVENTS FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS
For booking and more information go to: -
- Twilight Critical Seminar for teachers: Thurs 21 Nov
- Meet the Artist: John Nassari: Tues 28 Jan
- Class Visits: Illustrated talks: Bookable Mon - Fri
- Extended Learning: Photography Masterclass: Sat 14 Dec
STUDY DAYS for Secondary Art and Secondary History.
New this year is a KS2 History session on the Stuarts and the Civil War for Years 5 and 6.
Our changing programme of exhibitions and displays means there is always something new to experience during the school year. Highlights this year include
Bookings open 10 June 2013. Please be aware that to book school/class visits to all temporary exhibitions must be made at least two weeks in advance. Discounts are available for booked school groups to charged exhibitions. For further details see Make your Booking
Photography - additional programmes and workshops for an exciting new exhibition will be released in September.
Watch this space for details of further CPD sessions exploring ways to teach the new curriculum using the National Portrait Gallery Collection.
New sessions for Primary History include ‘Stuarts Into Battle’ for KS2. Further information and bookings from 10 June 2013
RESOURCESSecondary art resources to support classroom programmes and Gallery visits include the new Image and Identity resource, Portrait Photography – From Victorians to the Present Day and Portraits – GCE AS Level Art History Resource
WebQuests: Interactive resources for schools from nine national museums. New Henry VIII webquest for KS3
A project encouraging young artists with opportunities to gain insights from past BP Portrait Award artists.