Use our Portrait Explorer resource to research and plan your lessons. Discover inspirational sitters and significant individuals who can bring your teaching to life.
Interviews with artists and sitters
Explore how contemporary portraits were realised through interviews with artists and sitters, talking about the portrait process.
Investigate and study a variety of portraits in different media from our collection through a series of resources organized thematically. Art techniques, Image and Identity, Portrait Photography, the Practice of Portraiture and Webquests.
Discover more about our collection and learn to read portraits as historical evidence.
Discover the faces of poets working today. Explore how photography and portraiture can enhance and shape poetry learning.
Discover ideas and lines of enquiry for how portraiture can support citizenship teaching in your classroom.