Green and Pleasant Landscapes


Explore the history of landscape painting from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century and try your hand at creating your own masterpiece using watercolour paints or pastels. 


Great inspiration and lots of opportunity to draw. Some children indicated they would like more time to visit the museum at a later date.

Primary School Teacher

Session Plan

10.00 - 11.30 Children have a tour of the landscape paintings in the gallery and sketch their favourite.
11.30 - 12.30 Lunch (a room is provided)
12.30 - 2.00 Children create a watercolour landscape painting.
2.00 Silver Swan performance (optional)
2.15 Depart museum

National Curriculum Links

Art and Design

Key Stage 1 - To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products; to use drawing to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination; learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers and making links to their own work

Key Stage 2 - To create sketch books to record their observations; to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing; learn about great artists, architects and designers in history

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