Portraits and Portraiture


Learn what portraits can reveal from pose, setting and accessories and make a collage self portrait. 


Very exciting and interesting exhibits to support the workshop.

Primary School Teacher

Session Plan

10.00 - 11.30 Children look at a range of portraits and have a go sketching a portrait in the gallery.
11.30 - 12.30 Lunch (a room is provided)
12.30 - 2.00 Children create a self portrait collage.
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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