Free Art and Design Sessions National Maritime Museum

Call out to secondary schools, colleges and arts groups for Free Art and Design Sessions National Maritime Museum  (suitable for Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4).

Open Until:

Posted: 12/12/2019

Use our stunning historical and
contemporary artworks in the Queens House to explore themes of identity
, gender, culture, portraiture, theatre, performance arts, historical fashion. Working with a professional artist students will explore the galleries and learn about famous
artworks, historical fashions, learn how leading contemporary artists’ express
identity and are creatively responding to controversial legacies, as well as make their own response. Just select the theme that best fits your curriculum and we will adapt the session to suit, sessions can be for half a day or a full day.


Our sessions include our
permanent and temporary artworks by contemporary artists such as Bettina von
Zwehl, Kehinde Wiley and Yinka Shonibare, plus historic artworks such as the
famous Elizabeth I Armada Portrait.  


Students will:

  •  Develop Cultural Capital by investigation and critical
    analysis of sources within an art gallery environment.
  •  Gain an understanding of relevant artistic practices in
    the creative and cultural industries.
  • Make an artwork that can be worn and use performance to
    stage a photographs to take away to schools or college.

Available dates for 2020: 28 February, 3 March, 6 March, 8
May, 14 May, 20 May, 29 May, 4 June, 5 June, 10 June, 19 June, 18 June, 26 June

For more
information or to book please contact Chi Onuora conuora@rmg.co.uk


"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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