Learning

Welcome back!

We are taking bookings at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and M Shed for both facilitated workshops and independent group visits for Terms 3 to 6. Please contact us now to secure your preferred dates.

All groups of 10 or more need to book a visit to our museums in advance through the Learning team, so contact us for further information about making your booking. Do remember to bring a copy of your booking confirmation with you when you visit.

What’s new?

We’ve been working hard to make improvements to some of our workshops, develop new online resources, and loan boxes.  We are also creating a programme of in-person workshops for Home Educators in 2024.

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School loan box: Ghana textiles

Borrow our Ghana textiles box filled with colourful fabrics and discover what they can tell us about textile crafts in West Africa.

School loan box: Nigeria textiles

Borrow our Nigeria textiles box, filled with colourful fabrics, to discover what they can tell us about textile crafts in West Africa.

School loan box: World Faiths

Borrow a World Faiths loan box to discover artefacts from the six most popular religions around the world: Judaism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism and Hinduism.

Workshop: Ancient Greeks

What can decorated pots tell us about life in ancient Greece over 2500 years ago?

KS2 webinar: Predators and Prey

Some animals are predators and some are prey. This relationship is one of the most important in nature, but what are the anatomical differences that decide an animal’s fate?

Workshop: Rocks and fossils

Can you spot a metamorphic from a sedimentary rock? Our fun geology-handling activities explore the rock cycle, volcanoes and plate tectonics.

Workshop: Talking Pictures

Explore the art galleries, investigate paintings and build your speaking and listening skills.