3 September 2019—17 July 2020

Workshop: Talking Pictures

Join us for this ‘Talking Pictures’ workshop to see fantastic artworks, explore how they were created and develop new skills for talking about art.

Children will:

  • Discuss painting composition and techniques
  • Ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge
  • Discover the stories behind paintings
  • Investigate artists’ tools and materials
  • Compare and contrast art from different time periods
  • Learn specialist art vocabulary
  • Prepare and perform a group presentation

Suitable for: Year 4-6
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session

We have sessions available from 10.15am.

Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? FREE use of our lunch room is included in the cost of your session.

Teacher feedback:

“Children were able to become the ‘art expert’ when they presented to an audience. Resources in bags were excellent – great prompts for teachers!”  
Year 5 teacher

Arts Award and Artsmark Award

This workshop can be used to support your Arts Award in the following ways:
• Discover: find out about artists and their work
• Explore: explore the work of artists

Supports Artsmark Award criteria: Pupil Engagement; Range of Offer: Values and Ethos; Local cultural visit; Partnerships







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Providing a range of dates will help us find a suitable workshop as they book up quickly
Available at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery only. Complimentary use when booking a workshop. Charged at £1 per child for independent visits.

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