4 September—20 July 2018

Discover: Ancient Greeks

Investigate decorated pottery for evidence of what life was like in ancient Greece.

Ancient Greece has been called ‘the birthplace of Western civilization’. Its influence on our lives has lasted over 2500 years. Learn more about its legacy in this hands-on session by studying Greek objects and even the architecture of the museum itself.

Pupils will:

  • Study a range of real decorated pots from ancient Greece
  • Handle and study fragments of Greek pottery including pieces that are over 2,000 years old
  • Reflect on what we can learn about the life of ancient Greeks

Suitable for: Year 3-6
Duration: 1 hour
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session

We have two sessions at 10.15-11.15am and 11.15am-12.15pm. Further sessions may be available in the afternoon.

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

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

“A very pacey, enjoyable workshop with the children acting like ‘real’ historians, archaeologists.”

Year 4 teacher, Forches Cross Primary School

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Available at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery only. Complimentary use when booking a workshop. Charged at £1 per child for independent visits.