8 February—3 May 2019

Leonardo: Discover Arts Award for schools

Discover the amazing art of Leonardo and in Bristol’s permanent collection, find out about artists and their work, create some amazing art of your own and then share what you have created.

The children will

  • Visit our exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
  • Explore Bristol Museum & Gallery to find out about artists and their work
  • Discuss art composition and techniques
  • Discover the stories behind art
  • Compare and contrast art from different time periods
  • Learn specialist art vocabulary
  • Experiment with art materials
  • Create an artwork inspired by what they have seen
  • Share their artwork digitally and with each other
  • Achieve a Discover Arts Award

Suitable for: Year 3–6
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Group size: Up to 35 pupils

Session availability: We have one session available at 10.15am – 1.45pm (includes 30 minute lunch break)

Free use of our lunch room is included in the cost of your session.

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci - Lions, cats and dragon drawing

Image: Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

More about Arts Council England’s Arts Award scheme
Arts Award Discover is the introductory award open to children and young people aged up to 25. This award provides a great introduction to the arts and to other Arts Award levels. Taking part also supports a platinum level school Artsmark Award.

Click here to view a short video about The Artsmark Partnership Programme. 

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

Learning enquiry form

Please complete this form to start the booking process.

Your name
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.