Learning

Whether it’s art, history or science, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery can offer a range of one hour, half or full day learning sessions. We have twenty galleries over three floors and collections of regional, national and international importance.

Our most popular learning sessions include Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greeks and Rocks & Fossils.

Do pictures really tell stories?  If you are researching opportunities to teach Art, we have a portfolio of art workshops covering portraits, nature and landscape.

Look out for our new in-school learning sessions too.  From Spring 2017, we are taking to the road and can visit your school with our inspiring Anglo-Saxons workshop.

Our week long Dinosaur Takeover! events take place in both March (as part of British Science Week) and November and get fully booked – so plan ahead!  Working in partnership with Dino experts from the University of Bristol we deliver hands-on dino related learning activities. Also available are our new Discover Dinosaur sessions and our latest exhibition Pliosaurus! opens in June 2017, where your pupils can dive into the Jurassic deep!

See below our latest school workshops and learning activity at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery:

Discover Dinosaurs

Budding palaeontologists will be able to unearth fascinating facts about dinosaurs and fossils in this hands-on session.

Archaeology in Action: at your school

Take part in hands-on tasks to find out how archaeologists learn about the past by studying what’s buried beneath our feet. This interactive learning experience is delivered within your school.

Anglo Saxons in your classroom

How did the city of Bristol get its name? Discover the Anglo Saxons roots of our city when Bristol Museum visits your school. Find out about Britain’s Anglo Saxon past during our in-school workshop.

Dinosaur Discovery

Budding palaeontologists will be able to unearth fascinating facts about dinosaurs and fossils in this hands-on session. Then visit Pliosaurus a new interactive exhibition to discover more about creatures from the Jurassic deep.

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