National Curriculum Subject Area/s: History of Art
Length of session: 1 hour
Max group size: 30 pupils


  • Explore and analyse a range of artworks from different times and cultures
  • Knowledge and understanding about History of Art
  • Develop visual analysis skills
  • Compare and contrast a range of artworks from different cultures and times
  • Knowledge and understanding about specific genres, themes and artists


In this tour, students will discover objects and artworks on a chosen theme or historical period to explore how art has changed and developed across different cultures and times.

Tours are structured around your curriculum focus to see works on display from the collection. Examples include identities, nature, sculpture, gender identity or a historical period such as the British and French Avant-Garde (1848–99) and can include works by a specified artist for example J.M.W. Turner, Holman Hunt or Barbara Hepworth.

Sessions are tailored to meet the needs of students in discussion with the teacher.