Art and design

Resources

Art and design

The British Museum has an unrivalled collection of art from around the world and across centuries. It has excited and inspired artists, from Henry Moore in the twentieth century to Grayson Perry, Marc Quinn and Antony Gormley today.


Art guides:

Money and art 
KS3, 4 & 5

Containers 
Age 7–11, 12–16, 16+

Death and afterworld 
Age 7–11, 12–16, 16+

Gods and spirits 
Age 7–11, 12–16, 16+

Sculpture 
Age 7–11, 12–16, 16+

Symbols 
Age 7–11, 12–16, 16+

Textiles 
Age 7–11, 12–16, 16+


Other art and design resources:

Discover the Arab World 
Age 12–16

Sessions

School session

Gallery art session

KS3,4 & 5

A gallery-based session involving observation, discussion and drawing.

School session

Printmaking for young artists

EYFS & KS1

Use the Museum’s Enlightenment gallery to inspire and make a printing tile.

School session

Japanese printmaking

KS4 & 5

A practical workshop which draws on the Museum's Japanese collections for inspiration.


 


Books

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