7 February – 2 June 2013
Recommend this exhibition
Visiting the exhibition
The exhibition provides an excellent opportunity to explore Ice Age art and the techniques of mark making and modelling.
Visits to the exhibition are free for school groups and accompanying teachers and adults, but must be booked in advance.
Resources for KS2
14 February, 4, 7, 8, 11, 15, 22, 25 & 28 March,
A specially developed visit experience for EYFS and Key Stage 1. Your students will go on a facilitated visit to the exhibition where they will encounter stunning examples of early human art and discover the different techniques used to produce it. After a lunch break, your students will take part in an art workshop where they use mark marking and modelling skills to create their own piece of Ice Age art which they can take back to school.
Free, booking required, maximum group 30
Key Stages 3 and 4 and AS/A-Level
These Art & Design sessions will complement a visit to the
exhibition. Skilled artist-educators will explore with students how
these earliest forms of human creativity are reflected across the
Museum’s permanent collection. These are 90-minute sessions by
arrangement on dates in February and March.
Image: Bison sculpted from mammoth ivory. Found at Zaraysk, Russia, about 20,000 years old. Zaraysk Museum of Art and History. Dr Sergey Lev.