Key Stage 3 & 4
Studentswill be led through the process of looking at and analysing an art work, through a study of 4 artworks. If you would like to study specific works during this session please let us know.
Behind the Scenes Guided Tours
NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
Take a look at the work of museum scientists in the Natural History department, and explore some of our vast collections.
Efforts and Ideals - workshop
Comparing the Efforts and Ideals prints with Frank Brangwyn’s painting, A Heavy Gun in Action.
Students will focus on the ‘Making Guns’ and ‘Making Soldiers’ themes within the exhibition, compare these with the representation of guns and soldiers in the painting A Heavy Gun in Action and then present their findings to the class.
Learning resources to accompany this exhibition are available online.
Evidence for Evolution
NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
Students can use the Museum’s collections to find evidence for evolution, through exploring fossils, the pentadactyle limb, comparative anatomy and the tree of life.
In this 1hour* session pupils will explore the chemical reactions that take place in the Museum and how and why we try to prevent them
Artes Mundi 6 - Gallery workshops
Artes Mundi, a major international contemporary art exhibition and the UK’s biggest art prize, returns, bringing some of the world’s most pioneering artists to National Museum Cardiff, Chapter and Ffotogallery. This must-see exhibition will feature ground-breaking work including film installations, sculpture, painting and performance. The overarching theme is the human condition and, within this, the artists explore many themes which have relevance to our everyday lives.
These workshops will encourage students to develop their own personal response to the exhibition through a range of activities. Each workshop can be adapted for Foundation Phase, KS2, KS3, KS4, A/AS level, as well as the Welsh Baccalaureate and pupils with special educational needs.
Adaptation, Variation and Classification
Use these activity sheets to focus your visit to the Natural History and Evolution of Wales galleries.
Art Gallery visit - Impressionist and Modern Art
These notes have been developed to give you information about individual works within the impressionist and modern art galleries as well as suggestions of how to talk to your pupils about the works.
Autumn Term 2014
Please note that gallery 12 (Modern Art from 1930), gallery 14 (Art after Cezanne) and gallery 15 (British Art around 1900) have changed and are showing the Richard Wilson exhibiiton.
Biodiversity & Human Impacts: Protecting the Environment
Explore different human effects on the environment. Consider the wider impacts, what can be done to help and give opinions.