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What power do portraits have? Which creative choices do portrait artists make? How do portraits shape our personal, public and community identity?

Explore famous and intriguing portraits in the Wallace Collection through questioning, discussion and short creative tasks. Students will consider the impact and meaning of the portraits today and collect ideas for further exploration in the classroom.

Key info

Suitable for: KS3, KS4, KS5

Age Groups: 11-14, 14-16, Post 16

Subjects: Art & Design, History

Topics: Drawing Techniques, Painting, Storytelling, Critical Thinking, Portraits

Type: At Venue

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: Free for UK Schools

Dates: Year-round availability (Mon-Fri)

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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