Looking at Art: people and portraits

Bookable session: What makes a portrait? Do people make portraits everywhere? How do we represent ourselves?
Format of the session

This is available as a museum led session.

  • scheduled for 2 hours
  • your class will be divided into two groups
  • one hour is taught, one hour is self-led, the groups then swap
  • self-led guidance will be available
  • access to our lunch room, either as individual groups or all together
  • sessions are available on Wednesdays for Autumn Term 2021

‘I really liked looking at the paintings, and I now look at art in a different way. The Museum teacher made it very easy to understand and it was so fun!’ – KS2 pupil


Before or after your visit
Bookings and questions

Please book here, or to discuss your needs, email education@fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Access and special educational needs

We are happy to discuss the content of the session and any other details that may be useful in helping your students make the most of their visit.

We have travel bursaries available for schools who would otherwise not be able to visit. Information is available when booking.