This is a free school session in conjunction with the Walker Art Gallery exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing.
As part of the Royal Collection Trust’s event to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of this great artist and inventor, the Walker Art Gallery is displaying 12 sketches by Leonardo da Vinci. This is part of a national event, with 11 other venues across the UK also displaying his work.
This school session includes a 30 minute performance interpreting the life and works of Leonardo to our young audience, followed by a 30 minute workshop where the pupils explore their talents for inventing. Each pupil will take away their own sketch book, with ideas and sketches which can be developed further in class.
Before the performance you will have 30 minutes to view the exhibition. This element of the session is self-led by you. This is required so that the pupils are familiar with the artwork, thus allowing them to get the most out of the performance.
Available to book at 11am and 1pm on 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 26, 27 March.
Lunchroom available on request.