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Portraying Jesus (self-led)

Key facts

  • Suitable for: Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
  • Subjects: History, Religious education
  • Session type: Teacher led
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Class size (maximum): 30
  • Venue: Walker Art Gallery
  • Free


The aim of this session is to help children engage with exciting, creative, and challenging religious education by looking at the life of Jesus Christ through the eyes of the artists whose works are displayed throughout the gallery.

Further details

This trail focuses on specific artworks displayed at the Walker Art Gallery and will allow the school group to gain an insight into Jesus's life through examination and discussion of paintings that illustrate significant moments of the life of Christ.