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Victorians at the Walker (self-led)

Key facts

  • Suitable for: Key Stage 2
  • Subjects: Art and design, English, History, Languages
  • Session type: Teacher led
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Class size (maximum): 35
  • Venue: Walker Art Gallery
  • Free


Our Victorians trail helps lead you around the magnificent Walker Art Gallery, which was built during the Victorian era, and is a perfect way to engage with art works created during this period.

Further details

portrait painting of a woman with two children'Portrait of Mrs Catherine Smith Gill and two of her children' by James Tissot

As well as learning about Victorian methods of creating art, the Victorians trail will help pupils learn to read paintings and sculptures, and will also help to develop their confidence in interpreting artworks.