School trip to Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum
In this world-class gallery and museum, pupils can immerse themselves in contemporary and historic works of art, natural history, military history, geology and archaeology. Alongside outstanding works of art, objects on display include dinosaur footprints, historic military uniforms and a 2.5 metre Sturgeon.
The gallery runs a lively programme of activities and events for all ages, linked to the collections and temporary exhibitions.
They offer the following topics for schools. Please bear in mind that these sessions are guidelines but can be adapted to suit your pupils’ ages and SEN requirements or to suit your educational programme.
Learning Activities at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum
Your class will learn and see items relating to:
- Tools of the Trade – Gloves, Porcelain and Cloth
- WW1 session: For King and Country
- Worcestershire at War: ‘Remembrance’
- Toys of the Past
- Picture Portraits
- Gloves and Shoes
- Woodland Magic
- Nature’s Treasure Trove
- Munching Caterpillars and Beautiful Butterflies
- Fun Fossils and Rocking Rocks!
- Fighting Armour and Paper Dragons
- Dig for History and go with the Flow!
The Art Gallery and Museum showcases an amazing array of objects related to the City of Worcester and its history.
See incredible items gathered from all over the world by the founders of the museum that have fascinated visitors for decades in the City Museum, or visit The Worcestershire Soldier to see a popular permanent exhibition featuring collections and objects from the Mercian Regiment Museum Worcestershire (formerly the Worcestershire Regiment Museum), Worcestershire Yeomanry Cavalry and the City Museum Service.
They have many star attractions, but there are certain pieces that the public always seem to appreciate and remember: the Chemist Shop, the mighty Sturgeon, Sabrina and Albert the Albatross.