Visual Analysis: Symbols and Materials

About this session

A-Level | Subject: History of Art | Topics: Medieval | Session Type: Depth Study

Visit the Medieval Palace to discover its materials, pattern and decoration. Explore the history of religious, secular and national symbols of the monarchy.

Discover the power of symbols found in the graffiti of the Tower’s prisoners.

Immerse students in the artistic legacies of the Tower of London and tailor make your own study day. Meet the curriculum needs through experiential on-site learning and the application of exam technique.

National Curriculum Links
This session supports:

  • Learn about processes, techniques and effects of oil and tempera painting
  • Experiment with authentic materials of the 14th century
  • Compare symbolism and materials in the Tower of London with examples beyond Europe

Exam Board Links

  • AQA: History of Art (Art of the Western World)

Booking information

Tuesday, Thursday
10.30, 13.00
90 minutes
Up to 35 pupils
£12.35 per pupil
If you plan to bring 12 students or fewer a minimum price of £148 will be charged for your group.

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