UCL Art Museum learning resources

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We welcome both new and existing audiences with flexible Learning and Teaching provisions for all audlt and community audiences. We also work extensively with different departments across UCL with academics to deliver classes, seminars and practical sessions tailored around specific themes.

Public programme

We run a vibrant and varied public progrmame of Pop-Up displays, lunchtime talks, UCL Art Museum Film Club screenings, evening lectures and practical workshops. To find out about what's coming up please go to the What's On pages.

UCL teaching and learning

The collection is a valuable teaching and research resource for staff and students at UCL. We regularly support the development of teaching with the collection and invite UCL lecturers to make use of the collection and the space in order to enhance their teaching.

All sessions are devised and led in collaboration with UCL lecturers, researchers and graduate students. The starting point of most of these events is the inspiration derived from various aspects of art practice, critical and historical perspectives raised by the collection.

If you're a student or academic at UCl and would like to find out more about how you can use the Art Museum in your teaching and learning please contact the curatorial team on college.art@ucl.ac.uk or 02076792540

Teaching resources

UCL Art Museum holds a wide range of visual and textual resources for exploring the visual representation of the French Revolution in Britain and France. Works include both pro-revolution and anti-revolution caricature prints produced in France and Britain, such as prints of male and female sans-culottes, the destruction of the Bastille, the death of Marat and the execution of Louis XVI, portrait prints of revolutionary figures from the Tableau Historique (a series issued in instalments in the early 19th century) and a sheet of post-revolutionary bank notes. Possible themes to pursue in your teaching include history and visual culture of the French Revolution, gender and cultural stereotypes, images on material objects such as bank notes, sentimentality and whether prints can start a revolution. 

Anon, Prise de la Bastille (The capture of the Bastille), 1790 Etching with hand-colouring Published by J. Choreau, rue St Jacques près la fontaine St Severin, no. 257, Paris

This resource contains a selection of 50 high-resolution portraits from UCL Art Museum’s collections, highlighting the range of techniques, time periods, sitters and artists represented in the collections, with an emphasis on professors and students at the Slade School of Fine Art.

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