Learning resources

Go on a journey of discovery through the current exhibition at The Queen's Gallery using the Family Activity Bags. The bags contain a variety of activities for children and parents to enjoy together.

Henry VIII, After Hans Holbein the Younger, c1560-80

David Starkey, one of Britain's finest historians joined Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott to discuss the fascinating subject of royal portraiture from Holbein to Mario Testino.

 ... Read more about Film - David Starkey and Jennifer Scott discuss the Royal Portrait

Have a Heart: Explore the human heart in an activity for everyone.... Read more about Have a Heart: Leonardo da Vinci activity

Download this document to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these iconic exhibition images within your classroom teaching activities.... Read more about Heart of the Great Alone images: teacher information sheet

Edward III

This is a Key Stage 3 resource for History teachers and students to research into England's medieval kings and their time at Windsor Castle.... Read more about In the footsteps of medieval kings

Why did Henry VIII spend so much time at Windsor Castle? What sports and activities did the King like to do when he was here? Find out by playing the

King of the Castle: Henry's Windsor game.... Read more about King of the Castle: Children's activity

Perspective is vital in artistic composition. It provides the artist with a method of capturing the three dimensional world on a two dimensional surface.

Find out more about the process of perspective with our this interactive games.... Read more about Looking at perspective: Children's activity

François Clouet, Mary, Queen of Scots, 1558

Get inspiration from these tiny paintings of royalty.  Download the activity and create your own miniature masterpiece.... Read more about Make a Miniature

Download these documents to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these inspiring images from The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein within your classroom teaching. These teacher... Read more about Northern Renaissance images: teacher information sheets

Participants at an Adult Learning Lecture at The Queen's Gallery

There is a vast literature on the Royal Collection, the royal palaces and the British monarchy.

The attached reading list provides references to the works which will be of most use for the Royal Collection Studies course.... Read more about Royal Collection Studies - Reading list 2012

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