School children at the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Schools: Edinburgh
The Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery span 10 centuries of history and over 500 years of art, and provide unique opportunities for creative curriculum based learning.

School Sessions

This session equips pupils with the skills to look at an historical image and analyse the clues and narratives portrayed.  Focussing on arguably some of the finest examples of portraits from the Tudor and Stuart period displayed in In Fine ... Read more about Learning to Read Paintings

A joint visit to The Queen's Gallery and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.  This session allows pupils to examine the life of famous Stuart kings and queens through replica dress, portraits from the In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart ... Read more about The Stuart Court: Joint Visit with the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Learning Resources

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

Discover how artists composed paintings of landscapes in the seventeenth century and then have a go at composing you own landscape. ... Read more about Compose your own landscape: Children's activity