Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist

School sessions

Find out how Palaces and great works of art can inspire learning with our curriculum linked programmes and resources for primary and secondary schools.

Follow the links below for further details on all schools sessions surrounding the Leonardo da Vinci Anatomist  exhibition:  

FREE Teachers' Evening at The Queen's Gallery 23 May 2012
Join us for this special event for school teachers which will include a private view of the Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist exhibition and an opportunity to meet Royal Collection Learning staff and ask questions about our resources and programmes.

Closer to Leonardo
Students explore the exhibition with a selection of objects, designed to stimulate discussion and raise questions about how Leonardo's study of anatomy relates to his career and ideas.
Key stage 2 and 3

This session focuses on Leonardo's initial studies of the human skull and considers what impact these studies had on his own paintings.
Key Stage 3-5
This session enables students to develop their sketchbook skills by analysing the methods Leonardo da Vinci used to record his studies and annotate his drawings.
Key Stage 3-5

Joint Royal Collection and Wellcome Collection Study Day: Anatomy
This joint study day between the Royal Collection and Wellcome Collection will introduce students studying science and biology to the topic of anatomy and specifically the knowledge of the subject highlighted by Leonardo’s drawings.
Key stages 4 and 5

Life drawing
Students will work with freelance artists to examine and draw the human body both in life and through the anatomical drawings of Leonardo da Vinci on display in the exhibition, enabling students to enhance their understanding of Leonardo's drawings and to develop their own work through the artist led life-drawing class.
Key stage 5



In collaboration with Wellcome Collection