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Short films about artworks and artists, made for schools.

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Write on Art

The competition for 15 to 18-year-olds in partnership with Paul Mellon Centre.

Primary school resources

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  • Textile art and gender

    Calendula's Cloak. Jann Haworth (b.1942). © the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

    Calendula's Cloak

    Textile art and gender

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  • 'Titanic Sign' and sculptures that remember

    Titanic Sign. Eric R. Kuhne and Associates (founded 1983) and Todd Architects (founded 1976). © the copyright holders. Photo credit: Mark Overell / Art UK

    Titanic Sign

    'Titanic Sign' and sculptures that remember

    • KS2 (ENG)
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  • Lewis Carroll's characters

    LL30_AEB_S010-002. © the copyright holder. Photo credit: Tony Bennett / Art UK

    LL30_AEB_S010-002

    Lewis Carroll's characters

    • KS2 (ENG)
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      CfE L2 (SCO)
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  • Animate public sculpture

    Draped Seated Woman. Henry Moore (1898–1986). © The Henry Moore Foundation. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020 / www.henry-moore.org. Photo credit: Colleen Rowe Harvey / Art UK

    Draped Seated Woman

    Animate public sculpture

    • KS2 (ENG)
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Secondary school resources

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  • Halima Cassell and geometric pattern

    Wu-Li (Patterns of Organic Energy)

    Wu-Li (Patterns of Organic Energy)

    Halima Cassell and geometric pattern

    • KS3 (ENG)
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  • Henry Moore and Harlow

    Henry Moore with 'Harlow Family Group', 1954–1955 (LH 364) outside the Top Studio, Perry Green. Photo credit: Henry Moore Archive

    Henry Moore with 'Harlow Family Group', 1954–1955 (LH 364) outside the Top Studio, Perry Green

    Henry Moore and Harlow

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  • 'The Kelpies': ancient myth in modern art

    © the artist. Photo credit: Gordon Baird / Art UK

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    'The Kelpies': ancient myth in modern art

    • KS3 (ENG)
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  • Telling stories through sculpture

    'Rise up, women' (Emmeline Pankhurst, 1858–1928). Bronze Age Sculpture Casting Foundry and Hazel Reeves. © Hazel Reeves. Photo credit: Martin Henderson / Art UK

    'Rise up, women' (Emmeline Pankhurst, 1858–1928)

    Telling stories through sculpture

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Sculptors' techniques

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  • Sculptors' techniques: Erin Dickson

    Sculptors' techniques: Erin Dickson

    Sculptors' techniques: Erin Dickson

    Sculptors' techniques: Erin Dickson

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  • Sculptors' techniques: Brian Fell

    Sculptors' techniques: Brian Fell

    Sculptors' techniques: Brian Fell

    Sculptors' techniques: Brian Fell

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  • Sculptors' techniques: Dawn Rowland

    Sculptors' techniques: Dawn Rowland

    Sculptors' techniques: Dawn Rowland

    Sculptors' techniques: Dawn Rowland

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  • Sculptors' techniques: Susan Cutts

    Sculptors' techniques Susan Cutts

    Sculptors' techniques Susan Cutts

    Sculptors' techniques: Susan Cutts

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Audio resources

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    Audio description playlist

  • Audio description of 'Aerie' by Lizzie Farey

    EDI_CITY_CAC2017_17_002. © the artist. Photo credit: Museums & Galleries Edinburgh – City of Edinburgh Council

    EDI_CITY_CAC2017_17_002

    Audio description of 'Aerie' by Lizzie Farey

    • KS4 (ENG)
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      KS5 (ENG)
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      CfE Sen. (SCO)
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  • Audio description of 'Gigantic Pumpkin' by Kate Malone

    NOT_NCMG_NCMG_2010_30-007. © the artist. Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

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    Audio description of 'Gigantic Pumpkin' by Kate Malone

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  • Audio description of 'Eternal Spring' by Auguste Rodin

    STF_STKMG_FA_1936_FA_216-001. Photo credit: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

    STF_STKMG_FA_1936_FA_216-001

    Audio description of 'Eternal Spring' by Auguste Rodin

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