Galleries and Museums

Virtually all major galleries and museums worldwide have extensive web sites to access their collections. However the following site is particularly useful in the UK context.

Gallery Finder is a unique UK-wide resource for teachers, parents and pupils to explore the exciting opportunities on offer in art museums and galleries. Gallery Finder helps you find out: which galleries are in your area details of the collections they offer the kinds of exhibitions or collections they offer how to make contact other details important for a school visit. Gallery Finder is managed by engage, the national association for gallery education, on behalf of the Clore Duffield Foundation, and is regularly updated.

Museum of the Month

The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The Museum holds many of the UK’s national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.