Visit to the Barber Institute

This morning, Year 6 have had the opportunity to have guided tour of the art gallery at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts at Birmingham University. Lisa talked to us about myths and legends in various artworks. We really enjoyed being the stories, sharing our knowledge and dressing up!

Alisha discovered why Alexander the Great shaved off his beard in order to have the advantage in battle:

We learned about this Roman copy of a Greek statue of Aphrodite:

We loved making our own sculptures of mythical creatures out of clay.

We would like to go back again – maybe you could take your families at the weekend or in the holidays.