Superheroes or Scoundrels?

  • Guided tour
  • Primary school
First two tours free; subsequent tours £40 (up to 33 pupils)

Who deserves to have their portrait in the national collection? Are they all responsible citizens?

This tour invites pupils to meet some of the characters on display, explore the evidence in the paintings and draw their own conclusions. Discuss why they are here and debate ethical issues raised by the portraits.

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