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20th Century Pattern and Style

Understanding the Arts: Art and Design at KS1 & KS2

This session supports Arts Award 

20th century pattern

Pupils explore the changing styles and patterns in the museum's C20th gallery, considering the influence of key design movements and individuals. They will create a printed artwork inspired by one of the period rooms and share which design style they like and why with the class.

During this session pupils will:

  •  Identify different furniture, objects and arts forms in C20th homes.
  •  Explore the changing styles and patterns in the museum’s C20th period rooms.
  •  Consider the influence of key design movements and individuals.
  •  Create a printed artwork inspired by one of the period rooms.


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