Four top tips for families
We have over 2,500 paintings but you don’t have to look at every one. Focus on what really grabs your attention.
The National Gallery is a place to explore, ask questions, debate and use your imagination.
Paper and pencils are available at all Information Desks for families with children. You can also bring your own.
Strike a pose
Can you copy the poses of people in paintings? Try role-playing or charades – or even our free Active Looking Toolkit
Next: Other ways to explore