An Impressionist in Wales

National Museum Cardiff
An Impressionist in Wales: Exploring art, science and Victorian Wales

An Impressionist in Wales. Exploring art, science & Victorian Wales.

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This resource is aimed at children aged 7-11. It can be used during a trip to the museum, or in the classroom.

In this book you will:

  • Learn about a famous group of artists - the Impressionists
  • Discover the science of light and colour
  • Find out what Cardiff and Wales were like during the late Victorian period
  • Explore the collections of National Museum Wales


Expressive Arts

  • Exploring the expressive arts is essential to developing artistic skills and knowledge and it enables learners to become curious and creative individuals.
  • Responding and reflecting, both as artist and audience, is a fundamental part of learning in the expressive arts.
  • Creating combines skills and knowledge, drawing on the senses, inspiration and imagination.


  • Enquiry, exploration and investigation inspire curiosity about the world, its past, present and future. 

Science and Technology

  • Being curious and searching for answers is essential to understanding and predicting phenomena.