Chemistry and Art Workshop

3 November 2016 14:00-16:00, London, United Kingdom

Behind the scenes at the National Gallery there is a team of scientists who work to not only preserve the paintings on display, but to unlock the mysteries of the paints and pigments that the artists used to create their spectacular works. Guided by a Gallery educator, students will consider why transistion metal complexes and compounds are important to artists. The workshop also explores paintings as objects and analyses the physical and chemical changes they go through, as well as investigating the National Gallery Scientists study these changes and the chemical processes involved.  Curriculum Links - Redox, Modern Analytical Techniques, and Transition Metals.

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There are 20 places available a one off school booking is preferable but small groups an individual bookings will be accepted.

This event is suitable for 14-18 students and teachers with school bookings

Chemnet event jointly organise with the National Gallery.
National Gallery

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom

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