Resources for schools, nurseries, researchers and communites.
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Resources at Kelvin Hall

Kelvin Hall visitors can find unique learning and research opportunities, exploring Scotland's past and present through our extensive collections.

We provide a rich resource for school groups, researchers, teachers and communities in Glasgow and beyond.

Learning opportunities on offer at Kelvin Hall include:

  • Film screenings
  • Exhibitions and events
  • Workshops for schools and community groups
  • Group projects and activities

School Groups

Learn about the work of the Moving Image and Sound Archive on a school group visit. These interactive workshops allow pupils and teachers to learn about the importance of protecting Scotland's film and television history through object handling and screening film clips. 

Duration: 90 minutes
Ages: Primary and secondary
Curriculum for Excellence links: Literacy, expressive arts, social studies, technologies, health and wellbeing.

Free of charge.

To book:

Email movingimagelearning@nls.uk, stating how many children and adults you would like to attend and when you would like your visit to take place.

We also work with Glasgow Life Museums to offer a Workshop for schools: 'Trickery of movement'. To book this workshop, phone the Glasgow Museums booking line: 0141 276 9505/06

Online Resources

Our Learning Zone is a rich online resource, containing information and activities about a wide range of subjects, from polar exploration to First World War photography.

Scotland on Screen is an interactive online resource for teachers and learners, where you can view and analyse historical film clips from Scotland's Moving Image and Sound Archive, and learn how to use archive film.