Art Detectives are fun worksheets for younger visitors to enjoy. They are available for free from the RA or can be downloaded here. Each guide includes creative activities and encourages families to explore exhibitions together.
Download our current Art Detectives worksheets:
Bellows Art Detective Final (2.7 MB)
Each guide includes some or all of the following activities:
Your chance to be on the Royal Academy of Arts website
To see your drawings on the RA website, hand in your completed guide during your visit or post it to:
Royal Academy of Arts
London W1J 0BD
Alternatively you can scan your pictures and stories at home and email them as jpegs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Detective Gallery
Molly Lloyd sent in this drawing inspired by David Hockney's landscapes:
One mystery artist sent us a drawing of their Grandfather's rose, when asked to draw something from their memory (like Hockney):
This beautiful drawing of the back of 'Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen' was done by Milla, aged 7, after her visit to 'Degas and the Ballet':
Milla Aged 7
These were inspired by the Summer Exhibition 2011. Our young artists were asked to find pictures of dogs in Gallery 1, and draw their favourite:
Bella, aged 9
Bee, aged 11
Owen Sinclair, age 9, painted this beautiful picture inspired by Philipp Malyavin's 'Peasant Woman Dancing' in the 'From Russia' exhibition.
Owen Sinclair, age 9
Art Detectives are supported by the Flow Foundation.