Guided tours for schools

Portraits in European and Islamic art

Get an introduction to the many expressions and functions of portraiture — from the portraits of the Danish bourgeoisie to Islamic portraits of royalty.

This guided tour will compare European and Islamic portraits, identifying differences and similarities between the two art traditions.

Teaching on all tours is conducted at the level of the pupils. Questions relevant to the area of focus of the classes/groups are most welcome, before, during, and after the visit.

Click on the button to the right to see a selection of works of art from this tour. Instructional material: PDF.