A new project aimed at British schools is bringing major art works to the classroom. Masterpieces in Schools, as it is called, will lend a series of masterworks to schools across Great Britain, in an attempt to attract children who would not normally attend a gallery or museum exhibition. The project began this week, when a classic Monet landscape was sent to a school in Northern England. “We hope all the children will be left with the lasting memory of the day a Monet, Turner or Gainsborough came to their school,” says Andrew Ellis, director of the Public Catalogue Foundation.
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