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Using Art UK to teach

If you're new to Art UK or an experienced researcher, watch our series of short films to find out how the site can support the teaching of Art, History, English or Religious Studies.

Art UK offers a range of inspiring projects and initiatives to support children and young people's learning both inside and outside the classroom.

Enjoy recent highlights from our programme below and request regular updates on our free programmes and resources by contacting the team at

GIFs and memes with Creative Commons

Take our creative challenge and support the development of young people’s knowledge around the Creative Commons licence, by contributing to our crowd-sourced GIF and meme collection featuring images from the nation's collection which have Creative Commons licences assigned.

Start using our artworks licence filter today to find thousands of low-resolution images available to share and reuse for free. Create personalised GiFs and memes, using a licence that permits derivatives, and submit to our growing collection.