Creative sessions

Kids is a project that introduces families and children to contemporary art with instruments and ideas that arouse curiosity and an understanding of the thoughts and techniques of today’s artists, through materials and experiences that are new and different every time.

Calendar

6—14

years

Sunday 15 July 2018 — 10.45am

FAMILY LAB: A drawerful of dreams

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 24

About 90 minutes

At Pirelli HangarBicocca, the artist Eva Kot’átková has created a big dream machine, full of objects that have all kinds of stories to tell. What are the objects and images in your dreams? Try to describe them to us, then put them in your family drawer!
Enrolment will be accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Sunday 15 July 2018 — 4.00pm

Animals roaming free

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

Inside Eva Kot’átková’s exhibition “The Dream Machine is Asleep,” there’s a big book full of lots of stories about animals, like a homing pigeon, a goldfish in an aquarium, a racehorse, and lots more… choose your favorite critter, then have fun making up its adventures and telling them in pictures.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Saturday 21 July 2018 — 10.45am

Dream diary

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milano

max. 15

about 90 minutes

Have you ever thought about what colors and materials your dreams might be made of? Let’s try to imagine them, while visiting Eva Kot’átková’s show The Dream Machine is Asleep, and create a “dream diary” of our own.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

8—10

years

Saturday 21 July 2018 — 4.00pm

Look who’s talking!

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

What would the things that you own say if they could talk? After visiting Eva Kot’átková’s show The Dream Machine is Asleep, we’ll have fun trying to imagine that together.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Sunday 22 July 2018 — 10.45am

Animals roaming free

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

Inside Eva Kot’átková’s exhibition “The Dream Machine is Asleep,” there’s a big book full of lots of stories about animals, like a homing pigeon, a goldfish in an aquarium, a racehorse, and lots more… choose your favorite critter, then have fun making up its adventures and telling them in pictures.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

6—8

years

Sunday 22 July 2018 — 4.00pm

The secret life of objects

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

Psst… I’ll let you in on a secret! Did you know that objects have amazing stories to tell? Want to hear what they are? Let’s explore the Theatre of Speaking Objects, an installation by the artist Eva Kot’átková, and dream up exciting new tales full of colors, ideas, and lots of different materials!
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Saturday 28 July 2018 — 10.45am

Colorful impressions

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

About 90 minutes

The artist Matt Mullican has covered the entire Cube at Pirelli HangarBicocca in giant paintings, made using an ancient technique: rubbing. Let’s look at them together to discover how unconventional materials can leave unexpected traces!
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

6—8

years

Saturday 28 July 2018 — 4.00pm

Create your film!

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

about 90 minutes

There is an object hidden amidst Kiefer’s Seven Heavenly Palaces, one from the not-so-distant past that maybe not all of us know: film! What is it made of? What is its purpose? The German artist shows us a very particular type … What will ours be like?
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

4—14

years

Sunday 29 July 2018 — 10.45am

FAMILY LAB: Family Constellations

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 24

about 2 hours

Stars, meteors and constellations are all hiding in among Anselm Kiefer’s Seven Heavenly Palaces and his giant paintings on the walls. Let’s try to find them and listen to their ancient stories, and then create a sky full of “family constellations”.
Enrolment will be accepted by clicking here

6—10

years

Sunday 29 July 2018 — 4.00pm

One surface, many impressions

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

About 90 minutes

Matt Mullican has completely covered the Cube at Pirelli HangarBicocca in rubbings made with a special drawing and painting technique, where you create an initial textured template that can be copied over and over. Let’s experiment with the same technique the artist has used, by designing a surface out of different materials, as the starting point for making lots of colorful rubbings.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Saturday 04 August 2018 — 10.45am

Here’s who we are!

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 10

about 90 minutes

Hanging amidst The Seven Heavenly Palaces there are works that have only a frame and glass … let’s try to fill them with our favourite images and memories, and put them back on the tower!
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

8—10

years

Saturday 04 August 2018 — 4.00pm

Places that are maps

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

In his exhibition “The Feeling of Things,” artist Matt Mullican portrays the city as a place for everyday life and the expression of a community, in an impressive sculptural structure that he has divided into colored sections, assigning each one a specific meaning. Let’s choose a place that we know well and try to redefine its spaces to reflect our own wishes and feelings.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Sunday 05 August 2018 — 10.45am

Colorful impressions

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

The artist Matt Mullican has covered the entire Cube at Pirelli HangarBicocca in giant paintings, made using an ancient technique: rubbing. Let’s look at them together to discover how unconventional materials can leave unexpected traces!
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

6—8

years

Sunday 05 August 2018 — 4.00pm

Mysterious Horizons

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milano

max. 20

about 90 minutes

Anselm Kiefer has created The Seven Heavenly Palaces 2004-2015, five large paintings that add a new dimension to the permanent installation. In one of them we see a man from behind and he’s peering towards the horizon. But what’s he looking at? Let’s all imagine what it might be, and let’s make our own very personal canvas.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

 

4—6

years

Saturday 11 August 2018 — 10.45am

The eighth tower

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

The Seven Heavenly Palaces recall other towers we’ve seen in cartoons and films, or around town. What about you? Ever seen a real tower? Let’s use our imagination and create the eighth tower of Pirelli HangarBicocca!
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

6—14

years

Sunday 12 August 2018 — 10.45am

FAMILY LAB: Our Great Big Multi-material Picture

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 24

About 2 hours

Anselm Kiefer has put up five large canvases around his Seven Heavenly Palaces. What did he make them with? Adults and children will find out, together with the arts tutors, and then create a great big family picture with seeds, coloured sands and lots of other materials.
Enrolment will be accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Saturday 01 September 2018 — 10.45am

We and our stars

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

Amidst The Seven Heavenly Palaces the German artist Anselm Kiefer left all of the stars of the firmament known to astronomers. Let’s go find them together … and add our own!
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

6—10

years

Saturday 01 September 2018 — 4.00pm

One surface, many impressions

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

Matt Mullican has completely covered the Cube at Pirelli HangarBicocca in rubbings made with a special drawing and painting technique, where you create an initial textured template that can be copied over and over. Let’s experiment with the same technique the artist has used, by designing a surface out of different materials, as the starting point for making lots of colorful rubbings.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Sunday 02 September 2018 — 10.45am

Colorful impressions

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

The artist Matt Mullican has covered the entire Cube at Pirelli HangarBicocca in giant paintings, made using an ancient technique: rubbing. Let’s look at them together to discover how unconventional materials can leave unexpected traces!
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

6—10

years

Sunday 02 September 2018 — 4.00pm

EXPLOR-ACTION: A Journey through Contemporary Art

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milano

max 20 participants

about 90 minutes

The children will turn into budding explorers and discover Pirelli HangarBicocca through Fausto Melotti’s La Sequenza sculpture and Anselm Kiefer’s The Seven Heavenly Palaces installation. The young visitors will go on a journey through many manifestations of contemporary art, guided by our arts tutors and by a curious notebook to be brought to life with colourful drawings and boundless imagination.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here