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

4—6

years

Saturday 22 July 2017 — 10.45am

The Story of a Line

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

A strip of yellow paper is the protagonist in the Holding the Horizon video at the entrance to Miroslaw Balka’s “CROSSOVER/S” exhibition. What do you think it’s doing there? What’s the story behind it? We’ll use paper, scissors and lots of other materials, and try to imagine what it might be.
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6—8

years

Saturday 22 July 2017 — 4.00pm

Earth Water Air Fire

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

about 90 minutes

In Miroslaw Balka’s “CROSSOVER/S” exhibition, you will find earth, water, air and fire. Taking inspiration from the artist’s works, we’ll portray the four elements of nature using out creativity and imagination.
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6—14

years

Sunday 23 July 2017 — 10.45am

FAMILY LAB: The Thread of the Tale

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 24

about 2 hours

“I was walking along one day, and I saw it. A little line, lying at the side of the road.” Starting with a reading from a picture book, let’s go and look for a thin yellow line hidden in Miroslaw Balka’s “CROSSOVER/S” exhibition and imagine the story behind it!
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4—6

years

Sunday 23 July 2017 — 4.00pm

Here’s who we are!

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

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!
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6—10

years

Saturday 29 July 2017 — 4.00pm

ARTFUL READINGS: The Thread of the Tale

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

about 90 minutes

“I was walking along one day, and I saw it. A little line, lying at the side of the road.” Starting with a reading from a picture book, let’s go and look for a thin yellow line hidden in Miroslaw Balka’s “CROSSOVER/S” exhibition and imagine the story behind it!
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here

4—6

years

Sunday 30 July 2017 — 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!
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8—10

years

Sunday 30 July 2017 — 4.00pm

Landscapes Made to Measure

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

about 90 minutes

The artist Miroslaw Balka uses his own body to measure the world around him, as well as to invent and create the works of art in the “CROSSOVER/S” exhibition; sometimes the titles of the works indicate the proportions of his body. Let’s try designing a made-to-measure landscape of our own!
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6—8

years

Saturday 05 August 2017 — 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.
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4—14

years

Sunday 06 August 2017 — 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”.
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4—6

years

Saturday 26 August 2017 — 10.45am

Another book

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

Anselm Kiefer loves reading and studying, and that’s why, in his Seven Heavenly Palaces, he inserted numerous books made of a curious material. Let’s discover what they are and make your book together, to add to the artist’s!
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8—10

years

Sunday 27 August 2017 — 4.00pm

ARTFUL READINGS: Stellar Myths

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

about 90 minutes

Stars, constellations and Greek myths take us on a journey through the stories and legends of ancient history, helping the kids to observe and find out about the celestial orb from a new, very different perspective.
Enrolment will accepted by clicking here