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 28 April 2018 — 10.45am

Walls of art

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

On the outside of the “Cube” space at Pirelli HangarBicocca, the street artists OSGEMEOS have created a big, colorful mural. Let’s discover where it is and have fun creating one of our own.
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6—10

years

Saturday 28 April 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.
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4—14

years

Sunday 29 April 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”.
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6—8

years

Saturday 05 May 2018 — 4.00pm

The secret life of objects

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

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!
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4—6

years

Sunday 06 May 2018 — 10.45am

Dream diary

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

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.
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11—14

years

Sunday 06 May 2018 — 4.00pm

Next stop: Street Art

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 2 hours

On two outside walls of Pirelli HangarBicocca, the street artists OSGEMEOS have created a mural in bright, lively colours showing a metro carriage… where could it be going? Who are the passengers on board? Let’s go on a trip into our imagination and have fun using stencils to create new destinations and fantastical characters.
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4—6

years

Saturday 12 May 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.
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4—14

years

Sunday 13 May 2018 — 10.45am

FAMILY LAB: A drawerful of dreams

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 24

About 2 hours

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!
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4—6

years

Sunday 13 May 2018 — 4.00pm

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

Saturday 19 May 2018 — 4.00pm

Look who’s talking!

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

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.
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6—8

years

Sunday 20 May 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.
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