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 26 March 2017 — 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.
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4—6

years

Saturday 01 April 2017 — 10.45am

Objects to Cherish

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

Inspired by her granddad’s stories, the artist Laure Prouvost has created a fanciful museum. Let’s find out what’s in it and then we’ll become the custodians of a museum of our own!
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6—8

years

Saturday 01 April 2017 — 4.00pm

Worlds Made to Measure for…

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

about 90 minutes

In Miroslaw Balka’s “CROSSOVER/S” exhibition, the titles of some installations are expressed in numbers, which represent the proportions of the artist’s body. Taking inspiration from his works, let’s try making a made-to-measure landscape of our own!
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4—6

years

Sunday 02 April 2017 — 10.45am

On a Child’s Scale

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 15

about 90 minutes

What do the numbers in the names of some of the works in Miroslaw Balka’s “CROSSOVER/S” exhibition stand for? Simple: the proportions of his body. Do you know how big your finger is? And your hand? Let’s have fun finding out together with creativity and imagination.
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8—10

years

Sunday 02 April 2017 — 4.00pm

Rooms in Colour

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

about 90 minutes

Laure Prouvost has made a museum full of rooms. There’s even a pink one and a green one. What colour would yours be? Let’s explore her rooms and then have fun creating one of our own, using different materials.
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4—6

years

Saturday 08 April 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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4—14

years

Sunday 09 April 2017 — 10.45am

FAMILY LAB: Landscapes Made to Measure for Young and Old

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 24

about 2 hours

In his “CROSSOVER/S” exhibition, Miroslaw Balka uses his own body to measure the world around him, as well as to invent and compose his installations. Taking inspiration from the artist’s works, let’s try designing our own landscape made to measure for adults and children.
Enrolment will be accepted by clicking here

6—8

years

Sunday 09 April 2017 — 4.00pm

Ready, Steady, Go!

Pirelli HangarBicocca, via Chiese 2, Milan

max. 20

about 90 minutes

Laure Prouvost’s exhibition is inspired by a story her granddad told her, about how he once began to dig a tunnel from England to Africa. His journey was certainly long. What about yours? Where does it start and where does it end?
Enrolment will be accepted by clicking here