Workshops for children

Workshops for children at the Marble Museum in Carrara

Workshops for children

“Let’s play with art!”

Organized by Stradevarie Creative
Experimentation inspired by the exhibition INDEX FALLS by Santiago Morilla, at the Marble Museum in Carrara until August 31st.

For children ages 5 to 10.

Saturday June 29th – from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m.
“Architects for a day!” Building and decorating classic pediments using an array of materials.

Saturday July 20th – from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m.
“The city in colour” Reinventing a portion of the city using the technique of “visual mapping”

Saturday August 3rd – from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m.
“Watch out, don’t fall!” Experiencing zero gravity through games and photographs.



“The body in marble”

Organized by Policardia Bambinanza Massa-Carrara
Theatre workshops employing physical expression, traditional folk songs, and rhythms produced using everyday objects, to convey the gestures of those whose lives are centred around marble.

For children ages 7 to 11.

Saturday July 6th – from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m. “Life in the quarries”
Discovering the typical roles and jobs of those who live the life of the quarries.

Saturday July 27th – from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m. “The quarrymen’s chants”
Learning the folk chants that quarrymen would sing while working.

Saturday August 10th – from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m. “Dancing marble”
The life of marble is a choreography we will try to invent.


Snack Party at the Museum

Saturday August 31st
Children who have participated in the DATABASE 2013 summer workshops and their parents are invited to a final event at the Museum, during which they will demonstrate what they have learned and display what they have created during their learning experience at the Museum.

Marble Museum: Viale XX Settembre 85, località Stadio Reservation is mandatory.

Please write to:
Fee (Includes access to the workshop and entry to the Museum for one child and a chaperon) 10 €