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A programme of activities for children and families is developed around each exhibition including courses, activity books and narrated tours...

For every exhibition, a series of activities are offered to families with childre

AROUND THE EXHIBIITION FROM CHINA TO TAIWAN

Activity book
01.07 > 24.09.2017

The fantastic adventure
This summer, a little fly is buzzing about at the Museum of Ixelles. Follow her in her search of secret perfumes! The Chinese abstraction artists will happily help you!

For children from 7 to 12 years accompanied.
Price: €1 at the bookshop or downloadable for free via the website.

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Jeux d'enfants
24.09.2017
10:30 > 11:30

Mahjong of Words
Oh no! A wǔxiá, a wandering Chinese knight is riding through the museum! He’s trying to steal paintings and take them back to China. To remove him, the great magician has only one solution: to invent a powerful magic formula to protect the rooms of the museum. Children will draw on their vocabulary to write poems about works of art. Will they satisfy the master before it is too late?
For children from 6 to 12 years old.
In French.
Reservation required.

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Creative Workshop
24.09.2017
14:30 > 16:30

Abstract-China
Come introduce yourself to abstract art by echoing the exhibition "From China to Taiwan". This open workshop will be the opportunity to experiment with different techniques (ink, acrylic paint, watercolor, coal ...). Between renewal and tradition, spontaneity and mastery, the freedom of gesture and composition ... Attention, beautiful points in perspective!
An artistic workshop animated by Sarah Foulquier.
Registration on the same day at the museum reception.

 

AROUND ROBERT DOISNEAU


Activity Booklet
19.10.2017 > 04.02.2018

Robert Doisneau
Add more fun to your family visit with an activity booklet available at Reception.
For children aged 7-12 years, with adult supervision.
In French and Dutch.
Price: €1 from the museum bookshop.

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Jeux d'enfants
26.11 + 17.12 + 14.01 + 28.01
10:30 > 11:30

Un trésor au musée
Treasure has been hidden in the museum for decades.  No one knows where it is.  Nobody, except perhaps the people in the paintings. What are they all hiding behind their innocent expressions? Come and find out what they have to tell us and follow their clues to find the hidden treasure of the museum.
For the exhibitions HOP! and ROBERT DOISNEAU.
For children aged 6-12 years.
In French.
Reservation required.

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Family Guided Tours
26.11 (fully booked) + 17.12 + 14.01 + 28.01
10:30 > 11:30

Papy Robert
Robert Doisneau is like a grandfather who shows us his most treasured photo albums and tells us poems with his great friend Jacques Prévert.  Let’s go back in time and take a walk through the streets of Paris with him, to capture the tiny details that make everyday life magical.
For children aged 2.5 -5 years, accompanied by an adult.
In French.
Reservation required.

 

AROUND HOP !

Opening for Families for HOP!
20.10.2017
17:00 > 20:00

A good way to start the weekend: the Museum of Ixelles and Patrimoine à roulettes invite you and your family to discover the HOP! exhibition.
Free entry.

For the HOP-lab, registration on the same day at the museum desk from 17:00. Limited number of visitors for the lab.

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Multimedia Lab for HOP!
22.10.2017 > 04.02.2018 
Every Sunday 
14:00 > 16:45

On Sunday afternoons (with the exception of 24.12 and 31.12), your host welcomes you into the HOP! exhibition and will show you a video installation that will give you itchy feet!
For all aged 6 upwards (FR-NL-EN).
Register on the day at the museum. Limited number of places.

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Workshop Tour "HOP ! On bouge"
25.10.2017 + 22.11.2017
14:45 > 17:30

Visit BIS HOP! and the multimedia lab, followed by a workshop on movement from the Petit Théâtre Mercelis.
At this Parent & Child workshop, Lucie Burton shows you how to take inspiration from the works in the HOP! exhibition to move together and create your own ethereal work.
Family activity for children from 6-12 years.
In French.
Museum of Ixelles • 71 rue Jean Van Volsem – 1050 Ixelles / Petit Théâtre Mercelis, rez • 13 rue Mercelis - 1050 Ixelles
PAF: €8  (adults) / €5  (children) / € 1.25 (article 27)
Information and reservations • 02 515 64 63 or culture@ixelles.be
 

COURSES

Halloween’s Say Cheeeeese ! (fully booked)
30.10 > 31.10 + 02.11 > 03.11.2017
09:30 > 16:30

Taking a good photo is an art!  But with Robert Doisneau, we are good hands to learn how to take a sneaky peak.  This course includes detailed exploration of the exhibition, taking sometimes acrobatic poses, photo-reportage in the streets of Ixelles, dancing to the words of Prévert and creating your own souvenir booklet.
Created in collaboration with Francophone Library of Ixelles.
For children aged 7-11 years.
Reservation required.
€20

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Christmas Camp HOP-là !
02.01 > 05.01.2018
09:30 > 16:30

Paint the movement.Paint in motion.Paint after the movement.
Four days exploring the HOP! exhibition through creative and artistic means.
Multilingual course run by Patrimoine à Roulettes.
For children aged 8-12 years.
Reservation required.
€120

 

AROUND THE PERMANENT EXHIBITION

Children’s Activities
26.11 + 17.12 + 14.01 + 28.01 - 10:30 > 11:30

Un trésor au musée
Treasure has been hidden in the museum for decades.  No one knows where it is.  Nobody, except perhaps the people in the paintings. What are they all hiding behind their innocent expressions? Come and find out what they have to tell us and follow their clues to find the hidden treasure of the museum.
In HOP! and in the permanent exhibition.
For children aged 6-12 years.
In French.
Reservation required.

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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

All the activities are accessible with your museum entrance ticket, unless mentioned otherwise.
Caution: it is sometimes advisable to book in advance!
02/515 64 21 - musee@ixelles.be

Have a look at our sunday's activities: storytellings, workshops.

 

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