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BIENNALE EDUCATIONAL 2017

ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS / CHILDREN / FAMILIES
 

SCHOOLS

 

WORKSHOPS, PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES FOR SCHOOLS

Giardini della Biennale, Arsenale
Average Duration 2h per activity
Reservation required
Free admission for nursery schools, grammar schools, and middle schools

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS

TOUR AND WORKSHOP - VIVA ARTE VIVA GIARDINI
13.05 - 26.11
NURSERY SCHOOL AND GRAMMAR SCHOOLS

This activity investigates the artists’ passions and practices, and the forms they propose

 

TOUR AND WORKSHOP - VIVA ARTE VIVA GIARDINI
13.05 - 26.11
NURSERY SCHOOL AND GRAMMAR SCHOOLS

This activity analyses the Exhibition contents bearing in mind the exclamation “Viva Arte Viva!", in which artistic gestures may become acts of liberation and creativity.

THEME-BASED WORKSHOPS - MULTIDISCIPLINARY WEEKLY PROGRAMMES

ART AND WORDS, ARTIST AND THEIR BOOKS
19.09 – 24.09
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS
MIDDLE SCHOOLS

The artist’s studio becomes a workshop in which different competences are activated. The activity addresses the relation between art and writing and its transformations, with particular reference to literary language, literary tradition and innovation.

 

ART AND MUSIC, TIME AND INFINITY
26.09 – 8.10
NURSERY SCHOOLS
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS
MIDDLE SCHOOLS

This activity pivots on time as flux and on the streaming of music through collective practices, listening, or unusual usages of musical instruments. The workshop may be associated with a theme-based meeting or with a concert of “Biennale Musica”.

 

ART AND SCIENCE, EXPERIMENT AND CREATIVITY, THE LAND OF COLOURS
10.10 – 22.10
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS
MIDDLE SCHOOLS

This activity focuses upon science’s capacity to investigate nature and reveal its creative and sublime dimensions; this workshop addresses the challenges of contemporary society, new discoveries and the relation between art and scientific research.

 

ART AND PHILOSOPHY, ART PRACTICE AND PHILOSOPHICAL PRACTICES
24.10 – 05.11
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS
MIDDLE SCHOOLS

A series of stories in the form of a dialogue accompany the participants in a process of thinking about life, thought, justice, truth, in their personal experiences of everyday life; a process to discover themselves and the world, building the children's capacity to ask new questions and to experience wonder.

 

ART AND DANCE, COMMON SPACE
7.11 – 19.11
NURSERY SCHOOLS
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS
MIDDLE SCHOOLS

This activity presents artworks through the lens of gesture and movement, and in relation to shared and common space. The human body is regarded as a centre and protagonist of human identity.

MULTIMEDIA WORKSHOPS

TOUR AND WORKSHOP - ART AND MULTIMEDIA
13.05 – 26.11
MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS

This activity deals with the roles of Information Technology in contemporary art, focusing on multimedia dimensions as forms of creative communication amongst the youth.

VERBAL WORKSHOPS

TOURS AND VERBAL OR TEXT-BASED WORKSHOPS
13.05 – 26.11
MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS

This workshop focuses on the conscious and critical assimilation of themes and languages, aided by textual material and questionnaires.

 

TOUR AND EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP
13.05 – 26.11
MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS

This activity has the form of a tour, prepared, oriented, and tutored, by means of downloadable digital forms. The format encourages a reflection and personal experience on the theme of the dynamics of construction of personal identity, of the differences between individuals and society, community and society.

 

LA BIENNALE'S LIBRARY (ASAC) - GUIDED TOUR AND VERBAL WORKSHOPS
13.05 – 26.11
MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS

This tour consists in a discovery of the most challenging aspects of the Art Exhibition, followed by a presentation of La Biennnale’s library and by an illustration of its collections and functioning.

SPECIAL WEEKS
BIENNALE ARTE 2017 – VIVA ARTE VIVA

Guided tours dedicated to high-schools, focusing on specific themes and aspects of the Exhibition and on the stimuli received by different transpavillions.

 

THE WEEKS OF LANGUAGE
19.09 – 08.10
HIGH SCHOOLS

Special weeks dedicated to the relation between inner life and sharing, thought and languages, feeling and gesture, intuition and expression, as dialectic poles in the understanding of art practices.

 

THE WEEKS OF KNOWLEDGE
11.10 – 29.10
HIGH SCHOOLS

Special weeks dedicated to the relation between creativity and consciousness, talent and sophistication, inspiration and self-discipline, as ingredients of the delicate cocktail of art and creativity

 

THE WEEKS OF DIARIES
31.10 – 12.11
HIGH SCHOOLS

Special theme weeks dedicated to the complex relationship between identity, time and memory, and the role of words and storytelling in building personal and collective identities, with respect to which the work of art is both a quintessentially personal gesture as well as shared participation.

 

THE WEEKS OF SENSATIONS
14.11 – 24.11
HIGH SCHOOLS

Special weeks dedicated to the relation between subjective and objective aspects of experience, to perception, as a phantasmagoria and as a window open on the world, as a source of aesthetic pleasure and of illusions, as well as of knowledge.

 

PRESENTATIONS HOSTED BY SCHOOLS

Presentations of the themes and projects of the Exhibition, with images, videos, and conversations, available on reservation and compatibly with the schedule of activities.

teachers' open day

Presentation days

FOR ALL SCHOOLS GRADES 5.09 / 6.09 / 7.09 / 8.09 

Only 8 September available in English

Open days dedicated to the presentation of the exhibition and illustration of didactic activities related to the International Art Exhibition (meeting at 1pm, Teatro Piccolo Arsenale, campo Tana – Castello 2169/f)

Free participation, registration required, free admission. Registration form on La Biennale di Venezia website

 

SUMMER PROGRAM FOR THE YOUNG

SUMMER CAMPS

FOR GROUPS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNGSTERS FROM 4 TO 14 YEARS OLD (MIN. 10 PARTICIPANTS)
JULY AND AUGUST

Playful creative activities to encourage children to play with art.
Tours available on reservation or on stated days at Giardini della Biennale and Arsenale. Average duration 2h per venue.

ART in THE FAMILY

THEME-BASED AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY WORKSHOPS

FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN 4 AND 10 YEARS OLD

Hands-on creative activities in tune with the multidisciplinary ones dedicated to schools. Available on Sunday, from 28 May until 19 November, at 3pm, reservation required. The activity venue (Giardini or Asenale) shall be communicated at the reservation moment.