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Summer Camp at the Museum of Cycladic Art – Inspired by Nature

ATHENS – Join this year’s Summer Camp at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, a nature-inspired adventure for children aged 6-11. From Monday to Friday, kids will immerse themselves in myths, games, artwork, dance, music, and direct contact with nature to create their own projects. The culmination will be a special celebration where they can exhibit their creations to their parents. Secure your tickets online now.

The Summer Camp will run for six sessions, each lasting five days: June 19-23, June 26-30, July 3-7, July 10-14, July 17-21, and July 24-28. Discover the exciting schedule:

Day 1: Unveiling the Wonders of Mother Nature

Immerse in captivating tales shared by the Mother Goddess, narrating the birth of the world. Drawing inspiration from Cycladic figurines and Pacific Ocean art, children will unleash their creativity and create vibrant works of art.

Day 2: Unleashing Artistic Talents with Natural Materials

Explore the museum garden and discover the artistic techniques of renowned contemporary artists like Andy Goldsworthy and Robert Smithson. Drawing inspiration from their work, as well as Native American art and artist Brian Jungen, campers will craft unique totems and utilize recyclable materials.

Summer Camp at the Museum of Cycladic Art. (Photo: Paris Tavitian/ Museum of Cycladic Art)Day 3: Crafting a Clay Animal Kingdom

Enter the enchanting world of African myths and ancient Greek creatures as participants sculpt their very own clay animals. Guided by the playful spirit of Pablo Picasso, they will experiment with original techniques and adorn ancient coins with their favorite real or fantastical animals.

Day 4: Exploring the Realm of Insects

Embark on a mythical journey to the mesmerizing kingdom of insects, inspired by ancient Greek and African tales. Observe their fascinating habits up close and capture their essence through the art of engraving. Leaves, soil, and branches will transform into materials for a magnificent collage.

Day 5: Celebrating the Marvels of Nature

The final day of the Summer Camp is an exuberant celebration! Drawing inspiration from the Impressionism movement, participants will set up easels, canvases, brushes, and paints in the picturesque garden. Children will have the opportunity to paint to their heart’s content. Afterward, a workshop will showcase their projects to parents, followed by a special celebration influenced by a surprise country!

Join us for an extraordinary summer filled with vibrant colors, inspiration, nature, art, and pure joy. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

The Summer Camp is made possible with generous support from Eurolife FFH, a strategic partner of the Museum of Cycladic Art, and Raycap, a proud supporter of the Museum’s Educational Programs.

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