Schools at the Museum 2013>2014

Activities at Lace Museum

Active tours

A MICROCOSM WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED

Searching for the roosters, peacocks, carnations and pomegranates that are hidden amongst the lace. In this itinerary the children will take on the role of young explorers searching for the forms and decorative motifs that developed over the centuries.

For: Primary School
Duration: 2 hours
When: every day except Monday and Tuesday, from 10 am
Languages: Italian

ON THE CREST OF A WAVE

The itinerary winds its way down a time line that explains how lace developed in both its form and daily use. At the end of this journey, a large piece of lace will be made using the forms and techniques of the Venice point; at the end of the workshop the class may take this away with them as a memory of their visit to the museum.

For: Lower Secondary School
Duration: 2 hours
When: every day except Monday and Tuesday, from 10 am
Languages: Italian

LACE IS FASHIONABLE

The analysis of a time-line aids the understanding of lace as a fashion accessory that developed in style and form, whilst constantly referring to the Venetian historical-artistic context. The time-line reaches the present day, highlighting how, in recent years, lace has once again become a protagonist and fashionable.

For: Higher Secondary School
Duration: 2 hours
When: every day except Monday and Tuesday, from 10 am
Languages: Italian

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Workshops

TRUTH WILL COME OUT!

“Knots” and “braids” are an essential part of lace: What’s the difference between them? Actually creating some small items will show just how these elements, which have always played a key role in the history of man, are closer to us than we think.

For: Upper Primary School
Duration: 2 hours
When: every day except Monday and Tuesday, from 10 am
Languages: Italian

ARE THEY KNOTS OR BRAIDS?

A discovery of the differences between the vast families of needle and bobbin lace that can basically be identified in the idea of knots and braids, and are shared by different cultures and peoples. At the end of the guided tour, some handmade articles will be shown to aid the understanding of their complexity and value.

For: Higher Secondary School
Duration: 2 hours
Quando: tutti i giorni tranne il lunedì e martedì, dalle 10
Languages: Italian