The Museum of Greek Children’s Art
, exhibits drawings and three dimensional artworks by children 5 to 13 years old. It focuses on the field of children’s artistic creativity and is one of the few world-wide on the subject. Created in 1994, it aims
from the start to study and present children’s art, to develop children’s aesthetic education, to exchange exhibitions and collaborate with relevant institutions in Greece and abroad. Drawing from its collections the M.G.C.A. renews its exhibits
every other year, hosting each time a different theme.
Interactive activity corners
have been specially designed in order to offer visitors of all ages a creative experience in the exhibitions areas. All visitors can play the game of finding what is hidden in the red boxes. Instructions are also in English.
Art activity workshops
on a 3 and 8 month basis and holiday programmes for children are organized by specially trained stuff in the Museum’s premises. During June, July and September 2011
children have the chance to reproduce the world of ancient Greece, creating their very own work of art, a personal souvenir of their visit to Athens, at the Museum’s workshop with the help of art teachers. Activity art program in English
"Dining with artists". Exhibition of 95 artworks by children focusing on the common elements shared between nutrition and art.
"Hand in hand with Miro", presenting 92 artworks and constructions by children.
"The right of the child to expression. I want to...". 116 artworks by children 5 to 12 years old, on the occasion of the International celebration of Human Rights that has been instituted by UNESCO for the year 2011.
The text was kindly provided by the Museum of Greek Children’s Art