Portrait Gallery

Who are these characters within the rooms of the Museum of Ixelles? And what do they tell us? This playful tour will invite children to develop their imagination as well as help develop their understanding of the art of portraiture, from the Renaissance to the present day. At the end of the tour, the children will have discovered four portraits from the permanent collections in detail, and one portrait from the temporary exhibition. Complete the visit with a creative workshop where the children will make their own self-portrait with various accessories inspired from the museum's paintings.

Themes :  History - Art 

Duration : Tour : 1h

Tour-workshop : 1h30

Language Spoken :  fr,nl,en 

Participants : Visite guidée interactive : max 45. enfants

Visite-atelier : max. 30 enfants

Visit resources : Disponible sur demande

Additional information : Objectives of the visit:
- Discover portraits taken from different eras in the art history
- Understand the importance of the portrait in the art of painting and its functions according to the different eras
- Explore the theme of emotions through faces
- Develop children's narrative imagination
- Learn to draw their own face by adding a touch of originality

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