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We’re from the neighbourhood! New “Neighbourhood Projects” during the 2013-14 course

This 2013-14 academic year, at the Department of Education and Activities we have once again worked with the schools of Ciutat Vella, within the framework of our “Neighbourhood Projects”. As in the previous projects that we have carried out, the objectives have been to widen our services beyond the school visit, turning ourselves into a useful tool for the schools in the surrounding area, and above all to get closer to the children in our neighbourhood: that the museum (and the people that work there) is for them a familiar place, where they have a significant and valuable experience. Project made ...

With two eyes, a nose and a mouth

'Overcoming the fear of drawing’, ‘teaching us to see in different ways’, ‘correcting and correcting to make it better’, ‘a lot of ideas and plenty of resources’, ‘a framework of contextualized art references’, ‘I had a wonderful time’: these are some of the responses we were given by the teachers at the Pere Vila primary school when we talked over the joint training sessions with the Education Service at the Museu Picasso. Pere Vila primary school. Photo: Kisa (more…)

On the teacher training course at the Museu Picasso, the Education Department and the teachers learn together

During the week of 11th to 15th July, for the second year running, the Museu Picasso’s Education Department presented a training course for teachers on how to work with art as the basis for a transverse exploration of a whole range of subjects in the primary and secondary curricula. The purpose of these courses is very practical and they reflect the dual need to get closer to teachers on their home terrain, the field they act and work in, while offering them tools and materials with which to incorporate the study of art in the broadest sense and, with particular reference ...