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FAMILY WEEKEND ABC-HOUSE 03 AND 04 FEBRUARY 2018

Welcome to the first family weekend of the new year!
Inspired by the fascinating exhibition Oceania (open until 29 April) at the Royal Museum of Art and History in Brussels, ABC, in collaboration with the museum’s education department, has developed various activities to discover the mysteries of this island continent together with the whole family.
Join us on an adventurous sea voyage across the Pacific Ocean to Easter Island, Hawaii or New Zealand and return with mysterious stories about coconut monsters, with totems for the spirits or tattoo symbols on your chin… Be inspired by grand-master Matisse for your own underwater collage, swing poi balls through the air or pose with a mask of your choice…
In addition, there are, as always, a variety of playful activities for any age throughout the house or you can participate in one of the following workshops:

Kitchen workshop
Saturday 03/02, 14:00-16:00
Together with our in-house-alchemist, Nick Trachet, we’ll explore the variety of tastes from the Pacific: a mild curry with coconut milk and sweet potatoes or mango, papaya, guava, pineapple, passion fruit, taro, yam, carob,…
From 8 years old

Draw&dance&draw&dance&draw&dance&draw&dance
Saturday 03 and Sunday 04/02, at 11:00 and 14:00
Segni Mossi is a research project by the visual artist Alessandro Lumare and the choreographer Simona Lubefaro to explore the interaction between dance and graphic symbols with children and adults.
Inspired by their way of working, ABC offers the opportunity to get to know a selection of their ideas in practice.
For children from 8 to 10 years old

Football tournament in cooperation with the park keeper of the Gaucheret park
Saturday 03 and Sunday 04/02 from 12:00 to 17:00
For all football fans, a football tournament is taking place on the Gaucheretplein, parallel to the activities in the house.
For 10 to 16 year olds

PRACTICAL
ABC House, Gaucheretplein 13, 1030 Brussels
Saturday 03 and Sunday 04 February 2018
Continuously from 10:00 to 17:00
Register for the workshops via mail@abc-web.be

 

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