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Books and flowers. A family activity at Casa Vicens and at the Fundació Antoni Tàpies
28 December 2021, 10:00 - 14:00
An activity for children over two sessions to discover the architecture and the stories behind two iconic buildings in Barcelona: Casa Vicens, by Antoni Gaudí, and the old Montaner y Simón publishing house, by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, currently the Fundació Antoni Tàpies.
First session: Casa Vicens Gaudí – 28.12.2021
You will visit the building and learn how the carnation tiles that decorate the façade are made. Guided by the master craftsman Manel Diestre, you will make a tile using the traditional stencilling technique.
Second session: Fundació Antoni Tàpies (formerly the Montaner y Simón publishing house) – 04.01.2022
Following in the footsteps of Francesc Simón’s granddaughter, after visiting the building you will play ‘table shuffling’, a game of cutting and pasting photographs, drawings and letters to make collages. Using reproductions from illustrated magazines from the publishing house, you will decorate a box to keep the tile that you made in Casa Vicens.
- Tuesday, 28 December 2021, at Casa Vicens Gaudí, at 10.00 h (group 1) or at 12.00 h (group 2)
- Tuesday, 4 January 2022, at Fundació Antoni Tàpies, at 10.00 h (group 1) or at 12.00 h (group 2).
Duration: 1 h and 45 min.
Fee: 19.50 € per child for the two sessions (accompanying adult, free).
Limited places. Advanced booking required.
Age group: children from 6 to 13 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Activity in collaboration Casa Vicens Gaudí & Fundació Antoni Tàpies.