Pera Museum opens new summer program
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily NewsPera Museum’s educational program starts this month today with drawing lessons. The program focuses on the artists Matisse and Valdes. Children aged between four and six will be able to attend the workshop. After studying still life paintings and focusing on the concept of form, children will prepare an imaginary meal with plasticine. On June 4, comparing Manolo Valdés’s figure paintings with similar works by renowned painter Henri Matisse, children will paint their own figures. On June 5, a pop art workshop will be held. The use of strong texture, of different media in the works of Manolo Valdés will constitute the basis of this workshop. Apart from making collages on paper with different materials, participants will also use Valdés-inspired and pre-designed silkscreens in their paintings. This will allow them to employ different techniques with a variety of materials.
On July 9, the “Mirror, Mirros on the Wall” program will allow the participants to draw their profile portraits on burlap using mirrors and make collages with paper.