LOUVRE ABU DHABI’S ‘ART EXPLORERS’ SUMMER CAMP INVITES CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS TO TRAVEL THE WORLD THROUGH ART

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Part of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s rich summer programme, registration are now open for the Art Explorers Summer Camp; a specially designed educational programme for children and teenagers, allowing participants to explore the museum’s extensive collection and learn about the world’s cultures and history in interacting with the art on show. Kicking off in July, the programme is for everyone spending their summer in the UAE.

Equipped with an Art Explorers map and special rucksack, participants in Art Explorers for Children (ages 6-11) will embark on a creative journey inside the galleries and the Children’s Museum.

The programme offers hands-on activities that bring the collection to life through workshops, film and interactive games. Children will explore objects and characters in artworks, then create their own using their imagination. They will enjoy making 3D objects, drawing, exploring, playing, scrapbook-making and storytelling with other Art Explorers.

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Art Explorers for Teenagers (ages 12-16) will give participants the opportunity to discover the museum, exploring artworks and stories in through interactive discovery games, art workshops, films and hands-on activities inside the galleries. A guide will bring to life the artworks in the museum. Participants can then share their ideas, designs and stories with their fellow Art Explorers, document their adventures through Ancient Egypt, Africa and across Europe in their travel scrapbook and create their very own masterpiece.

Art Explorers for Children will run from July 14 to 18 and July 21 to 25 (except Mondays). Art Explorers for Teenagers will run from July 7 to 11 and July 14 to 18 (except Mondays). The programme between July 7 – 11 will centre around Louvre Abu Dhabi’s ongoing international exhibition Photographs: An Early Album of The World, offering teenagers the chance to examine the earliest images through the eyes of the first photographers. Both programmes will run from 9 am to 5 pm.

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