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A Course for Budding Artists at the New National Museum of Monaco

19/06/2013  For Kids

A summer school for children will take place from 8 to 12 July 2013 in connection with the exhibition "Monacopolis - Architecture, Urban Development and Decoration in Monte-Carlo"

For one week, children aged 8 to 12 will be able to visit the exhibition and discover Monte Carlo Opera's collection of hats, shoes and costumes.

They will learn about textile design with Belgian couturier Jean-Paul Lespagnard and will make a complete outfit with accessories inspired by a stage set from the Ballets Russes on show in this exhibition.

The workshop will end with a fashion show by the children wearing their creations!

Children's Summer School at the Villa Sauber

From 8 to 12 July 2013 from 2 pm to 6 pm
Languages spoken:  French, Italian and English
Enrolment:  Coline Matarazo on 98 98 49 38 or c.matarazzo@nmnm.mc

Photo credits: 
Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)
1) Moor's headdress from Petrushka, 1920 
Green panné velvet edged with braid and decorated with feathers
Archives of the Monte-Carlo S.B.M, permanent deposit at the NMNM

2) Arithmetic's costume from L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, 1925
Silk taffeta with a spencer, a robe and kimono sleeves decorated with painted stencilled numbers
Archives of the Monte-Carlo S.B.M., permanent deposit at the NMNM

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