Shocking! The surreal worlds of Elsa Schiaparelli: creative workshops for children

By Audrey L. Photos by Laurent P. Posted Aug 6, 2022 3:57 PM

On the occasion of the exhibition “Shocking! The surreal worlds of Elsa Schiaparelli”, the MAD is hosting creative haute couture workshops for children. Guided tours, drawings, textile creations, a great opportunity to discover this fascinating area.

Hear curious little ones! If you like marvelous universes and the drawingthese workshops are made for you! In parallel with theretrospective exhibition of the fabulous Elsa SchiaparelliMAD, Decorative Arts Museum of Paris, leads creative sessions for childrenfrom the smallest to the biggest.

This is the unmissable event of the moment! The exhibition “Shocking! The surreal worlds of Elsa Schiaparelli” invites you to the phantasmagorical lands of the Italian designer, until January 22, 2023.

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Bold, inspiring, avant-garde, shocking! The fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli has obtained many qualifiers… And if you form your own opinion on her work, thanks to the exhibition of the Museum of Decorative Arts “Shocking! The surreal worlds of Elsa Schiaparelli”, to discover from July 6, 2022 to January 22, 2023. [Lire la suite]

And for the occasion, the parisian museum concocted animations high fashion for young audiences: creative workshops dedicated to the extraordinary fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelliaccessible from 4 to 14 years old, to be reserved here.

In the program :

  • Wink workshop
    4-6 years old / 7-10 years old
    Duration 2h

    A guided tour during which the children go in search of the elements of the human body among the sets and accessories of the exhibition. With each find, they take their most beautiful pencil to draw the eye, the mouth or the hand and, instead of assembling the shapes like an exquisite corpse, they transform them to make a spectacular mask-hat.

  • Internship This is not a pass
    11-14 years old
    Duration: 4 sessions of 2h30, from Tuesday to Friday
    From 08/23/2022 _ Reservations here
    With the help of the textile designer Michele Obriotyoung people are introduced to half-couture, half-customization techniques – diversion of materials, transparencies, appliqué and embroidery – in order to create a “ collar ” trompe l’oeil. Design, cut, decor, the apprentice designers develop this piece of clothing inspired by the whimsical spirit of Elsa Schiaparelli.

Enough to arouse new vocations among young audiences!

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