MoMu Interactive Visit: Masquerade, Makeup & Ensor
A creative tour with workshop for primary education in the temporary exhitibion.
WhenFrom 1 October 2024 through 2 February 2025
For whomPrimary education
- Tuesday to Sunday between 10 AM - 6 PM
- Maximum 15 students per guide
- €105 per guide (including €5 administration costs)
Discover Masquerade, Makeup & Ensor together with a MoMu guide. Enjoy creative assignments along the way, with an inspired workshop in the MoMu Studio as a highlight!
The emphasis of an 'Interactive Visit' is not so much on the content of the story, but more on the experience: learning how to translate what you see into words, paying attention to materials and colours, …
Throughout history, people have viewed makeup with suspicion and compared it to wearing a mask, a mask behind which – in particular – a woman would hide. Today, makeup has become a multibillion-dollar industry that nonetheless confronts us with our physical impermanence, imagined imperfections and existential fears. But makeup is also a means of personal expression, artistic experimentation and freedom.
Masquerade, Makeup & Ensor presents work by makeup artists and visual artists who delve more deeply into such themes as the representation of women, physical and digital face filters, distorted body images and the ritual of making up.
We had a very passionate guide who was able to captivate our children from the get-go!