Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral

Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Ethnological workshops

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TALK…LITTLE BIRDIE!

Age: 4-6 years
Duration: 90 minutes
Contact: Andrea 051/213 578 or cudotvornica[at]ppmhp.hr

An educational themed workshop where the children through play and practical work become familiar with the method of decorating a living space with the aim of preserving family memories. The basic practical work is the making of a frame for pictures.

  1. Part: the viewing of various picture frames in the permanent exhibition
  2. Part: making cardboard picture frames with decorative motifs based on samples in the museum
  3. Part: during the workshop the students will take photographs amongst themselves, and the pictures will be placed in the made frames as a memory of the workshop

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TREASURE CHEST

Age: 4-6 years
Duration: 90 minutes
Contact: Andrea 051/213 578 or cudotvornica[at]ppmhp.hr

The thematic workshop of an educational character through playing and practical work brings children closer to the method of storing things and valuables in the past and introduces them to the process of the development of furniture. Children will be introduced to the chest as the basic kind of furniture and the way in which other types of furniture which we use today developed from the chest. The basic activity is the making of cardboard chests.

  1. Part: specific guidance through the exhibition
  2. Part: studying chests from the museum’s holdings in photographs
  3. Part: making cardboard chests based on samples from the museum which participants can take with them and store their valuables in.

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MUSIC WORKSHOPS

Leader: Mirna Marić Ph.D, musicologist
Duration: 90 minutes
Place: Miracle Room

Description: Musical heritage is an important part of our culture. Folklore music occupies a special place that is directly connected with the way and rhythm of life and work. Over many generations people have preserved and modified folk music spreading the music and spirit of past times. In the music workshops, with the aid of Orff-ian instruments which have been fully adapted for children, the participants learn through music about the everyday ordinary life of the local people, whilst at the same time developing musically and a love for music. The children’s activity in the workshops is focused on the singing and playing of children’s and folk songs, and the basic instruments are percussive, the most appropriate for the needs of children’s music.