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Activities & courses

Workshops for individual visitors during all holidays

During the holidays, all workshops for day-care and other children's groups can be booked either as individual or combination-workshops.

Duration: 3h for 10 children/youth
Admission: 60 € p. workshop, private groups 120 €

Summer holidays

July 3, 3-6 pm
Rap & Beats - Music workshop
for kids age 9-14

July 5, 10 am-1pm
Paper maché workshop
for kids age 5-8

July 10, 3-6 pm
Letterpress printing workshop
for kids age 9-14

July 12, 10 am-1pm
Paper making workshop
for kids age 5-8

July 17, 3-6 pm
Cityscapes-Acrylics painting workshop
for kids age 9-14

July 19, 10 am-1pm
Letterpress printig workshop
for kids age 5-8

July 24, 3-6 pm
Jewellery workshop
for kids age 9-14

July 26, 10 am-1pm
Ghana  Grooves-Music workshop
for kids age 5-8

July 31, 3-6 pm
Healing herbs-Working in the historical drugstore
for kids age 9-14

August 2, 10 am-1pm
Trading in the Old Contry Store
for kids age 5-8

August 7, 3-6 pm
Digital photography-Exploring the city
for kids age 9-14

August 9, 10 am-1pm
Textile workshop-Do-it-yourself imaginative accessories
Für Kinder von 5-8 Jahre

Duration: 3 hours for 10 kids
Admission: 12 € p. person
Registration necessary 2 days in advance! 212-35154 or besucherservice@historisches-museum-frankfurt.de
 

Workshop courses for individual visitors

Now kids and young people can use the workshops or historical game rooms not only during the holidays to design, work in art and crafts, and create their own individual pieces for a series of days. 3-day courses under professional guidance offer a more intensive encounter with themes and techniques and the development of indiviudual ideas. Fun and creativity are at the heart of each course.

Textile workshop, age 9-12
On three course dates textile techniques and creative possibilities are explored. Activities include sewing, embroidering, spool knitting, decorating with pearls and sequins. There are almost no limits to the imagination.
Sept 5/12/19, all from 3-6 pm

Papermaking, age 8-12
On the first two course dates, paper is created from self-made pulp, and decorated individually. On the last date, the created works can be processed into cards, booklets, or fantastic wall pictures.
Oct 15/22/29, all from 3-6 pm

Historical drugstore, age 9-14
Just as a hundred years ago, teas are individually mixed and tasted; homemade toothpaste or vital remedies of daily life and body care are produced.
Oct 18/25, Nov 1, all from 3-6 pm

Design – papermaking, paper mache, felting, age 5-7
With lots of fun and skill, one of the design techniques is tried out on each date and creatively realised.
Oct 19/26, 2. Nov 2, all from 3-6 pm

Art workshop – Drawing, acrylic painting, collage, age 9-12
The fundamentals of each technique are taught on successive days, resulting in unusual drawings, wild pop-up collages and colourful paintings on canvas.
Nov 2/9/16, all from 3-6pm

Typography printing workshop, age 9-14
Using manual typesetting letters and colours, individual texts and images are designed and printed on a variety of media and formats.
Nov 6/13/20, all from 3-6 pm

Jewellery workshop, age 9-12
Unique pieces of jewellery are created under the guidance of a goldsmith. Designs draw upon a variety of traditional and unusual materials.
Nov 7/14/21, all from 3-6 pm

Masterpiece, age 9–14 Jahre
Bildnerische Drucktechniken wie Frottage und Monotypie werden ausprobiert, mit Lettern werden dazu eigene Texte gesetzt und gedruckt.
Dec 5/12/19 , all from 3-6 pm

Registration necessary! Fee for all 3 dates:
3-hour courses: 50€, including material

Mini-courses for adults

Printing workshop- Typography of the "New Frankfurt"
Graphic printing techniques such are tried out; texts are set with manual letter types, and used to print individual texts.
04.,11.,18. Sep, all from 6.30-8.30 pm

Art workshop – drawing, acrylic painting, collage
Themes ranging from still life to cityscapes can be worked on under competent guidance. Experimenting and realising creative ideas are the focus of the workshop.
6., 13., 20. Nov, all from 6-9 pm

Registration necessary! Fee for all 3 dates:
3-hour courses: 50€, including material

 

Winter holidays

Draw or paint a master piece! Explore the exhibition „Meisterstücke“ and learn about the education of 17/18th century painters in the painters guild or the academy.

Dec 27, 10 am – 1pm
Drawing like a master  * kids age 9–14

Jan 3, 10 am – 1pm
Drawing like a master  * kids age 9–14

Duration: 3 hours for 10 kids
Admission: 12 € p. person
Registration necessary 2 days in advance! 212-35154 or besucherservice@historisches-museum-frankfurt.de