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  • Talma Gotteiner

Indoor Summer Activities for Kids 2022

Hi there,

Just before the summer ends, I'd like to share with you the creative activities available in some of the leading museums.

Indoor Summer Activities for Kids 2022
Credit: Courtesy of The Agam Museum

Tel-Aviv Museum of Art

Among the many new summer exhibitions at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the children will enjoy the exhibition "Gathering of Birds" by the artist Shira Zelwer. The exhibition includes about 400 bird sculptures of different species from sparrows and crows to spectacular and oversized birds such as flamingos. The artist based her exhibition on the "Atlas of the Birds of our Country", and the 86 species presented in the exhibition include a selection of birds that are observed in Israel in a variety of places and seasons. The museum offers a number of creative workshops for children including sculpture, photography, painting, comics and animation, urban birding tours for the whole family accompanied by a bird drawing workshop, and more. It is also recommended to visit with the children the unique and charming miniature rooms of Helena Rubinstein and participate in a magical diorama workshop where the children set up galleries and spaces and document them with the help of cell phone cameras.

Tel Aviv Museum of Art - 27 Shaul Hamelech St., Tel Aviv

Admission to the museum is free for children and youth up to 18.

Details and ticket purchasing are through the museum's website.

The Agam Museum in Rishon Lezion

The Agam Museum in Rishon Lezion, dedicated to kinetic art, offers visitors a multi-sensory experience in a sculptural environment wrapped in a variety of colors, stimuli and movement. The permanent display at the museum includes dozens of mesmerizing works by the artist Yaakov Agam with sculptures and paintings that change shape, interactive digital works and installations in motion. Agam's art fascinates viewers of all ages, especially children who explore and discover the world with all their senses. The museum is presenting a new exhibition for the whole family called "Hearing the Colors". The visitors go through a unique experience that combines the spectacular artworks of Yaakov Agam combined with the sounds of music created by the sound artist Aviad Siemens. The Agam Museum is also offering a variety of activities, shows, and unique art events this summer such as guided tours adapted for children, kinetic creative workshops, dance - a dance meeting that connects parents and children through movement and creativity, a concert by the Israeli klezmer orchestra with a Mediterranean vibe and more.

Agam Museum - 1 Meisher Street, Rishon LeZion

Tickets: 25-45 NIS, free entry for children up to the age of 5, children's craft workshop: 15 NIS

Details and tickets are on the museum website.

Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art

At the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, a new group exhibition is on display under the title "Beyond Somewhere", which deals with parallel worlds of imagination. The exhibition invites visitors to observe the power and necessity of creativity and its effects on making art. It unfolds in the museum space and sends the viewers towards virtual spaces into realms of fiction and fantasy. Muza - the education department of the museum invites the children to an imaginary summer camp, following the exhibition. The children will experience painting, sculpture, photography, printing, and encounters in the museum with original works that are out of this world. Independent visitors can purchase an activity set for 10 NIS intended for families and invites children and parents to think, play, and create inspired by the works in the museum and the sculpture garden.

Herzliya Museum, 4 Habanim Street, Herzliya

Entrance: 30 NIS children and youth up to the age of 18 free

Details and tickets are on the museum website.



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