Family Weekend of Free Activities

Organised by Louvre Abu Dhabi

Get together with the whole family during the last Friday and Saturday of each month and take part in a day's worth of themed activities.

Inspired by the Louvre's current exhibition, Photographs 1842 – 1896: An Early Album Of The World, you'll get to join in the fun with drop-in creative workshops, drawing sessions, mini-interactive tours and also listen to magnificent stories by 19th Century photographers while roaming the museum’s galleries and exhibition!

Themed activities that will be featured include:

PhotoSnap
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Explore how people from all around the world embraced the great new invention of photography. Take a mini tour, enjoy a workshop, explore the exhibition with an activity booklet and many more.

Mini Interactive Tours
2:00 PM, 3:00PM, 4:00 PM, and 5:00 PM
30 minutes

Discover some of the earliest photographs of the world in a fun and interactive mini tour and learn more about early photography, its techniques and its uses in the 19th Century.

Drop-In Family Workshop: Camera-less Image Making
2:30 PM, 3:30PM, 4:30 PM, and 5:30 PM
45 minutes

Experience an antique photographic printing process known as ‘Cyanotype’, which was developed in the mid-19th Century to produce photographs, drawings and blueprints on light sensitive sheets.

Activity Booklet
2:30 PM, 3:30PM, 4:30 PM, and 5:30 PM
30 minutes

Join a guide and use the museum's specially designed activity booklet to investigate how photography has inspired people from around the world.

Drop in Drawing Session
4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, and 6:00 PM
45 minutes

Explore how artists used to sketch people and places as a way of documentation before the invention of photography, then sketch your own scene.

Storytellers
2:00 PM, 2.30 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:00 PM and 4:30 PM
10 minutes

Listen to wonderful tales about a photographer travelling around the world with his camera,  while capturing memories on the way.

**All activities are free with the museum admission ticket

For more information, tickets, and event registration, click here.

date and time

Fri, Jun 28, 2019 02:00 PM - Sat, Jun 29, 2019 06:00 PM

event location

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

contact info

Louvre Abu Dhabi
Tel: 600565566

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