With the aim of dialogue and solidarity between different generations, COINSEP ANTAMA and the Hellenic Children's Museum organize the action "Young and old create" for each other "from Tuesday, April 20 to Friday, May 14.
Drawing or writing a letter, a poem, a wish, both actors call children and adolescents (4-15 years) and adults 65+ years old, to capture their feelings for their beloved Big or Small, now that the distance still keeps us "away".
More specifically, it is suggested:
- Children and adolescents (4-15 years old): What is your favorite moment, busy with grandma, grandpa, your favorite uncle / aunt / Big? What would you like to "tell" them, to do together now?
- Adults 65+ years old: What would you like to say to your grandchildren / nieces / loved ones now that you are away? When does your heart warm?
"The role of museums in the dialogue between the generations in the post-pandemic era will be even more important to highlight values and feelings but also to have plans for the next day. Our collaboration with ANTAMA, closes with the timeless presence of its exhibit Children's Museum of Athens "Attic" and creates a new field of action with the active participation of people 65+ ", he explains to Athens, Greece 9.84The Chairman of the Board of the Hellenic Children's Museum Zambel Mouratian.
All works from the action "Young and old create 'for each other'" will be posted on his website & Facebook page Hellenic Children's Museum, as well as its website & social networks (Facebook & Instagram, LinkedIn) TOGETHER.
The final collage
At the end of the action, a collage will be created from the works (paintings and texts) of all participants, which will be auctioned. The proceeds will be used for family education programs with young and old (65+) from Hellenic Children's Museum and TOGETHERAt Children's Museum of Athens and more widely in museum spaces.
"As TOGETHER our goal is to empower people 65+ and bridge them with peers and younger! " refers to Athens 9.84, Liana Kokkolia, Founding member of ANTAMA. "We believe in intergenerational dialogue and closeness between different generations. That is why we are implementing actions, from which one can learn from the other, the generations to come closer and the age racism to be reduced! We are glad to have at our side the Greek Children's Museum, which since its foundation, supports the participation of all ages in its programs. "Together we start this action, where" Small "and" Big "find the space to dedicate a work to their favorite" Other "and to show that there are no" distances "in emotions."