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Art & Culture for kids

Several museums in Vorarlberg have devised special programs for children.

Kunsthaus Bregenz educational program
inatura science zone

“crossculture” is the name of the Bregenz Festival special programme for kids and teenagers. It comprises guided backstage tours of the lake stage, workshops for young talents who like to sing or play an instrument, and special concerts for families.

Every first Sunday of the month from 14:30, vorarlberg museum is open for families to explore, get new impressions and learn something new. At the end of the tour, everybody can join in painting and crafts activities.

Saturdays from 10:00-12:00, Kunsthaus Bregenz stages guided visits for children followed by a creativity workshop inspired by the tour. The programme caters to children aged 5 to 10 years. Enrolment comes at a fee of EUR 5.50 per child.

In cooperation with author Monika Helfer and artist Barbara Steinitz, the Jewish Museum Hohenems has staged a separate exhibition for children following the museum’s main exhibition circuit. In scenic episodes and silhouette pictures, the exhibition for children tells the story of the Jews in Hohenems, from the early beginnings to the present, using language and imagery which children aged 6-12 can readily understand.

To accompany the exhibition on “The Foolhardy Women”, art mediators in the Women’s Museum in Hittisau in the Bregenzerwald organise informative and entertaining mornings for children, Thursdays from 9:00 to 11:00.

inatura nature exhibition in Dornbirn
The interactive nature exhibition in Dornbirn is one of the most popular museums in Vorarlberg. Housed in an architecturally fascinating revamped industrial building, it stages different special exhibitions along with a 40-station Science Center. The new exhibition on the “miracle of the human body” is a graphic presentation of how the body works and what systems are necessary to keep it functioning.

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