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Prehistory - The Origin of Art

As part of the 2nd Biennial of the book of art for children at Jemappes library.
In recent years, children's literature opened up to the exciting world of art. Imagers, alphabet primers, activity books, specialist journals, documentaries, etc. guide children step by step, awakening their interest. Le Pôle museum centre and libraries in the City of Mons unite to welcome you to the 2nd Biennial of the book of art for children.The Origin of Art invites children and adults to become familiar with these books through a series of activities : exhibition of a wide range of publications, exhibition of illustrations, lectures, creative workshops, etc.
Hunting scenes. Cave art from the time of prehistoric man.Create an accordion book that resembles the walls of a prehistoric cave. Like the humans from these very ancient times, we use charcoal (in the form of well sharpened pencils !) to draw an imaginary hunting scene. Horses, bison, reindeer, cats, rhinoceros, mammoth, bulls, deer parading on different sheets, coloured with pigments (just as our ancestors did) and achieved using the stencil technique. Like prehistoric man, lets invent a story whose secret only we know !

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