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What parks, museums, libraries and cultural centers have prepared for children from 8 to 14 February.

Moscow parks, museums, libraries and cultural centers prepared an online program for young guests from 8 to 14 February. These include painting lessons, a virtual tour of the Kuskovo estate museum, and master classes on making gifts for Valentine’s Day.


We start the week with drawing lessons. The cultural center “Zelenograd” offers an online painting master class “Winter in the Gzhel technique.” Young artists will be taught to paint a colorful winter landscape with gouache using the Gzhel technique. The lesson will be held on YouTube channel center and is suitable even for those who have never held a brush in their hands. Cooking paints and paper on February 8 at 11:00.

Another painting master class was recorded by the staff of Fili Park. In the lesson under the guidance of the Honored Artist of Russia Sergey Tsyganov, the children will be able to draw a bullfinch in watercolor. The lesson will begin on February 10 at 12:00 on the official pages of the park in social networks Facebook, “In contact with” and “Instagram”.

With your own hands

All fans of Lewis Carroll’s book “Alice in Wonderland” cultural center “Zelenograd” invites to the author’s master class “Fish from the mosaic”. During the lesson, the staff of the studio of mosaics and stained glass “Through the Looking Glass” will teach you how to make original accessories on the theme of this English fairy tale. The master class will begin on February 9 at 11:00 on YouTube channel center.

Tagansky Park will hold a creative master class for its young guests, where it will be possible to create original decorations. To participate you will need satin ribbons, beads, a needle, thread, scissors. The lesson is invited on February 9 at 12:00 – it will be held on the official page of the park in social networks “In contact with”, Facebook and “Instagram”.

The cultural center “Zelenograd” will also tell you how to make felt snowflakes. The lesson will take place on February 11 at 11:00 on YouTube channel center.

Valentine’s Day

On February 14, many countries around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day, or Valentine’s Day. On this day, for more than one and a half thousand years, people confess their love to each other. Libraries, parks and cultural centers offer to learn about the holiday, prepare gifts for loved ones and watch the performance.

On the eve of the holiday itself, employees of Central Library No. 21 will tell and show their little viewers how to create 3D postcards. The lesson will be held on February 11 at 10:00 on YouTube channel reading rooms.

Tagansky Park on February 14 at 11:00 invites children and adults to take part in the “Sweet Valentine’s Day” master class and make a chocolate postcard. To do this, you will need paper, glue, scissors, self-adhesive half-beads, thin tape and a chocolate bar. The lesson will be held on the pages of the park in social networks “In contact with”, Facebook and “Instagram”.

The master class “On Valentine’s Day …”, organized by library number 195, will help to make a candle for a loved one. The video will be available on February 14 at 18:00 at YouTube channel reading rooms.

Having prepared and presented souvenirs to your loved ones, in the evening you can get together with the whole family and remind your parents how much you love them. The play “What do we know about love” by the cultural center “Zagorje” will help create the right atmosphere and find the right words. The broadcast begins on February 14 at 18:00 on YouTube channel center.

Online travel in Kuskovo

The Kuskovo Estate Museum this week invites children and their parents to go on a virtual tour of their territory. The tour will begin with a visit to the Italian House. Even under Count Sheremetev, the Italian house played the role of a palace for small receptions, at the same time being a museum. Once upon a time, a wide variety of rarities from the family collection were presented here. The tour will take place on February 11 at 13:00 on the museum’s page in “Instagram”.

During another interactive tour of Kuskovo it will be possible to visit the “Grotto”. The pavilion in the Kuskovo estate-museum of the mid-18th century with its unique “grotesque” interiors has more than once become a filming location for historical and adventure films. Imagine yourself as a movie hero, as well as learn about the architectural features of the structure, roll calls and the relationship between the facade and the interior will be possible on February 12 at 13:00. The broadcast will take place in the official museum account in Facebook.

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