Past projects (for children)

2017


December: Participation of the Educational Section of CCA in the Christmas event "Santa's Village", with a workshop on the subject: Create your Angel with Katerina Giavridi.

October - November: At the Museum along with the animals at the "Mormolis" and "Kerazoza" Centers for Preschool Education- educational programme organized as part of the Contemporary Art Museum of Crete's educational programmes (Sophia Trouli).

October: A Renaissance Scene in which you are the Protagonist – workshop for all ages by Katerina Yiavridi at the 28th Rethymnon Renaissance Festival.

October: Renaissance: Family Moments – educational programme for primary school students and their families by Sophia Trouli at the 28th Rethymnon Renaissance Festival.

September: Rethymnon, a Moving City: From Walking and Donkey-Trekking to the Advent of Electric Cars – educational fairytale organized by the CCA Education Section and the Workroom of Fine Arts in the context of European Mobility Week.

September: Creating Together a City of Joy, Mobility and Equal Access – educational fairytale organized by the CCA Education Section and the Workroom of Fine Arts in the context of European Mobility Week.

August: Experiential workshop on the practice of vineyard production, organized by CCA Fine Art Workroom in the context of “Tsikoudia Festival” at Kali Sykia, Agios Vasileios (Sophia Trouli). 

July: Playing with Olive, the Daughter of the Sun – educational programme for children, organized by CCA Educational Section in the context of “Cretan Diet” festival (Sophia Trouli, Katerina Yiavridi).

June - September: Voluntary participation of CCA Educational Section/Fine Art Workroom in the Summer Reading Campaign and Creativity 2017 programme, organized by the Greek Libraries Networks and the National Library of Greece (Public LIbrary of Rethymno, Sophia Trouli, Costas Christides).

June: Exhibition of artworks created by the pupils of “Mormolis” Center for Preschool Education during the school year 2016/17. The exhibition was hosted in the Workroom for Fine Arts space and organized as part of the Contemporary Art Museum of Crete’s educational programmes.

May: A Dialogue about Borders and Homeland with Refugee Students and Immigrants, in the Company of Art – educational programme for primary school students by Sophia Trouli, as part of the International Museum Day 2017.

May: Educational workshop in the form of a museum-suitcase, hosted by Museum of Cycladic Art in the context of The Museum Travels programme (Bora Frosso, Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

May: Educational programme on Spring and Freedom, in the context of the publication of Irène Cohen-Janca’s Les arbres pleurent aussi in Greek (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

May: Mosaic Workshop by Maria Ernest Fragopoulou, in the context of of CCA’s Educational Section educational events.

May: In Dialogue with our Artworks – Educational workshop by Sophia Trouli and CCA’s Educational Section, in the context of the 7th School Activities Programmes Festival.

April: Odysseus meets the Artists – education programme for adults and children by Sophia Trouli, in the context of Nikos Viskaroudakis’ Odysseus in Hades exhibition.

April: Educational Programme for middle school students by pottery artist Frosso Bora.

February: Art workshop during the Carnival period: Harlekins after Picasso (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

February: Carnival programme for children and adults on Carnival heroes! Which one would you like to be? (Sophia Trouli).

February: Carnival programme for children on Making masks with plaster cloth (Katerina Yiavridi, Sophia Trouli).

January: In the context of the exhibition The body and other small tales, a museum education programme was organized on the subject of rendering emotions (Maria Ernest Frangopoulou).

January: In the context of the exhibition Andreas Sitorengo, Anthropocene 20°C, a museum education programme for children was organized on Enemies and friends of the Earth... (Sophia Trouli).

January: Welcoming the new year with the pomegranate and the olive (Sophia Trouli, Katerina Yiavridi).

2016


December 2016 - February 2017: In the context of the exhibition The Body and other small tales, a museum education programme was organized on the subject Love Bonds (Sophia Troulli).

December: Grandparents and grandchildren; sharing Christmas memories (Sophia Trouli).

December: "Tolkien’s Christmas"; an afternoon of reading Christmas stories, together with an  art workshop (Maria Ernest Frangopoulou).

December: Participation of the Art Workshops of CCA of Crete in the Christmas events "Santa’s Village", with a workshop on Christmas decorations (Katerina Giavridi).

December: In the context of the exhibition The Body and other small tales, a museum education programme was organized on the subject: Dealing with bullying through the arts (Sophia Trouli).

November: In the context of the exhibition The Alpha Bank Collection: Greek Art from 1950 until today, a museum education programme was organized on the subject: Art teaches us healthy eating habits (Sophia Troulli).

November: On the occasion of the exhibition: The Alpha Bank Collection: Greek Art from 1950 until today, an educational programme was organized on the subject: The alphabet of recent Greek art (Sophia Troulli).

November: On the occasion of the exhibition: The Alpha Bank Collection: Greek Art from 1950 until today, an educational programme was organized for the children on the subject: The Greek Landscape through the work of great Modern and Contemporary Greek Painters (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

October: as part of the sports and volunteerism events for "Wheeling2Help", the Education Sector of CCA Crete participated with the artistic action “Dreaming of a city of joy, mobility and access” (Sophia Trouli).

Training programme on the subject: A tree that can hold all "colours" and all the "different flowers" (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

August: Participation in the charity event for autistic children with the museum education programme on the sumbject: Professions in our grandparents times (Sophia Troulli).

August: In the context of the exhibition Critical Archives I: Ruins, Medphoto Festival, a museum education programme was organized on the subject: Talking before Borders and Crossroads (Sophia Troulli).

July: On the occasion of the exhibition: Critical Archives I: Ruins, Medphoto Festival an educational programme was organized on the subject: Thoughts and paintings on war and on leaving your homeland (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

July: the Education Sector of CCA participated in the Cretan Diet Festival with the educational programme "Mediterranean: group games and dietary habits that unite us!" (Sophia Trouli).

May: As part of the events for International Museum Day, museum education programme on the subject: The CCA acquaints us with it neighbourhood (Sophia Troulli).

April: An art workshop about diversity, equal rights and against racism and violence (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

April: On the occasion of the exhibition Nature Morte an educational programme was organized for children and adults, on the subject: Still Life in the "Spring" of the 21st Century (Sophia Troulli, Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

April: On the occasion of the exhibition Nature Morte an educational programme was organized on the subject: Nature Morte: The dead body and lamentation: from yesterday till today (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

April: On the occasion of the exhibition Nature Morte an ecucational programme and workshop were organized on the subject Nature Morte: Absence, Emptiness, Marks, Memory (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

March: A carnival-themed museum education programme for children and adults on the subject of "
Bringing persons and paintings to life” (Elissavet Vivilaki, Sophia Trouli).

March: Art workshop during the Carnival period: Harlekins after Picasso (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou).

March: Drawing Inspiration from the Planets and Stars – educational programme for children by Sophia Trouli.

In collaboration with the First Degree and Second Degree Education were realized two hours’ educational programmes of ceramics (Phroso Bora) and painting (Maria Ernest Fragopoulou) for Primary school children.

January: In the context of the exhibition Whispers, museum education programme on the subject: Listening to familiar whispers (Sophia Troulli).

2015


December: “Grandparents and grandchildren: sharing Christmas memories”: Christmas workshop for primary school children (Sophia Trouli.

December: “Odysseus in the old city of Rethymnon”, Dept of Education, University of Crete in collaboration with CCA Crete.

In collaboration with the First Degree and Second Degree Education were realized two hours’ educational programmes of ceramics (Phroso Bora) and painting (Margarita Markaki, Sophia Trouli, Maria Ernest Fragopoulou) for Primary school children.

July: The Education Sector of CCA participated in the Cretan Diet Festival with an educational programme (Markaki Margarita).

May - September: Collecting sentiments and experiences from Nikos Kazanzakis’ Ascesis: The Saviors of God – educational programme from primary school students by Sophia Trouli in the context of the exhibition Transcending the Abyss

2013


December: Paper - Cross, Feather - Angel, Educational Programmes by Angelos Skourtis.

May: Educational programme for children by Stella Driyiannaki and Frosso Mpora, on the occasion of the International Musuem Day.

Workroom of Fine Arts students participation and distinction (first prize) in the Panhellenic Art Competition, organized by the Museum of Greek Children's Art, on the topic: My Dream Neighborhood (Stella Driyiannaki, instructor).

2012


December: Training programme and Christmas Feast. At the end of the programme books were shared to the children.

May: An Educational Programme on the subject of Coloured Air Balloons was held at the Workroom of Fine Arts facilities on the occasion of the World Environment Day. Guided by their artist instructors, the children made colourful hot air balloons, and the final stage of the event took place on the city's seafront (Voula Gounela).

May: Educational Programme on the occasion of the exhibition Aristodimos. Raising Flags. Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete (Aristodimos, Costas Christidis, Voula Gounela, Frosso Bora).

In collaboration with the First Degree and Second Degree Education were realized two hours’ educational programmes of ceramics (Phroso Bora) and painting (Stella Drigiannaki) for Primary school children.

2011


December: A Christmas celebration for children. Painting programme organised in the context of the exhibition Aristodimos. Raising Flags. The music for the event was provided the City"s Bandina, and Ms Barbara Terzaki presented the children with books donated by Kastaniotis Editions.

June: As part of the collaboration scheme between the Workroom of Fine Arts of CCA and Primary Education, a free pottery Educational Programme was organised for school classes at the Workroom of Fine Arts facilities (Frosso Bora).

June: As part of the collaboration scheme between the Workroom of Fine Arts of CCA and Primary Education, a free painting Educational Programme was organised for school classes at the House of Culture. The subject was Making dolls with recyclable materials (Stella Driyannaki).

June: Participation of the Workroom of Fine Arts of CCA in the 2nd Children's Festival of Aghios Nikolaos, with a project involving recyclable materials (Stella Driyannaki, Ioanna Karagiorgi).

Fancy dress programme of manufactures by various materials (papers, paper bags, useless material, clay etc) for Primary school children (Voula Gounela, Stella Drigiannaki, Phroso Bora, Alexandros Tsintzos, Costas Christides).

In collaboration with the First Degree and Second Degree Education were realized two hours’ educational programmes of ceramics (Phroso Bora) and painting (Stella Drigiannaki) for Primary school children.

2010


Within the framework of Christmas Feast a programme of painting was realized at the L.Kanakakis Municipal Gallery. The feast was framed musically from the Municipal Band and books were shared to the children.

Fancy dress programme of manufactures by various materials (papers, paper bags, useless material, clay etc) for Primary school children (Voula Gounela, Stella Drigiannaki, Phroso Bora, Alexandros Tsintzos).

The young and adult students of the Workroom of Fine Arts of CCA, drew and expressed creatively themselves in the Art Station of the School of Fine Arts, Rethymnon (March 2010 – Teachers of the Workroom of Fine Art).

In collaboration with the First Degree and Second Degree Education were realized two hours’ educational programmes of ceramics (Phroso Bora) and painting (Stella Drigiannaki) for Primary school children.

2009


In collaboration with the First Degree and Second Degree Education were realized two hours’ educational programmes of ceramics (Phroso Bora) and painting (Stella Drigiannaki) for Primary school children.

A two hour programme of ceramics for Primary school children on the subject: Acquaintance with the clay (Voula Gounela – Phroso Bora).

Within the framework of Christmas Feast a programme was realized on the subject: Manufacture of Christmas cards, in the space of the L. Kanakakis Municipal Gallery. The feast was framed musically from the Municipal Band and books were shared to the children.

Comic strip and sketching experience seminar for High school students (Dimitris Hanjopoulos – Sketcher).

2007


In collaboration with the First Degree Education were realized two hours’ educational programmes of ceramics (Phroso Bora) and painting (Vasso Charatzi) for Primary school children.

2006


In the framework of the fair of the World day of the Book the branch of OLMER in Crete in cooperation with the Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Art and the assistance of the University of Crete, the Pedagogical Section of pre-school education and the Teachers’ Association of the 2nd elementary school of Rethymnon were released workshops, narrations of folktales and reading texts of children literature. The activities were released from educators to children between 5-12 years old.

In the framework of the International Sailing Competition “Regatta Odysail ‘06” a participation of the Workroom of Fine Arts with a programme for children on the subject: Ethereal games, the dance of colours.

2005


Participation in the International Day of Museums with a programme for primary school children on the subject: The Municipal Garden of Rethymnon. Place of Culture Meeting.

In the framework of the fair of the European week of youth the Municipality of Rethymnon organized a run of activities on the subject: The young in the limelight. The Workroom of Fine Arts participated with a training programme.

Just before the end of the summer a conjectural activity on the subject: Body and traces, Sending off summer at the beach of Rethymnon.

2004


In the framework of the fair of the International Day without Cars, a programme on the subject: Drawing for the day without cars. Co - ordination with Municipality of Rethymnon.

Just before the end of the summer a conjectural activity on the subject: Sending off summer at the beach of Rethymnon.

Annual meeting of the club The Friends of the Museum. in the frame-work of Christmas, and programme on the subject: I am making hand made Diaries and Notebooks for my friends.

In the framework of Christmas, programme on the subject: «Herbs… the perfumes of earth».

2003


In the framework of the Cultural Olympics venues, a scheme on the subject: Transforming a jar.

In the framework of the Centre’s co-operation with Primary Education, a ceramics workshop for children took place (Froso Bora).

In the framework of the carnival events in Rethymnon, a performance took place in the old town ofRethymnon, on the subject: The Labyrinth myth.

In the framework of Oikade exhibition, a scheme for primary school pupils took place, on the subject: Acquaintance with painting techniques, materials and styles.

As part of the International Museum Day, the children made a collective artwork and presented it to the Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Artistic Creation to enrich its Permanent Collection. A children’s group of Friends of the Museum was also formed, with each child adopting one work from the Collection (Nota Karamanea, Efsevia Michailidou, Thodoris Raftopoulos, Yannis Stefanakis).

A scheme including 24 children from Ukraine hosted by the Rethymnon municipality. After completing a guided tour in exhibition of the permanent collection at the Municipal Gallery the children took part in a programme of painting and ceramic and worked with materials and techniques of contemporary creative. The programme was realised in the Workroom of Fine Arts of RCA.

Tree. The good spirit of the garden. A Fine Art intervention to nature (Angelos Skourtis, teacher of visual arts culture and students from the schools of Rethymnon).

2002


A scheme on the subject of family photos, in co-operation with the Skopelos Photography Centre (Lea Nalpandidou – Maria Choulaki).

A scheme including 50 children from Ukrainehosted by the Rethymnon municipality. After completing a guided tour in exhibition Men-Faces-Forms at the Municipal Gallery and coming into contact with works of great artists in Greek Art history (Gyzis, Lytras, Iakovides), the children worked in the Art Studios and created their own works.

In the framework of the exhibition Thy Neighbour, programme for primary & secondary school pupils took place on the subject: Images of violence from day-to-day life.

2001


A programme on the subject: Conjectural messages for peace across the Contemporary Art (Maria Choulaki-Sophia Katopi).

European training programme Connect´ 99: Artistes on line: L´ Art et la Culture Contemporaine et les jeunes. Participated 5 countries (Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Spain).

Clay in the house, in cooperation with the Research Centre of Modern Ceramic (Irini Gratsia, Archaeologist-Voula Gounela-Maria Choulaki).

Programme on the subject of the city (Maria Grigoriadi, painter).

Performance on the subject “The city”.

In the framework of the Centre’s co-operation with Primary Education, a ceramics workshop for children took place (Froso Bora).

Programme on the subject: Traditional Cretan Architecture (Anna Galiaki, architect-Maria Choulaki, teacher of visual arts culture).

Seminar on the subject Τhe negotiation of space through the works of Russian Avant – Garde (Maria Choulaki).

2000


Within the framework of the exhibition The spirit of the age from the Permanent Collection of the Rethymnon Municipal Gallery, a programme on the subject The painters of the dream (Maria Choulaki).

A programme on the subject: The city of Rethymnon. Arrival - Departure (Michalis Manousakis- Painter, Lecturer of the Schoolof Fine Arts).

Programme in cooperation with the Natural History Museum of Heraklion - Crete (Maria Choulaki).

Within the framework of the exhibition Aris Konstantinides. Photographs and Designs, a programme based on the grounds and the work of Aris Konstantinides (Nota Karamanea).

On the occasion of the Museums Day a programme on the subject Conjectural messages for peace across the Contemporary Art (Maria Choulaki).

In the framework of the Centre’s co-operation with Primary Education, a ceramics workshop for children took place (Froso Bora).

A programme on the subject: Conjectural monuments of the city of Rethymnon and Conjectural expression (Titika Dokoumenzidou - Sala, Professor of the School of Fine Art - Section of art teaching).

1999


The garden at the city of AKEK. A Fine Art intervention at the factory of AKEK the industrial production unit in Heraklion (Voula Gounela - Maria Choulaki).

A Fine Art intervention to nature entitled Colour and Sea (Voula Gounela - Maria Choulaki).

Within the framework of the co-operation with the Rethymnon Prime School, programme on the subject of Christmas (Maria Choulaki).

1998


Thread - Weaving - Garment (Maria Choulaki in cooperation with Irene Gavrilaki, Archaeological Museum of Rethymnon - Pope Kalkounou, Pelloponese Folklore Foundation, Katerina Korre).

Marriage from ancient times until today (Proposal of the Maison des Enfants Cultural Centre within the framework of the EU NET ART European Network, elaborated by M. Choulaki).

Within the framework of the exhibition of the Permanent collection at the Rethymnon Municipal Gallery, a programme on the subject: Getting acquainted with the work of Lefteris Kanakakis (S. Katopi, M. Choulaki).

Within the framework of the exhibition of the Permanent collection at the Rethymnon Municipal Gallery, a programme on the subject: Mark - Line - Form (Maria Choulaki, Sea-shell Museum of Rethymnon).

1997


Within the framework of the Aboard the liner exhibition, a programme on the subject: Basic Contemporary Art Notions
(N. Voltirakis, N. Karamanea, S. Katopi).

Within the framework of the In the beginning there was engraving exhibition, a programme on the subject: Engraving (N. Voltirakis, N. Karamanea, S. Katopi).

Within the framework of the In the beginning there was engraving exhibition, a programme on the subject: Engraving technique (Marina Maravelaki, Painter-Engraver).

1996


In the context of The Walls in Crete from Antiquity until Today exhibition, educational programme in co-operation with the Pedagogic Department of the University of Crete.

In the context of Greek Painting in the early 20th century exhibition "Greek Painting in the early 20th century" educational programme by N. Voltirakis, N. Karamanea, S. Katopi.

On the occasion of Christmas: Storytelling by "Loudovikos from Anogia" and illustration of stories by children.

"Save the Children" programme, in co-operation with the Youth Centre and the Pedagogic Department of the University of Crete, by A. Stroumbouli.

1995


Educational games based on the Ephemeral exhibition's theme (Maria Choulaki, teacher of visual arts culture).

Educational programme for children by Christos Margaritis, in the context of Painting in Cinema exhibition.

A fairytale about Theofilos the painter", an educational programme for children during the festive atmosphere of Christmas  (Sophia Kastrisiou, painter, teacher).

1994


"Learning while Playing" (educational programme by Keti Fragou, Director of Child Art Centre, in the context of the Greek Painting: Ionian artist of the 18th & 19th Centuries exbibition).

* Nine European cities participated in the scheme. Its products were presented during exhibitions in the participating cities.


Artworks from the
Permanent Collection of CCA
25 May - 12 December 2017
Contemporary Art Museum of Crete
Mesologhiou 32 (Old Town), Rethymno