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For kids

Getting to know the art history and collection of the museum at educational events that we can hold for organized groups of young visitors in our museum or come to your school or kindergarten.

School of young museologist. Online

Odesa National Fine Arts Museum invites all young art lovers to join our online course of the School of Young Museum “Primitive Art and the Ancient World”.We will learn to understand the art of the past and learn about the goals it served. Consider the history of continuous movement and intertwining of traditions in which all works of art relate to the past and point to the future.You can buy the whole course of eight classes, or separately for classes.
The cost of the course (8 lessons): UAH 1,500
The cost of one lesson: UAH 200

Go to the course

Birthday at the museum

Complement the fabulous entourage of the exhibition halls with colorful activities offered by the museum’s children’s program. And in the warm season, organize tea party with sweets right in the Potocki palace yard.

Give your child and the guests a fun and useful celebration.

Choose products that interest you and create a long-term educational program or a museum day full of impressions.

Guided tours

On the example of paintings from the collection of the Odesa Fine Arts Museum and works by world artists, young participants will see what others have grasped, see the world through the eyes of creators and create their masterpieces.

Excursions to grotto

We will talk about Odesa in the 1920s and the architecture of the former Potocki palace, now building the Odesa Fine Arts Museum. We will visit the grotto and catacombs, which led to the seacoast.

From Kozak Mamaii to Kandinsky

Using the example of works from the Odesa Fine Arts Museum’s exposition, we will teach young guests to distinguish types of art and tell what genres were most popular among artists of different times.

Ivan Aivazovsky at the Odesa Fine Arts Museum

We will talk about the life of Ivan Aivazovsky and how he created paintings. We will talk about the famous mariner’s stay in Odesa and a bit about his acquaintance with Alexander Pushkin. And will try to find where Pushkin hid in Aivazovsky’s paintings..

Master classes

Art master classes for parents and kids – a unique activity with a highlight to practice: drawing, stained glass, sculpting, and other activities for which the museum provides everything for you.

The restoration of Kuindzhi’s “Clouds”

We will show our young guests how to preserve paintings from destruction. We will learn how to restore paintings using the simple technique; how the great masters learned how to keep paintings that we can see in the museums. We will dive into the restoration process on the example of the copy of “Clouds” by Arkhip Kuindzhi, as the one who helped preserve paintings will always remain in the history.

The artistic technique Pointillism

The participants will know how the colorful points on canvas turn into trees. Landscapes and pointillism technique are inseparable concepts. Just dots you’re your masterpiece will appear on the sheet of paper.

Stained glass windows of gothic cathedrals

Stained glass windows of gothic cathedrals we will tell what this term means— the origins and what the medieval masters wanted to show when filled the space with the multicolor light. We will talk about medieval cathedrals’ features and how cathedrals differ, for example, from castles. And create own gothic stained glass – one of the most mysterious styles.

School of Young museologist

On the example of paintings from the collection of the Odesa Fine Arts Museum and works by world artists, young participants will see what others have grasped, see the world through the eyes of creators and create their masterpieces.

Art History (from antiquity to the 20th century)

How art originated?

The game of the primitive man

Egyptian boy. The proportions of humans in ancient Egypt.

Gods and heroes of Greece. We are building the Parthenon.

The stained-glass windows of gothic cathedrals. We will draw castles and cathedrals.

Madonnas of the Renaissance. We learn from the masters of the Renaissance.

Romanticism and self-portrait.

How the landscape appeared. Realism.

Still life in the style of cubism.

Point, line, spot. We draw music.

Art History (20th century: from Matisse to Hundertwasser)

Nature and man. Henri Matisse (1869–1954)

Suprematist compositions. Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935)

The atmosphere of Paris. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Italian traditions. Amedeo Modigliani's style (1884-1920)

Let's fly together. Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

Space or abstractionism. Joan Miró (1893-1983)

Absolute and complete silence. Mark Rothko (1903-1970)

The modern sculpture. Henry Moore (1898–1986).

The Lost World of Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966)

Art Nouveau architecture. Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928- 2000)




Throughout the year, for all holidays, vacations of any duration and during the summer “OFAM Kids Camp” we invent various children’s activities. Their goal is not only a useful pastime for children, but also an opportunity for parents to be alone for a date, a walk or cleaning at home. 😉 Look for detailed information on our website or …