Course in drawing and bookmaking for kids

Gerðarsafn offers a free course for kids between 8-12 year olds on Saturday, December 12th  between  13-15 pm.

Visual artist Edda Mac leads workshops where we will learn how to illustrate books in the spirit of Barbara Arnason (1911-1975). During the course we will take a look at Barbara's drawings and engravings and discuss how to tell a story with only pictures. We will experiment with drawings and create textures with different types of paint. We then use our efforts to make a picture book where the illustration is in focus.

The course is designed for kids aged 8-12 years. Participation in the course is free.

We encourage those interested to register at gerdarsafn@kopavogur.is as soon as possible and no later than Friday 11th of December, since there is a limited amount of places.

Looking forward to seeing you!

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Opening hours

Tuesday - Friday 11.00 - 17.00
Saturday - Sunday 11.00 - 17.00

Monday closed

Admission fee 1000 kr.

Students 500 kr. Free admission for children, 67 years and older, disabled and members of SÍM, ICOM and FÍSOS.

Free admission on Wednesdays