the educational department serves visitors of all ages in order to meet different interests and individual sensibilities.
the activities promoted by the staff of the educational department deal with both the permanent collection and the temporary events. younger children and teenagers alike can expect to find offerings ranging from workshops to enhanced museum visits.
year after year an extensive age-appropriate program of activities has been designed for schools of every level, from nursery to university.
Advanced booking is recommended
the educational department promotes special activities for families as a means of bringing adults and childrens together.
The 2010 schedule lists interaction-based visits, workshops and small theatre productions developed by the Paracadute di Icaro Association.
The museum aims to be a lively and cosy space wherein people can share memorable experiences; a venue for cultural cross-fertilisation, for art, music, dance and theatre.
Beside the scheduled programme, it is possible to book – two weeks in advance - any kind of activity – both for children and adults – for a group of at least 15 people.
Advanced booking is recommended.
The Educational Department offers differed itineraries for children and adults as part of the programs for families.
Adults can thus be involved not only as parents, but also ad art-interested people. Moreover the Department offers interventions of cultural mediation on contemporary art exhibitions.
It is possible to book guided visits for groups of at least 15 people.
In this case 15 days of advanced booking are required.
the association vivat - italian volunteers tactile art tours - is based inside the marino marini museum since 1990.
the tours offered by vivat let visually impaired people experience a tactile visit of a selection of marino marini's artworks. experienced operators will lead the visitor into the tour.
the educational department organizes training activities for teachers and schools. there are training classes, guided visits and conferences especially designed for teachers and high school students.
there are also projects and collaborative activities with universities – especially with some of the american universities in florence – that involve special programs in the museum and methodological practices.