The project “Drawing the patrimony” aimed to promote the cultural material patrimony through the development of the public’s creative abilities, no matter the age category.
Drawing the patrimony took place between September and November 2015 and was initiated by the Sinaptica Association in partnership with the First Cultural Foundation, Global Mindscape, the Excellency through Culture Association and the Sălaj County Centre for Culture and Art. The activities in Bucharest took place with the support of The Bucharest Municipality Museum. The project was co-financed by the National Cultural Funds Administration.
Within the Drawing the patrimony project The Bucharest Municipality Museum hosted free workshops for the children, titled “Pencilling Suțu Palace”.
Each activity lasted around an hour and a half, and took place according to the following schedule:
– Saturday October 24th 2015, at 10:00 – for children between the ages of 6 and 8;
– Saturday October 24th 2015, at 12:00 – for children between the ages of 9 and 12;
– Sunday October 25th 2015, at 10:00 – for children between the ages of 6 and 8;
– Sunday October 25th 2015, at 12:00 – for children between the ages of 9 and 12.
– Sunday November 11th 2015, at 11:00 – for 27 children from the Nr. 39 School, Bucharest, 5th grade.
Total number of participants: 65 children
The works produced during the workshops took part in the contest within the Drawing the patrimony project, with the parents’ approval. Six of the mentions awarded during the national-scale drawing contest referred to Suțu Palace – The Bucharest Municipality Museum, respectively the works of Tudor Ionica, Ana Maria Călin, Ingrid Antonia Todea, Maria Alexandru, Matei Stelian Serbulea and Silviu Florin Ene.