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Family Weekend: Costume Adventure at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Visit Louvre Abu Dhabi for a fun-filled weekend of free, themed activities for the whole family inspired by the new Children’s Museum exhibition: A Costume Adventure.

Family Weekend at Louvre Abu Dhabi
©Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi

Every last Friday and Saturday of each month, Louvre Abu Dhabi hosts a Family Weekend that offers a range of activities for families.

The activities in every month are inspired by a different theme. This month, the themed activities for the whole family are inspired by the new Children’s Museum exhibition: A Costume Adventure.

Enjoy storytelling and mini tours, take part in a drop-in puppet-making workshop or watch a puppet show in the Children’s Museum reading area and more.

All activities are free with your museum admission ticket.


27 & 28 September 2019

2pm – 6pm


Mini Interactive Tours

2:30pm | 3:30pm | 4:30pm

Duration: 30 minutes

Take an interactive journey through the Children’s Museum and discover the wardrobes of history through our mini tour.


Drop-In Family Workshop: Make a Puppet

2pm | 3pm | 4pm

Duration: 45 minutes

Drop in for a puppet-making workshop and make your own to take home.


Activity Booklet

2:30pm | 3:30pm | 4:30pm

Duration: 30 minutes

Join a guide and use our specially designed activity booklet to learn about the costumes of characters found in some of the museum’s artworks in the permanent collections.


Activity of the Month: Puppet Show

3pm | 4pm | 5pm

Duration: 10 minutes

Enjoy a puppet show upstairs in the Children’s Museum and listen to wonderful tales.


Family Short Film Screenings

27 September 2019 | 5pm

Taking inspiration from the exhibition, Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co. (1900 – 1939), family films teach children about the inspiration and ideas that create modern masterpieces. Curated by Rinku Awtani.


28 September 2019 | 5pm

The Painting

Director: Jean-François Laguionie (France, Belgium)

2011| P-G* | English

Following three characters who escape from their unfinished painting to look for the artist who created them, The Painting is an animated feature that pays homage to the work of Chagall, Picasso, Modigliani and Matisse.

Admission to each screening is free. Please note that the film programme is subject to change and check the website before making your booking.


*Film rating guide:

Films screened at the museum are not rated by the UAE’s official rating agency. Louvre Abu Dhabi has provided a recommended rating based on an assessment of the films’ content and themes for viewers’ guidance only, and accepts no liability for their accuracy.


G: General admission.

PG: Parental guidance required.

For more information or for ticket bookings, please visit or call Louvre Abu Dhabi at +971 600 56 55 66.

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03-07-2019 - 31-07-2019


02 673 6688
Louvre Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island

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