2023 Little Artists

2023/02/01 - 2023/12/31

MAM organises once a month a children art exploration event, Discover the Little Artists, which takes children into the world of artists to better understand their stories and works. Through creative games, interactive stories, music and rhythm and other explorative activities, children can discover a world of art full of imagination as they appreciate artworks and create their own, therefore experiencing firsthand and sharing the fun side of art.


Event date: last Sunday of each month 1st section 14:30-15:30, 2nd section 16:00-17:00

Venue: Zero Square, Ground Floor of MAM

Traget: Children aged 5-12 years

language: Cantonese


Using Activity Registration System website on a Admission by Computer Lots


Application Info:

  1. Interested parties can visit the activity application section on the ‘Macau One Account’ mobile app or website for activity information, application, cancellation, application procedures and admission results. They can also check their schedules and receive activity reminders in the section ‘My to-do list’.
  2. Activity availability is on a Admission by Computer Lots. Please submit your application on time.
  3. Applicants who cannot attend the activity should cancel their seats 48 hours before the activity day through the ‘Macao One Account’.
  4. The enrolled applicants may not be accepted for similar activities in the future should any of the below situations occurs:

(a) Failing to attend the activity without prior cancellation.

     (b) Being late for more than 20 minutes.

  1.  The enrolled applicant shall bring his or her own oversleeves and apron.
  2. Participants must wear a face mask during the activity.
  3. Special arrangements in inclement weather:

In case Typhoon signal of Number 3 or higher level or red/black signal of heavy rain is still in force at 11:30 am on the day of the event, the event will be cancelled automatically without prior notice.

  1. For latest update, please visit the website of MAM, MAM reserves the right of final decision.



An Imaginative Jungle – Discovering Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau was a French post-impressionist painter. He was a keen observer and enthusiast of natural environments, claiming that he had ‘no teacher other than nature’. He is best known for his imaginative depiction of lush green jungles. This workshop will invite participants to step into the art world of Rousseau and paint imaginative jungles with acrylic paint and brushes.

Registration Date:16-22/02/2023

1st   section  14:30-15:30 (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00 (sign up)



The Morphing of Imagery – Discovering Fang Lijun

Fang Lijun, an influential contemporary artist in China, is internationally renowned for his iconic bald figures. His mesmerising imagery - the peculiar bald male figures, a throng of distorted characters and Polaroid-like ink paintings of his friends – reflects an incredibly imaginative, bold mixture of traditional media and contemporary brushstrokes. Join us and appreciate Fang Lijun’s iconic and new works in this workshop. Participants will also try to create their self-portraits through practices of expansion and distortion.

Registration Date: 16-22/03/2023

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



Sparkling Water – Discovering Luís Demée

Luís Demée was a Portuguese painter born and bred in Macao. As a young man, he depicted the small town of Macao with rich watercolour paint and unrestrained brushstrokes. Themed on the Macao landscape, this workshop will guide participants in creating their watercolour landscape paintings to explore the medium’s characteristics and Demée’s unique palette.

Registration Date: 20-26/04/2023

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



Vivid Depiction – Discovering Chui Tak Kei

Veteran Macao artist Chui Tak Kei - the founder of Yu Un Chinese Calligraphers and Painters Association of Macao - was passionate about calligraphy and painting. He is known for his elegant, unrestrained and rich depictions of orchids, bamboo, various other flowers and birds, and having crafted a distinctive artistic personality. In this workshop, participants will explore Chui’s illustrations of flowers and birds, understand his painting techniques, master the basic expressive practices of outlining and colouring and appreciate the beauty of Chinese ink art.

Registration Date: 18-24/05/2023

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



The Secrets Behind the Starry Sky – Discovering Joan Miró

The Spanish master Joan Miró's paintings project a poetic quality and childlike pleasure. Stars particularly fascinated the artist and become Miró’s own manifestation in his works. Get creative with tissue papers with different textures, acrylic paint, watercolour and ink to discover the secrets behind the starry sky in this workshop.

Registration Date: 15-21/06/2023

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



Move with Colours – Discovering Paul Klee

Swiss-born German artist Paul Klee was a skilled painter, poet and musician. His excellent combination and overlapping of colourful blocks, lines and symbols project a lively rhythm and movement-effect between colours. This workshop will show participants how to transform Klee’s creative elements into rhythmic symbols through watercolour.

Registration Date: 20-26/07/2023

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



What Is Your Fear? – Discovering Edvard Munch

‘The Scream’, one of the most famous artworks in the world, depicts an emaciated man on a bridge as he grasps his hands to his head and yells. What is his fear? The painter Edvard Munch made a lithograph based on the artwork, which went on to pique many people's curiosity about the man's identity. This workshop will guide participants in imagining the protagonist's fear by creating woodblock prints with hand-drawn lines and colour blocks. 

Registration Date: 17-23/08/2023

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



Refined Brushwork – Discovering Yun Shouping

Yun Shouping, hailed as one of the 'Six Masters' of the early Qing dynasty, focused on still life paintings. He pioneered a 'boneless' flower painting technique, emphasising washes instead of lines. His remarkable depictions of flowers are meticulous, vivid, richly coloured and take on the elegante quality of literati painting. This workshop will invite participants to appreciate the authenticity of Yun's paintings, create delightful flowers with the 'boneless' technique and delve into the enchanting world of Chinese painting. 

Registration Date: 14-20/09/2023

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



A Different Kind of Blue - Discovering Yves Klein

French artist Yves Klein is often associated with his monochrome paintings. He invented the International Klein Blue (IKB), which was even patented. He created spectacular artworks by painting the blue hue on models’ naked bodies that walked and rolled on blank canvases. In this workshop we will use our palms to paint various fantastical shapes. 

Registration Date:19-25/10/2023  

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



The Mysterious Smile – Discovering Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci is one of the Three Masters of the Renaissance. His iconic work ‘Mona Lisa’ has bewildered the world with the character’s mysterious smile. Do our smiles hide secrets? This workshop will guide kids in drawing different smiles. 

Registration Date: 16-22/11/2023  

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)



Nostalgia for Macao – Discovering Lok Cheong

Macao-born artist Lok Cheong was a founding member of the Macao Artists Society. He was devoted to creating artworks all his life. Best known for his watercolours, he also excelled at oil painting and Chinese ink art. His works feature an array of subjects and superb brushwork and express his sentiments through a rich palette. In this workshop we will appreciate his paintings, understand his creative process and paint the Macao scenery in watercolour.

Registration Date: 14-20/12/2023  

1st   section  14:30-15:30  (sign up)

2nd section  16:00-17:00  (sign up)


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