The Museums of Esplugues de Llobregat have wide educational activities to deal with all levels of education, from kindergarten to high school and vocational training, as well as a number of custom options for groups with sensory difficulties. The visit is an integral activity between the classroom and the museum. Different materials can be available to schools according to the activities or level needed. This is an optional addition to complement the content worked on in the Museum: Oferta pedagògica.

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INFANT EDUCATION 

Fairy Colors
P2 and Infant Educationl P3

Based on a story, we discover the five senses and the colors on the tiles of the museum. The story is accompanied by the experimentation of the senses from the workshop tables: sight, hearing, taste and smell. Finally, the sense of touch works through the workshop: “we make a clay tile” . Joint documentation: La fada dels colors.

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The talkative tile: Square or Triangle?
Infant Education P4

We will visit the ancient Bausis i Pujol, “La Rajoleta” factory and discover how a tile is made with the help of two characters: a worker/teacher will teach us all the process, while a lively, so awake and talkative tablet, asks many questions to everyone who goes to see her. Subsequently, a workshop where children will paint a lively tablet reaffirming again the geometric concepts of straight line and square and triangle shapes.

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PRIMARY EDUCATION

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The conceited tile

We know the figure of Salvador Miquel as a collector of our tiles and we also discover the collector’s corner that everyone has. Then through a story, the tile comes alive and tells its aesthetic evolution over time. To finish, we play the game of the lively tablet where we test different ways of combining tiles to create different patterns. The activity is accompanied by the workshop: “We paint a tile”.

From clay to tile
1st and 2nd grade

Through the visit to the ancient Pujol i Bausis factory, “La Rajoleta”, we will highlight the process of how the tiles used to be made: working the clay, shaping, baking the pieces, etc. Subsequently, as a follow-up workshop, we will get to know the art of stencil and everyone will decorate a tile in order to form a ceramic panel. Joint documentation:  Del fang a la rajola.

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Geometries at the Museum
5th and 6th grade

We will go into a workshop at the beginning of the XX century. As if we were trainees, we were taught the dos and the don’ts, our rights and our duties. Through the different tasks, we will recognize the basics concepts of geometry. We will also design a tile and apply on other panels to see the different possible combinations.  Joint documentation: Geometries al museu.

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SECONDARY EDUCATION

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Modernism and Ceramics: the skin of the buildings
1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of secondary

Visiting the site of the ancient, Pujol i Bausis factory, La Rajoleta is to contextualize Modernism in Catalonia, and the role that  ceramics played in the architectural explosion of the moment. Ceramics became the skin of the buildings of architects like Gaudi or Montaner. The visit is complemented with a tiles decoration workshop in which the climbing technique is used.

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Guided tours at Can Tinturé Museum
1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of secondary

Visiting Can Tinturé Museum lets us discover a simple object, the tile sample, and raises the visitors’ awareness of an everyday item that has become a museum piece.

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Guided tours at the Museum of Ceramics “La Rajoleta”
1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of secondary

A tour through the history and the different types of furnaces of the ancient Pujol i Bausis factory, “La Rajoleta” regarding Modernism’s ceramic production. Optionally the visit can be approached from the technology and Modernism’s point of view.

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Combined visits in Can Tinturé and “La Rajoleta”
1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of secondary

The visit to the two sites gives a chronological and aesthetic explanation that begins in Can Tinturé, with the collection of the sample tiles, reflecting craft production. Then it continues in La Rajoleta, which shows the evolution towards industrial production.

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“A-LEVELS” and VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Guided tours in Can Tinturé Museum
Visiting Can Tinturé Museum lets us discover a simple object, the tile sample, and raises the visitors’ awareness of an everyday item that has become a museum piece.

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Guided tours in Ceramics Museum “La Rajoleta”
A tour through the history and the different types of furnaces of the ancient Pujol i Bausis factory, a ceramic production benchmark of Modernism. Optionally the visit can be approached from technology and Modernism’s point of view.

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Combined visits in Can Tinturé and “La Rajoleta”
The visit to the two sites gives a chronological and aesthetic explanation that begins in Can Tinturé, with the collection of the sample tiles, reflecting craft production. Then it continues in La Rajoleta, which shows the evolution towards industrial production.

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AVAILABLE ACTIVITIES

Ceramic Modernism in your hands
Visually impaired and/or blind groups

It is a tactile and auditory tour of the ancient Pujol i Bausis factory, “La Rajoleta” where we get inside the furnace, feel the factory workers’ experience, and enjoy the different shapes and textures of the ceramics applied to the modernist buildings.

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Looking at tiles
Groups with cognitive difficulties

It is a visit based on self-discovery, thanks to the manipulation of the representative objects in the museum and from the visitors’ conversations and participation.

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“A-LEVELS” and VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Guided tours in Can Tinturé Museum
Visiting Can Tinturé Museum lets us discover a simple object, the tile sample, and raises the visitors’ awareness of an everyday item that has become a museum piece.

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Guided tours in Ceramics Museum “La Rajoleta”
A tour through the history and the different types of furnaces of the ancient Pujol i Bausis factory, a ceramic production benchmark of Modernism. Optionally the visit can be approached from technology and Modernism’s point of view.

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Combined visits in Can Tinturé and “La Rajoleta”
The visit to the two sites gives a chronological and aesthetic explanation that begins in Can Tinturé, with the collection of the sample tiles, reflecting craft production. Then it continues in La Rajoleta, which shows the evolution towards industrial production.

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