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02.02.2020, 12 H01.03.2020, 12 H05.04.2020, 12 H03.05.2020, 12 H07.06.2020, 12 H05.07.2020, 12 H02.08.2020, 12 H06.09.2020, 12 H04.10.2020, 12 H01.11.2020, 12 H06.12.2020, 12 H02.02.2020, 12 – 17 H

Admission free!

CANCELLED: Familysunday

at the Dortmunder U

Kinder und Jugendliche, Veranstaltung

Dortmunder U, HMKV, Museum Ostwall, Centre for cultural education

Foto: Hannes Woidich

Foto: Hannes Woidich

Due to the decree of the State of NRW and the decision of the City of Dortmund of 11.03.2020, this event unfortunately has to be cancelled. The city hopes that this will break chains of infection and slow down the spread of the coronavirus.

Every first Sunday of the month we offer a colourful, free programme for the whole family!

Admission to all exhibitions is free on this day.





Action art

An open workshop for families in which physical activities are transformed into unusual works of art.

Room: ArtActionRoom (Level 5) 

Circuit Training Art
At 14, 15 and 16 o'clock the "Circuit Training Art" starts at the entrance (level 5). Look forward to exciting guided tours with lots of movement for families with children.
Room: Entrance level 5
Guided tour of the exhibition
A "classic" one and a half hour guided tour through the new exhibition "Body & Soul
Room: entrance level 5


UZWEI (level 2):

Homemade puzzle
Together we will design your personal puzzle with a self-made picture. You can bring a photo on a USB stick or take a picture at the UZWEI with our cameras. 
Room: Large media room (level 2)
DIY Bookmark
Make your own bookmarks! With needle and embroidery thread you can embroider a pattern according to your taste. 
Room: Large art workshop (level 2)
Sock bunnies tinkering and child make-up

with the Pido Club of the DEW21
Room: Small media room (level 2)

Journey through the U // Guided tour for children

From 14:00-15:00 and 15:30-16:30 there are guided tours for 5-12 year olds.
Meeting point: Reception UZWEI, parents can accompany their children on the tour (Level 2)

Guided tour through the U

From 16:30-17:30 pupils guide young people and adults through the U.
Meeting point: Reception EG


HMKV (Hartware MedienKunstVerein) - LEVEL 3

On each first Sunday of the month, the HMKV invites families to take part in our free guided tour for all generations, to explore the current exhibition “Artists & Agents – Performance Art and Secret Services”  with a paper-chase game, or to create spy gimmicks at our arts & crafts workshop.

12:00 - 16:30 Arts & Crafts Workshop
Be an artist and an agent at the same time! We will create agent ID cards and spy glasses – decoration and design are entirely up to you!

Kids’ Paper-Chase Game
For young explorers of our exhibition "Artists & Agents". Available all day at the info desk.

15:00 Family Guided Tour
Family tour on selected artistic positions of the current exhibition (approx. 20 minutes), suitable for the whole family.

16:00 Public Guided Tour
Public guided tour through the current exhibition (approx. 45 minutes).

All tours and activities are offered free of charge.





Best of Tricks for Kids 2019

Age recommendation: from 4 years  

KUAP: A tadpole misses the development to a frog and is left alone. But there is a lot to experience in the pond and the next spring will surely come. A little story about growing up. 

BELLY FLOP: Penny, a fearless young girl learning to leap tall buildings. And she doesn't let herself be put off by a talented competitor who wants to steal her thunder. 

SON OF THE SEA: A married couple lives together with the projection of their son on the wall in a house! This illusion gradually leads to difficulties in their lives. 

R.I.S.E. PATHFINDER: In the 1970s, a team of scientists created a robot called Pathfinder. Its mission: to calculate the distance between Earth and the end of the universe. 

COMME UN ÉLÉPHANT DANS UN MAGASIN DE PORCELAIN: What is the worst thing that could happen in a china shop? 

CAT LAKE CITY: Percy Cat is looking forward to a relaxing day in CAT LAKE CITY - the cat holiday paradise. But this is quite different than expected. Not even the place on the bath towel seems to be safe for him ... 

SARKAN THE KITE: A little boy is flying a drake with his grandfather. The older the grandfather gets, the thinner he gets. At the end of his life, he is as thin as a sheet of paper and the autumn wind blows him away. The boy is left alone. 

HORS PISTE: The two best rescue workers in the region are ready for their new mission. Despite their professionalism, not everything is going according to plan... 

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