Publishing project for children 

Octopus Toolbox is a digital publishing project created to introduce contemporary languages of expression to the world of children (6 to 11 years of age). Click the octopus to enter the Octopus toolbox!



Exploring the contents of the Octopus Toolbox will make it possible to discover how the Museum for Preventive Imagination of MACRO is structured, how its exhibition programming is organized in the various spaces of the museum, and to investigate the intrinsic possibilities of a highly experimental approach, in close dialogue with developments in the contemporary world. Octopus Toolbox also makes many digital contents available, providing educational modules for download.


The Department for Preventive Education of MACRO offers the possibility to attend training sessions and guided tours of the museum for groups of teachers, educators, and parents. If you would like to know more about these activities, please send an email to edu@museomacro.it with the subject “Octopus Toolbox”.


Octopus Toolbox is a project of the Department for Preventive Education of MACRO – Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, realized in collaboration with RUFA – Rome University of Fine Arts.