Childrens Activity

Creative Workshops:

for kids 8-14 years

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Kids can learn new skills in our 1 or 2 day hands-on workshops.

  • Sign up for one of our hands-on school holiday workshops today

    Every school holidays, we host full-day workshops to learn creative skills. Aimed at kids aged 8-14, courses include photography, animation, printmaking and videography. Kids get hands-on training and learn real skills, and spend the day in and around the museum, or, sometimes, Cockatoo Island.

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    Young Inventors - Kenetic art, design and engineering workshop 

    Join our Photography workshops. A teenage girl on location taking photos.

    One Day Workshop

    Experiment with engineering creations that move, float, fly and spin. Learn about submersible  vehicles and invent your own creative underwater exploration device.

    Date: Wednesday 11 July 2018

    Cost: $65 / $50 members. Bookings essential. All workshop materials supplied.

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    General information

    • Arrive in the museum foyer for registration 5–10 minutes prior to the program.
    • Parents/carers will be required to sign permission forms on the day.
    • Participants are fully supervised for this program.
    • Participants should bring their own lunch/snacks.
    • All equipment for the workshop is provided.
    • Wear suitable clothing, sturdy shoes and sun protection for outdoors
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