Childrens Activity

Creative Workshops:

for kids 8-15 years

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Learn professional photography and filmmaking skills at our fun and hands-on workshops.

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    Reporting LIVE from Mt Vesuvius!

    2 day TV presenting workshop

    Create and star in your own imaginative TV segments inspired by our Escape from Pompeii exhibition. Learn clever techniques in green-screen, scripting, directing, acting and film-making as you produce your own creative digital stories. Have your finished work displayed for family and friends in a special-event cinema screening.

    Suitable to all levels of experience. For ages 8–14.

    Ticket Information

    Ages: 8-14

    Duration: Two Days, Wed 12 - Thurs 13 April, 10am – 4pm 

    Cost: $160, $140 (earlybird special, book before 6 April) and Members

    Bookings essential: Phone +61 2 9298 3655 or email bookings@anmm.gov.au

    Eventbrite - Reporting LIVE from Mt Vesuvius! – A 2 Day TV Presenting Workshop

    A group of kids participating in a youth workshop

    Casting and mouldmaking- Sculpture Spectacular

    Be inspired by the archaeological casts in our Escape from Pompeii exhibition! Experiment with specialist sculpting and mould making materials to craft spectacular creations using your own favourite objects, your hands or your feet. Create your own moulds and casts to fill with a variety of materials-soap, wax, plaster or even chocolate!

    Suitable to all levels of experience. For ages 8–15.

    Ticket Information

    Wed April 19, Ages 8-11

    Thu 20 April, Ages 10-15

    Times: 10am – 4pm 

    Cost: $78, $75 Members

    Bookings essential: Phone +61 2 9298 3655 or email bookings@anmm.gov.au


    Eventbrite - Casting and mouldmaking- Sculpture Spectacular

    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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