Childrens Activity

Creative Workshops:

for kids 8-14 years

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Kids can learn new skills in one full day in our hands-on workshops.

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

    Every school holidays, we host full-day worskhops 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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    TV Presenting - 'Live from the Arctic'

    Learn How To Make Your Own Videos at the Maritime Museum

    Two Day Workshop

    Create and star in your own imaginative TV segments inspired by our Arctic Voices 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.  

    Date: Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 January
    Cost: $160, $140 (earlybird special to 10 January 2018) and Members

    Eventbrite - Reporting LIVE from the Arctic! – A 2 Day TV Presenting Workshop

    Claymation Creations

    Young girls participating in a Claymation workshop

    One Day Workshop

    Discover how to produce your own stop-motion and clay animations inspired by our exhibitions on show in this fun-filled workshop. Create your own animation to share and have your work featured on the museum’s YouTube channel. 

    Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018

    Cost: $70 / $60 members. Bookings essential. All workshop materials supplied.

    Eventbrite - Youth Workshops - Claymation Creations Animation Workshop

    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
    • Our Plan Your Visit page has everything you need to know about a trip to the museum.

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