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 a hands-on school holiday workshop 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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    Photo Story: Cockatoo Island 

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

    One Day Workshop

    Ferry out to the spectacular shipyards of Cockatoo Island for an adventurous photography workshop. 

    Build skills is using digital SLR cameras and learn photo editing techniques. Have your photos featured in a special exhibition at the museum.

    This course is held in partnership with the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, and is suitable to all levels of experience. 

    Date: Wednesday 3 October, 2018
    Times: 10am-4.30pm
    Ages: 8-14 years
    Materials: All workshop materials supplied.
    Cost: $85 / $75 members. Bookings essential.

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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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