Childrens Activity

Creative Workshops:

for kids 8-14 years

A group of teens jumping for joy

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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    Rock the boat - Music video workshop

    Join our music video workshops. A group of tween girls participating on a previous video workshop.

    Two Day Workshop

    Create and star in your own imaginative music video inspired by our vessels and exhibitions. Learn clever techniques in music production, directing, choreography. Have your finished work featured in a special event screening for family and friends.  

    Date: Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 April 2018
    Cost: $170, $150 (earlybird special to 18 April 2018) and Members

    Book now

    Wildlife Wanderer - Photography workshop - SOLD OUT 

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

    One Day Workshop

    Ferry out to the spectacular historic sites and parklands of North Head for an adventurous photography workshop. Encounter diverse wildlife and flora, military remains, and stunning views. Build skills in using digital SLR cameras and learn photo editing techniques. Have your photos printed and exhibited in a special exhibition at the museum. Suitable to all levels of experience.

    This course is held in partnership with the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.

    Date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

    Cost: $85 / $75 members. Bookings essential. All workshop materials supplied.

    SOLD OUT - Please email to join the wait list

    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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