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Australian National Maritime Museum - School holiday activities

by Australian National Maritime Museum on 11 Jun 2014
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At the Australian National Maritime Museum have a whale of a time this winter.

School holiday activities

Children will have a whale of a time at the Australian National Maritime Museum this winter in a range of activities for all ages inspired by our two major international whale exhibitions – Amazing whales – Evolution and survival and Beautiful whale – life-sized photography by Bryant Austin. Have fun making whale-inspired craft, go on an after-dark torchlight tour, take part in cool claymation and photography workshops or enjoy a hilarious circus show. With a special tour for the under 5’s on offer too there’s something for children of all ages.

Craft Activities – Imagine me a whale!
5 – 12 years
Sunday 29 June – Sunday 13 July … 10 am –4 pm
Be inspired by majestic, mysterious and marvelous whales! Create a mobile, weave a story, print your own fabric souvenirs, craft collaborative installations and sculptures. Learn about undersea life through interactive games and having fun dressing up in costume.
Free with Big Ticket - adults $27, child-concession $16, family $70

Family Circus Show – Joe and the whale
Suitable for all ages
Saturday 28 June –Sunday 13 July (except Mondays) … 10.30 am, 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm
What happens when Jo gets swallowed by William the Whale? A belly-full of adventure! Acrobatics, hula hoops, juggling sticks and circus tricks might just tickle William Whale enough to make him ah-ah-ah-choo-sneeze! Join us for a whale of a tale circus comedy these holidays.
Free with Big Ticket - adults $27, child-concession $16, family $70, no booking required

Under 5s Tours – big blue whale
Under 5s with carers
Tuesday 1 July and Saturday 5 July … 10 am – 10.30 am; 11 am – 11.30 am
Dive in and explore big and little, large and small creatures in special character tours for under 5s and their carers. Enjoy stories, sing songs and move and dance through the galleries in this fun filled learning program.
Child $8.50, first adult $3.50
Bookings essential: 9298 3655 or book online at ANMM








Claymation Workshop - Claymation cetaceans
8 - 14 years
Thursday 3 or Wednesday 9 July … 10 am – 3 pm

Discover how to produce your own stop-motion and clay animations inspired by the Beautiful Whale and Amazing Whales exhibitions. Create your own animation to take home and have your work featured on the museum’s YouTube channel.

Child $45
Bookings essential: 02 9298 3655 or book online at ANMM






Family Torchlight Tour – Art in the dark
4 – 12 years and adults
Saturday 12 July … 6 pm - 7.30 pm
Join our special character guide, Wanda the Whale Rider, for an after-dark guided tour by torchlight through the Amazing whales and Beautiful Whale exhibitions. Create your own neon whale art to take home, have your face painted with glow-in-the-dark face paints then tuck into sea creature themed refreshments.
Adult $17, child $20
Bookings essential: 9298 3655 or book online at ANMM














Photography Workshop - Cockatoo Island adventures
Ages 8 – 14
Tuesday 8 July … 10am – 3pm

Ferry out to the spectacular shipyards of Cockatoo Island for an adventurous photography workshop. Build skills in using digital SLR cameras and learn photo editing techniques.

This course is held in partnership with Spitting Image Photography and the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust and is suitable for all levels of experience. All photography equipment provided.
Child $78 Bookings essential: 9298 3655 or book online at ANMM

















For further information and a full program of the Whale school holiday activities visit Australian National Maritime Museum website

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