Sign up for a 1 or 2-day hands-on school holiday workshop today
Every school holidays, we host full-day workshops for kids to learn creative skills. Aimed at kids aged 8-14, courses include photography, animation, print-making and videography. These autumn holidays join us for two 2-day workshops in photography and videography, or a 1-day workshop on claymation.
Macro with mini beasts - 1 day Photography Workshop
Wednesday 17 April, 10am – 5pm
Inspired by our Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, learn to create your own ‘wild’ scenes with specimens, plants and insects to photograph in macro. Take a photo shoot around the museum and build skills in using digital SLR cameras. Have your photos printed and showcased in a special exhibition.
Digital storytelling and film-making - 2 day Workshop
Tuesday 23 - Wednesday 24 April, 10am – 5pm
Create and star in imaginative short narrative films inspired by the museum. Learn clever techniques in scripting, performing to camera, filming and directing creative cinema. Have your finished work featured in a special-event screening for family and friends.
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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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