Creative Workshops

11 January - 19 January 2023

Kids aged 8–14 can learn new creative skills in our hands-on workshops 

Sign up for a hands-on school holiday workshop today.

Discover how to produce your own stop-motion animations inspired by our exhibitions in this fun filled 1 day workshop. Explore summer exhibitions including Shipwreck Odyssey and Brickwrecks for inspiration. Learn techniques in building fun and engaging visual narratives frame by frame with clay and lego as you create your own animations to share.

Finished works will be showcased on our youtube channel.


Take your photography skills to the next level in this 1 day intensive course. Be inspired by the museum's scenic surrounds as you go on outdoor photo shoots and master the art of shooting dark indoor spaces, moving subjects, macro photography and more. Learn to use manual modes on a digital SLR camera as well as photo editing skills.


Have your finished work displayed in a special exhibition at the museum.


Additional hygiene measures are in place to ensure families stay safe while enjoying creative activities. Find out more about the museum’s Covid-safe practices

COVID-19 Flexible Booking 

  • Please note if you wish to cancel your tickets after purchase for health and safety reasons, the museum will provide flexibility to re-book for a future event.
    However should the museum cancel the event you will be entitled to a full refund. 

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 the programs
  • Participants should bring their own lunch/snacks and wear suitable clothing, sturdy shoes and sun protection for any time spent outdoors
  • All workshop materials are supplied
  • No printed tickets are necessary, we will check in via guestlist 
  • Our Plan your visit has everything you need to know about a trip to the museum




Header image by Cassandra Hannagan