Creative Workshops

12 Jan  19 Jan 2022 

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

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

Photography Workshop: Photo Pros (one day)

Wednesday 18 Jan or Thursday 19 Jan 2022
Cost: General: $165 | Members: $140 (or early bird before 13 Jan)
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Ages: 8–14
Bookings: Essential
Eligible for Creative Kids Vouchers


Take your photography skills to the next level in this one 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.

Girl in claymation workshop

Animation Workshop: Claymation Creations (one day)

Wednesday 12 Jan or Thursday 13 Jan 2022 
Cost: General: $75 | Members $65
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Ages: 8–14
Bookings: Essential

Discover how to produce your own stop-motion digital and clay animations inspired by our exhibitions in this fun filled one day workshop. Explore summer exhibitions including Sea of Light and Wildlife Photographer for inspiration and learn techniques in building fun and engaging visual narratives frame by frame as you create your own animations to share. 

Finished works will also be showcased on our YouTube channel.  

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

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


Kids on Deck
Creative Kids
Creative Kids Annual Family Pass
Kid's Activity Trail


Sea Country Activity Trail
Fun activities on Science Day at the museum
Kids Crafts and Activities


Sensory-Friendly Sundays Access Program