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.

Creative Workshop: Claymation Creations

Teenagers participating in a claymation workshop at the museum 

Wednesday 2 Oct 2019 | 10am – 4pm

Discover how to produce your own stop-motion and clay animations inspired by our exhibitions on show in this fun-filled 1 day workshop. Create your own animation to share and have your work featured on the museum’s YouTube channel.  

Suitable for all levels of experience. 

Cost: $70 / $60 members
Bookings essential

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Creative Workshop: Monster Mash Film Workshop

 A group of teenagers participating in a TV presenting workshop at the museum

Wed 9 & Thurs 10 October 2019 | 10am – 4.30pm

Create and star in your own imaginative short film inspired by classic aquatic thrillers and our new Sea Monsters exhibition. Learn clever techniques in green-screen, scripting, directing, acting and special effects in film-making as you produce your own creative digital stories. Have your finished work displayed for family and friends in a special-event cinema screening.

Cost: $140 members or early bird (before 2 Oct), $160 general
Bookings essential

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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.