Shark-inspired sketch club, mystery tours and more.

Experience our spectacular new exhibition On Sharks & Humanity through interactive daily talks, tours and creative activities for all ages. 

Art with Sharks

Drop in for an afternoon sketching session and mixed media drawing in the galleries. Be inspired by these spectacular sculptural forms in a class facilitated by one of our talented volunteer art educators. All materials provided. 

Cost: $8 or free with big ticket entry.
Bookings: Drop in - no bookings required.  
Ages: 8 to adult
When: 3.30pm- 4.30pm - Tuesdays, Saturdays or Sundays from 26 March - 2 June


Mystery Tours

Join our exhibition officers for fascinating insights into selected artists and their artworks in this exhibition. 

Cost: Free:
Bookings: Drop in - no bookings required.  
When: 12.30pm & 3pm daily* until 2 June

*Please check availability with front of house staff on the day of your visit


Cabinet of Curiosities: Sharks

Touch and learn about curious shark specimens at the Cabinet of Curiosities: Shark Edition. Size up a megalodon tooth, marvel at a hammerhead skull, put on a shark-proof chainmail glove just like Valerie Taylor's and more while you hear about the stories behind these fascinating species and why they are so important to the ocean ecosystem.

Cost: Free:
Bookings: Drop in - no bookings required.  
When: 11am -12pm & 2pm - 3pm daily until 2 June

*Please note that some items in the touch programs are replicas and not real.

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