Creative Aquarium Saturdays
4, 11, 18 & 25 Jun 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Rainbow Room
Celebrate the diversity of life and create your own digital sea creature. Join us as we discover what makes a healthy ecosystem and have fun putting together your own environments.
*Complimentary to ticket-holders of the exhibition.
Up to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Register 15 minutes before workshop begins.
Drop-in Paper Craft Activity
Saturdays 4, 11, 18, 25 Jun, 10am - 2pm
Sundays 5, 12, 19, 26 Jun, 10am - 2pm
Venue: Rainbow Room
Over the June holiday weekends, our Rainbow Room brings art, science and people together for enjoyment, learning and discovery through family paper craft activities. Drop in, make and take home your own fantastic art project related to themes from our permanent exhibition.
*$5 per pax. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
A Day in the Life of a Mineralogist
Fridays 3, 10, 17 & 24 Jun, 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Venue: Exhibition workshop space
Discover the world of gemstones in this hands-on demonstration revealing the working methods and collection of a mineralogist. Try your hands at using tools to examine minerals and their physical properties.
*Complimentary to ticket-holders of the exhibition. Up to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration stickers will be given out five minutes before tour begins at exhibition entrance.
Making Data Footprints
Sundays 5, 12, 19 & 26 Jun, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Venue: Exhibition entrance
Understand the fundamentals of data in this hands-on workshop: what it is, how it is collected, and how it can be visualised. Experiment, get creative with various materials and share your data visualisation project with friends and family.
*Complimentary to ticket-holders of the exhibition. Up to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Register 15 minutes before workshop begins.
Venue: Expression Gallery
Free for public
Enjoy special free screenings of two films celebrating the diversity of wildlife and the beauty of nature.
Animal Mundi directed by Godfrey Reggio is a short documentary which immerses viewers in a poetic and awe-inspiring world of biological diversity, celebrating the beauty of nature.
Screenings: Friday 3 June (Screened in a continuous loop until 3pm) 8, 18-21, 25-27 and 30 June (Screened in a continuous loop)
Whale Rider directed by Niki Caro is an Academy Award nominated family drama from New Zealand which combines the magnificence of nature with cultural heritage.
Screenings: Friday 3 June (Film timings: 3pm and 5pm) Fridays 10, 17, 24 June (Screened in a continuous loop) Rating: PG13
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These June school holidays, animals have taken over the museum! Visit our exhibitions – Future World, Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems and Big Bang Data – and see how many animals you can find.
Join us on Fridays in June for a series of child-friendly activities, as well as free animal-themed screenings as part of the museum’s film programme, ArtScience on Screen.
See ArtScience research in action and explore innovative ideas on show. With opportunities for interaction with the inventions, discussions with the makers, and workshops where you can have a go yourself, there is something to interest and engage all ages of visitors.
Free admission to the showcase. Register on the day at the ArtScience Museum lobby.