sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Boats for Sale MarineBusiness-World Sail-World Racing Cruising Int Magnetic Is RW Photo Gallery FishingBoating
Sail-World.com : Have a whale of a time this winter at the Australian National Maritime
Have a whale of a time this winter at the Australian National Maritime

'Whale Kids'    Jude Timms

Children will have a whale of a time at the Australian National Maritime Museum this winter in a range of activities for all ages inspired by our two major international whale exhibitions – Amazing whales – Evolution and survival and Beautiful whale – life-sized photography by Bryant Austin. Have fun making whale-inspired craft, go on an after-dark torchlight tour, take part in cool claymation and photography workshops or enjoy a hilarious circus show. With a special tour for the under fives’s on offer too there’s something for children of all ages.
Craft activities -  Jude Timms  

Craft Activities – Imagine me a whale!

5 – 12 years.

Sunday 29 June – Sunday 13 July … 10 am –4 pm.

Be inspired by majestic, mysterious and marvelous whales! Create a mobile, weave a story, print your own fabric souvenirs, craft collaborative installations and sculptures. Learn about undersea life through interactive games and having fun dressing up in costume.

Free with Big Ticket - adults $27, child/concession $16, family $70

Family Circus Show – Joe and the whale

Under 5s -  Jude Timms  


Suitable for all ages.

Saturday 28 June –Sunday 13 July (except Mondays) … 10.30 am, 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm.

What happens when Jo gets swallowed by William the Whale? A belly-full of adventure! Acrobatics, hula hoops, juggling sticks and circus tricks might just tickle William Whale enough to make him ah-ah-ah-choo-sneeze! Join us for a whale of a tale circus comedy these holidays.

Free with Big Ticket - adults $27, child/concession $16, family $70, no booking required

Under 5S Tours – Big blue Whale

Art in the dark -  Jude Timms  

Under 5s with carers.

Tuesday 1 July and Saturday 5 July … 10 am – 10.30 am; 11 am – 11.30 am.

Dive in and explore big and little, large and small creatures in special character tours for under fives's and their carers. Enjoy stories, sing songs and move and dance through the galleries in this fun filled learning program.

Child $8.50, first adult $3.50.

Bookings essential: 9298 3655 or book online here.

Claymation Workshop - Claymation cetaceans

8 - 14 years.

Thursday 3 or Wednesday 9 July … 10 am – 3 pm.

Discover how to produce your own stop-motion and clay animations inspired by the Beautiful Whale and Amazing Whales exhibitions. Create your own animation to take home and have your work featured on the museum’s YouTube channel.

Child $45.

Youth Claymation -  Jude Timms  


Family Torchlight Tour – Art in the dark

4 – 12 years and adults.

Saturday 12 July … 6 pm - 7.30 pm.

Join our special character guide, Wanda the Whale Rider, for an after-dark guided tour by torchlight through the Amazing whales and Beautiful Whale exhibitions. Create your own neon whale art to take home, have your face painted with glow-in-the-dark face paints then tuck into sea creature themed refreshments.

Adult $17, child $20.

Photography Workshop - Cockatoo Island adventures

Ages 8 – 14.

Tuesday 8 July … 10am – 3pm.

Photography workshop -  Jude Timms  


Ferry out to the spectacular shipyards of Cockatoo Island for an adventurous photography workshop. Build skills in using digital SLR cameras and learn photo editing techniques.

This course is held in partnership with Spitting Image Photography and the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust and is suitable for all levels of experience. All photography equipment provided.

Child $78.

For further information and a full program of the Whale school holiday activities visit website.

Whale Kids -  Jude Timms  


by Jude Timms


  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=123652

3:19 AM Tue 24 Jun 2014GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







Sail-World Cruising News - local and the World





Our new Cruising Editor editor remembers his first offshore adventure by David Schmidt, Sail-World Cruising Editor, Seattle, WA






Pacific Circuit Rally - 2015 by Island Cruising Association New Zealand,


All Points Rally departs this November by Island Cruising Association New Zealand,






World ARC 2014 reaches Australia by World Cruising Club,


A Mooring in Iceberg Alley by Rebecca Jackson,








Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,






















4.8 million Legos all at sea by Adam Clark Estes,












In search of the Duroc by Jack Binder, Coral Sea




Scientist pioneered tracer to reveal hidden ocean flows
Dredging activity near corals can increase frequency of diseases
World ARC heading out of the Pacific
Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt
Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast
Three Defensive Docking Strategies for Sailors
Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature
Dangerous conditions for boaters Byron Bay to Eden
PredictWind's Weather Routing opens your navigation options - try it!
Auckland on the Water Boat Show: Two new Bavaria yachts on display
AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti voted a success!
Sail-World Cruising Founding Editor Nancy Knudsen says farewell
Book review: Weather - you like it or not
Research shows marinas tops for economic, social benefit
Vaavud launches generation 2 wind meter
The drama begins - North West Passage sailors rescued from ice
Entering an unfamiliar bay - decision time
Baby Nemos finding their way home
High Latitude Sailing - Book of the Week
Will the Olympics make a difference to Rio pollution? *Feature
Blue Planet Odyssey, around world rally, begins   
Africa Europe Cruising Challenge now open for entries   
The real ‘Supermoon’ story   
Warm and noisy welcome for Oceans of Hope in La Rochelle   
Sailor rescued after Facebook call for rescue   
Solo sailing star's passion = busy environmental schedule   
El Niño (Part 2). Effects on the Pacific Ocean   
Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles (Part 1)   
Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles, photos   
The Galley Guys' favourite shrimp recipe   
Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters   
Vestas Sailrocket 3 - Over the Horizon   
Rescued sailors reach shore after dramatic ocean rescue   
Yacht abandoned 170nm north of New Zealand, navigation warning out   
Tidal current installations will increase boating hazards   
Abell Point Marina looking shipshape   
Dangerous conditions for NSW coastal boaters from Thursday   
Oceanis 48 at the Sydney International Boat Show   
Eco-Sailboat of the future - Catherine Chabaud at work   
Calling yachts in the South Pacific - rally to New Zealand   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph, contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW Cru SH
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT