April school holidays at the Western Australian Museum - Geraldton

  • WA Museum – Geraldton 2 Museum Pl Geraldton, WA, 6530 Australia

FRIENDS 4 EVA – WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

Holidays are a great time to hang out with friends at the WA Museum – Geraldton.Play games, make things, laugh lots, share secrets, find out fun facts and much more! What’s your friendship story? What’s your favourite way of remembering the moments you share with your friends?

Telling your story through pictures and paintings– workshop
Time:    1pm – 2pm      Date:  Wednesday 8 April
Time:    10am – 11am    Date:  Thursday 9 April
Cost:     $5
Ages:    6+
Bookings: essential as places are limited. Phone9921 5080.

Experience the stories from Warakurna: All the Stories Got into our Minds and Eyes exhibition and see how the artists use painting to record everyday events. Learn some painting techniques, tips and tricks, and paintyourstory.

Making friends – workshop
Time:    10am -11:30am    Date:  Tuesday 14 April
Time:    1:00 – 2:30pm    Date:  Thursday 16 April
Cost:    $5
Ages:    6+
Bookings: essential as places are limited. Phone 99215080.

Come and create your own special friend with artist Bianca McNeair who will show you the fun and easy traditional Woolly Dolly technique. What would your special friend look like and what would you do together? Your doll comes with its own personalised Friendship Certificate. The workshop includes a visit to Warakurna: All the Stories Got into our Minds and Eyes.

Gathering hidden stories – workshop
Time:    10am – 11:30am
Date:    Wednesday 15 April
Cost    $5 per child or $10 per family
Ages:    all ages
Bookings: essential as places are limited. Phone 99215080.

Join artist Bianca McNeairand discover the wonder hidden in everyday objects gathered from a walk in the urban environment. What stories do these objects tell and how do they relate to our journey? What will it look like when we connect our objects and stories in a collective artwork? The workshop includes a visit to Warakurna: All the Stories Got into our Minds and Eyes.

Friendship flowers– table activity
Times:    9:30am – 4pm
Dates:    Thursday 2 April – Sunday 19 April
Cost:    $3 ($2.50 per child for families/groupsof 4 or more children)
Ages:    4+    
Bookings: not required

Discover how to use your hand print to make a fabulous flower and include a secret message of friendship: a special gift for a special friend.

Friendship activity corner
Times:    9:30am – 4pm
Dates:    Thursday 2 April – Wednesday 1 July
Ages:    all ages    
Cost:    free    
Bookings: not required    

Friendship links
Make a link in the friendship chain and write a message to that special friend in your life.Will your message be secret or shared?You choose! How far will the chain stretch around the Museum?

Games to play with friends
We have a selection of hilarious games to play with friends such as fun word and memory games. You can also learn magic tricks while wearing a magic hat and cape! Have fun seeing your friends in a different way that will have you all laughing out loud!

Lego and Zoob
Get together with your friends and see what amazing things you can create with the Lego and Zoob sets.  

Trails
Times:  9:30am – 4pm
Dates:     Thursday 2 April – Wednesday 1 July
Cost:    $3 ($2.50 per child for families/groups of 4 or more children). Includes a takehome activity.
Ages:    various    
Bookings: not required


Venue: WA Museum – Geraldton 2 Museum Place, Batavia Coast Marina, Geraldton

Further information: Call 9921 5080 or visit museum.wa.gov.au/whats-on/school-holidays/Geraldton

Bookings: Required for some activities on 9921 5080

Programs are subject to availability. All children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.