Museum maestros, April 2014
You’ll find musical instruments made out of everyday materials in the Journeys gallery such as the dàn tre.
Come along to the April Discovery Space and make and play your own musical instrument using recycled materials. Then visit the Musical Garden of Australian Dreams where specially created interactive exhibits will tempt your musical curiosity.
14–17 and 22–24 April
10am – 1pm
Drop in activity, donations welcome
9am – 5pm
Highlights from the Museum maestros program, with children making and playing musical instruments crafted from everyday materials.
Participants became part of the Museum’s orchestra with Matthew Armstrong from Drummers not Plumbers, and tempted their musical curiosity playing specially created, recycled musical instruments in the Garden of Australian Dreams.
Fun at home
Be inspired by our Discovery Space school holiday program, download our activity sheets and make your own musical instrument at home.
Check out photos, videos and feedback from our other past Discovery Space programs
Young Masters, January 2014
Inspired by the Old Masters exhibition children had fun creating collage masterpieces and documenting their journeys, histories and family stories in our Discovery Space during the January 2014 school holidays.
See children's responses to Young Masters
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