Bag weaving and Greek mythology: School holidays at the Chau Chak Wing Museum

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The autumn school holidays are almost here and the Chau Chak Wing Museum in Sydney has a range of activities designed for kids aged 6-12.  

Come along and write poetry inspired by Biennale of Sydney artworks, make a traditional Papua New Guinean bag and help decorate an ancient Greek vase.  

All activities will take place on Level 4 of the Chau Chak Wing Museum, University Place Camperdown. Plan your visit by visiting the website: www.sydney.edu.au/museum  

Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

Photo: fdcbuilding.com.au

Word Play Poetry with Katy B Plummer 

Responding to works in the Biennale of Sydney, Katy will use word games to help participants write poems expressing who they are.  

  • When: 10am-11.30am, Monday 22 April, Wednesday 24 April and Friday 26 April 
  • Cost: $15 per child, parents and caregivers free.  
  • Register here 

Art, Life and Stories from Papua New Guinea 

Discover more about one of Australia’s closest neighbours in this workshop, where you will learn to count in its national language, make a traditional bilum bag and learn to weave.  

  • When: 10am-12pm, Monday 15 to Friday 19 April inclusive 
  • Cost: $15 per child, parents and caregivers free. 
  • Register here 

Ancient Greek Myths 

Explore Greek mythology with archaeologists and ancient historians. During this workshop you will handle ancient Greek artefacts, hear ancient mythological stories and help decorate an ancient Greek vase.  

  • When: 10am-12pm, Monday 15 to Friday 19 April inclusive 
  • Cost: $15 per child, parents and caregivers free. 
  • Register here
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