APRIL HOLIDAY PROGRAM Australian Museum Alexander The Great 2000 Years of Treasures.

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APRIL HOLIDAY PROGRAM Australian Museum Alexander The Great 2000 Years of Treasures.PDF

Australian Museum, What’s On April School Holidays, 13-28 April 2013

Theatre

THE GREAT ADVENTURES OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

Alexander the Great filled the hearts of generations with the spirit of adventure. What can we learn from history today during the device age? Do treasures from the past have magical powers?

When 12-year-old boy, Alex Average, discovers Alexander the Great’s battle helmet he is transported to a world of wild horses, war and wonder.

On his quest he discovers the virtues of great leaders and gains the courage and smarts to save the city museum from being demolished. Join Alex in making the biggest discovery of all…the great in all of us.

Recommended for children aged three years and over.

When: Sunday to Thursday, 14th – 28 April

Times: 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm

Where: Museum Theatre

Cost: $5 per person/ $20 per family (2 adults & up to 4 children) after general Museum entry

Or pre-book: http://www.australianmuseum.net.au/whatson

Workshops

MAKING MOSAICS WORKSHOPS

Children will work with a professional Mosaics artist to create their own work of art inspired by mosaics created from Alexander the Great’s empire. Workshop price includes a professional mosaic making kit.

When: 16 and 19 April

Times: 10.30am or 2pm

Cost: $30 members and $35 non-members, after museum entry.

Bookings essential: http://www.australianmuseum.net.au/whatson

TREASURES OF ALEXANDER WORKSHOPS

Create your own treasures that will last for millennia. Children will explore the history and the majesty one of the world’s great figures.

When: 15 and 22 April

Time: 10.30am – 12.00pm

Cost: $18 members and $20 non-members, after museum entry.

Bookings essential: http://www.australianmuseum.net.au/whatson

‘FOLLOW THE CONQUERER’ TRAIL

Pick up a trail card and children can follow the clues throughout the museum

and solve the puzzle facing Alexander the Great.

When: Daily

Cost: Free after museum entry

SHIELD CRAFT

You can decorate your own shield in the style of Alexander the Great’s army.

Add your own design. Try drawing your own Ancient Greek mythological creature.

When: Daily

Cost: $2

Alexander the Great: 2000 years of treasures

From 24 November 2012 to 28 April 2013

Collection from the State Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia

Exclusive in Australia to the Australian Museum in Sydney

Register to keep up to date with news of the exhibition at http://www.alexandersydney.com.au

Purchase tickets at http://www.ticketmaster.com.au or by calling 136 100

Exhibition Ticket prices:

Adult $24 / Child (5 to 15 yrs) $12

Family (2 adults + 2 children) $60 / Concession $18/ Children under 5 years free

Join the Australian Museum Members and receive free entry to this exhibition.

Note: additional booking fees may apply

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