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Ghost Nets of the Ocean Festival

Asian Civilisations Museum 04 Jun 2017 1 to 5pm Free Admission Erub Arts, James Cook University

Explore the ocean on a marine adventure with the whole family. Get crafty and create sea animals, watch special marine themed performances, go on storytelling tours, participate in a special robotic workshop presented by James Cook University, and weave tiny turtles with the artists behind the Ghost Nets of the Ocean – Au Karem ira Lamar Lu exhibition. We promise a fun-filled afternoon at the Asian Civilisations Museum!

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

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DISCOVER

 

 

1 to 5pm

Try your hands at weaving marine animals with the Erub artists’ behind Ghost Nets of the Ocean - Au Karem ira Lamar Lu exhibition.

 

Lobby

1pm, 3pm

 

Listen to tantalizing tales from the sea by the Museum Story Whisperers.

 

Lobby

1.30pm

Groove to familiar tunes inspired by the ocean with Greenwood Primary School String Ensemble.

 

Foyer

2.30pm, 4.30pm

 

Help performers from ACT 3 International free Flipper the sea turtle caught in the the web of ghost nets.

 

Foyer

 

 

 

EXPLORE

 

 

1 to 3pm

Recall your museum adventure through a robot coding workshop with Dr Chris Walsh from James Cook University.

*Suitable for children between 3 to 6 years old.

 

River Room

1 to 5pm

Embark on a marine adventure in the Ghost Nets of the Ocean - Au Karem ira Lamar Lu exhibition.

 

Gallery 5

1 to 5pm

Join the Tiny Turtles in a hunt for their marine friends in the galleries through this fun adventure trail.

 

* Present the completed trail to the museum front desk to collect a

special gift. Limited to one per child.

 

Galleries

 

 

 

CREATE

 

 

1 to 5pm

Use special tools and strips of colourful recycled paper to create a mini sea creature bookmark in this paper quilling workshop.

*Suitable for children between 6 to 12 years old.

 

River Room

1 to 5pm

Make and decorate felt fishes using colourful materials such as nets, strings, cardboards and beads in this recycle craft workshop.

*Suitable for children between 6 to 12 years old.

 

River Room

 

 

 

TALKS

 

 

3pm

In Conversation:

Artist & Curator of Ghost Nets of the Ocean

Auditorium

 

 

 

TOURS

 

 

3pm

HIGHLIGHTS of the galleries

Lobby

2.30pm

藏品精选导览 (MANDARIN guided tour)

Lobby