HELLENIC MUSEUM SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

These school holidays the Hellenic Museum invites little explorers to brandish their very own shield, fight like ancient warriors, craft mythical Greek vases, participate in the boisterous ancient Dromena tradition and join in epic Greek story telling!! 

There are so many adventures to be had at the Hellenic Museum, so come and join us! Bring your courage and creativity!

BLOOD, SWEAT & SPEARS

11th January, 1:00 - 2:45pm

Recommended for ages 6-12

Are you brave enough to create your own mighty warrior shield -and take charge in an ancient battle? Join us as we learn about awesome ancient Greek warriors and re-create the action of Alexander the Great’s phalanx formation! Bring your bravery, creativity and a loud, terrifying warrior voice!!

Cost:

$15

VITAL VASES WORKSHOP

25th January, 10:00am - 12:15pm

Recommended for ages 7-12

On the 25th of January the Hellenic Museum will be turned into an ancient Potter’s workshop- and we would like to invite young artists to help us set our imaginations free. We will learn about ancient vases and craft our own vase creations, decorated with mythical monsters, valiant heroes and exotic animals that bring ancient stories to life.

Cost:

$15

MUSICAL MAYHEM

18th January, 1:00 - 2:45pm

Recommended for ages 6-12

 Take part in the ancient Dromena ritual to celebrate the summertime rebirth of the earth after its winter hibernation. Together we will craft the quirky and noisy costumes worn by ritual bell bearers, and don our creations to ring in the sun and a prosperous year ahead! 

 

Cost:

$15

SUMMERTIME STORIES

11th and 18th January,

11:00am - 12:00pm 

Ages 4- 11

Booklovers – both young and young at heart – are invited to a celebration of cultural heritage through storytelling these coming school holidays at Melbourne Book Market. ‘Summertime Stories’ is where books are brought to life by storytellers from Multicultural Museums Victoria. After each reading, kids will have the chance to participate in fun story-related activities, and parents can browse the Market’s huge variety of new and used books.

Cost:

FREE

THE HELLENIC MUSEUM

 

280 William Street, Melbourne 

Victoria, 3000

 

(03) 8615 9016

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