Family Activities to Enjoy at Museum of Brisbane for January 2020

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All Christmas presents have been opened and you’ve welcomed the New Year with your family but there are still a few weeks left for the children’s summer holiday. No need to worry about keeping them busy and occupied during the break as the Museum of Brisbane at City Hall has lined up some exciting activities for the whole family this January. 

Aside from the daily tours, here’s what’s happening at the MOB in the next few weeks. Set your schedules in order because it’s going to be a fun, busy and educational summer break! 

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Custom Band Patches6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22
and 24 Jan 2020
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Studio

Learn how to design and personalise textile patches to be ironed on your clothes. This activity is open to all ages. Please don’t forget to bring your own piece of clothing. Book ticket

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High Rotation Family TourOngoing until Thursday, 16 Jan 2020
12:00 p.m.
Gallery 2

Take a family trip down memory lane of the past 30 years of Brisbane’s vibrant music scene with a tour of High Rotation led by our Museum Educators. For all ages | Book ticket

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Kids Fanzine Project with Jeremy StaplesSaturday, 11 Jan 2020
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Studio

Zine master Jeremy Staples will teach kids how to create their very own fanzine. For ages 6+ | Book ticket 

*Zines are independently or self-published booklets, made by cutting and gluing text and images together, then photocopying the final design.

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Rhythm and Drum MakingTuesday, 14 Jan 2020
Thursday, 16 Jan 2020
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
2:230 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Studio

Musician Jhindu-Pedro Lawrie will help children transforming everyday items into musical instruments. For ages 6+ | Book ticket 



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Summer Silent DiscoSaturday, 18 Jan 2020
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Dome Gallery

Kids can pop on some headphones and get groovy as the Museum turns into their own private disco. For ages 5+ | Book ticket

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Screen Print Wall Banners WorkshopTuesday, 21 Jan 2020
Thursday, 23 Jan 2020
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Studio

The children will learn how to design and print their own bold textile banner. For ages 6+ | Book ticket



Take note that children under 12 years need to be accompanied by an adult if they are signing up for the hands-on workshops. The adults don’t need to have tickets. 

For inquiries about these activities, phone +617 3339 0800 or email info@museumofbrisbane.com.au