Art vs Science: Egyptian Mask Making


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Friday 7 July | 10am - 1pm
Drop and leave program

8-12 years

$45 per participant


Developed for children aged 8 to 12 years old


Please arrive at 9.45am to complete participant registration and consent details.

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Unleash your creativity and step back in time to ancient Egypt as you make your own Egyptian inspired mask.

Through an exploration of different materials, colours and textures develop your skills as an artist to create a beautiful and unique Egyptian inspired mask to take home.

During this workshop participants will:

  • Explore the Discovering Ancient Egypt exhibition.
  • Find out about the process of Egyptian mummification.
  • Create an Egyptian inspired mask and amulet to take home.


“I think that this program was perfect! I learnt more ways to plan and I really had to be creative! Thank you”
- Participant

“I loved the program, a perfect mix of science and art. I definitely recommend!”
- Participant

“This program is so fun and creative. You can do so many amazing things here.”
- Participant

Drop and leave programs

Drop and leave programs enable juniors to experience the Museum independently, discover and learn something new in an area of interest and access materials and resources that would not normally be available at home. All programs are managed and monitored by our experienced Learning and Engagement staff.

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