Totally cool Autumn school holiday program

This Easter and April school holidays it’s TOTALLY COOL fun at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Bring the kids down for some crafty fun based upon the national audiovisual collection, including a penguin egg hunt! And don’t forget to check out the FREE exhibition Extreme Film and Sound: Stories from Antarctic, on until the end of June.

Penguin Egg Trail children’s trail
Easter egg hunting is back with a difference! This April join us for a penguin egg trail:
Ready … head to the reception desk. Set … collect your penguin trail map. Go … find the penguin eggs, answer the questions, discover amazing facts about life in Antarctica and be rewarded with a chocolate egg.
From Friday 6 –Sunday 29 April. FREE.

Creation Station Sub Zero Sound craft mornings
From Creation Station (Canberra) to Mawson Station (Antarctica), build noisemakers to create live sound effects for Frank Hurley’s 100 year old Antarctica silent film footage. Squeak, honk, holler and blow with a big screen performance in our Arc cinema – the grand finale to the morning’s sound effects workshop.
From Monday 16 April– Friday 20 April, 10am–12pm daily. Cost $5 per child (includes materials), adults free. Bookings essential. Suitable for ages 5 and up, children to be accompanied.

Action Station Freeze Frame photography workshop
Rediscover the magic of photography in this 2-day pinhole camera workshop. Make your own cameras, take a collection of shots, and take home a suite of amazing images you’ve developed yourself.
From Monday 16 April–Tuesday 17 April (2-day workshop), 1.30–4.30pm. Cost $45 per child. Bookings essential. Venue: NFSA and adjacent ANU School of Art (Note: NFSA drop off and pick up from ANU). Suitable for ages 10–13.


For all enquiries and bookings phone 6248 2000 (note payment required at time of booking).

For media enquiries:
Samantha McDonough
P. + 61 2 6248 2173
F. + 61 2 6248 8159



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