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MAAS - Design Family Day, 10am–1pm, Adult $15 Child and Members Free, Age: All

MAAS - Design Family Day, 10am–1pm, Adult $15 Child and Members Free, Age: All

Calling all makers and designers! Families of all ages are invited to come to the museum to engage in hands on making, demonstrations, talks exploring all aspects of design. Designers will be able to engage in activities related to Fashion, Architecture, Illustration, Engineering and more!

During the visit visitors will be able to visit exhibitions such as the Star Wars Identities exhibition where they can learn about costume design and see designs and characters from the franchise as well as The Ideal Home and Akira.

Visitors can then explore a range of activities influenced by these exhibitions and engage in design activities that they may have previously not been able to.

Activities include:

  • Fashion and design – visitors can explore the process of fashion design through a range of activities such as fashion illustration, pattern making and making their own wearable piece

  • Explore the intersection of Design and S.T.E.A.M through architectural challenges such as designing and building their own ideal homes, cubby houses, bridges, skyscrapers and more.

  • Visitors can visit the Volunteer Discovery stations and learn about traditional design processes explore lace making, weaving and engineering

Suitable for children and families of all ages. For more info, check the official website here

Image courtesy of MAAS

When: Sunday, 3rd March 2019, 10am – 1pm
Ages: All ages
Price: Free

Where: Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris Street, Ultimo, NSW 2007 

Parking: 
Wilson Parking (adjacent to Novotel Sydney Central), 179 Thomas Street, Haymarket
Harbourside Car park, 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont. Phone 1800 PARKING (1800 727 5464)

Discounted $15 all day parking is available for Powerhouse Museum visitors. To obtain the discount, your parking ticket must be validated at the designated machine located in the Museum shop before returning to the car park.

Onsite Cafe: MAAS Cafe
Awesome Coffee: The Q on Harris

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