The Early Learning Program specifically focuses on children up to the age of 5 in recognition of the important role a museum environment can play in early childhood development.
A dynamic program for young children and adults to explore, enjoy and discover the museum together. The program encourages children to look closely at collection objects and be guided in exploring and drawing them. Eye Spy is designed for pre-school children aged 3-5.
Term 3: Virtual program. Starts Thursday 27 August
This term we will be offering Eye Spy as an interactive virtual program via subscription. This will be a free program. Bookings are essential. Bookings open soon.
Term 4: On site (to be confirmed): Starts Wednesday 4 November
Term costs (for onsite program only):
$48 per child and adult (+ $8 per extra child over 6 months)
$40 per child and adult with a concession card
$40 per child and adult who is a member of a Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery membership group (TMAGgots, Friends of TMAG, TMAG Foundation).
Bookings for the Eye Spy program are essential. Payment is required at the time of booking and is non-refundable.
Curious Caterpillars Playgroup at TMAG
This is a playful introduction to the wonders of lifelong learning in an environment of curiosity and awe – your museum and art gallery. A five week program will be offered each term to a new group of children aged 1 to 3 years and their carers. Through stories, hands-on experiences with museum objects, active play and exploration, children and their carers will see TMAG as a place of delight. Themes explored across the five weeks will include Curious Caterpillars, Fur and Bones, Moon Birds, Cold as Ice, and Artists at Work.
When: Friday mornings 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Term 4: Dates to be announced
$60 per child and adult (+ $8 per extra child over 6 months)
$50 per child and adult with a concession card
$50 per child and adult who is a member of a Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery membership group (TMAGgots, Friends of TMAG, TMAG Foundation)
Bookings for Curious Caterpillars Playgroup are essential. Payment is required at the time of booking and is non-refundable.