Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Free Colonial History Comes Alive program at TMAG.

Contact: Kate Morris, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery
P: 6211 4153 E: tmag.bookings@tmag.tas.gov.au

Location: Hobart
Dates of Event: 10, 11 & 12 September 2013         Book now to avoid disappointment

Intended Audience: Primary School

A new round of staff led hands-on history sessions is now available for the newly installed colonial history exhibitions at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Students will explore the themes and ideas portrayed in the new Bond Store exhibitions, Our changing land: Creating Tasmania and Our land: Encountering an upside down world.

Students will be encouraged to make personal connections within an historical context by handling objects, wearing costumes and considering how 19th century colonial history has affected and is shaping the Tasmania of today.

Comments from teachers who have taken Colonial History Comes Alive. "This is an experience students are unable to have in the classroom". "Our class has been working on Tasmanian history...it was very relevant... they are actively engaged".

Book now to avoid disappointment.
Duration: 1.5 hour
Suitable for Primary grades.
Dates: September 10, 11, 12.
Times: 10:00 am to 11:30 am and 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.

Email: tmag.bookings@tmag.tas.gov.au