There are some fabulous family friendly exhibitions in town these school holidays. Check out what’s happening in your city below.
Rouse Hill House & Farm in LEGO® Bricks
Rouse Hill House & Farm in LEGO® Bricks features amazing models of the iconic Rouse Hill House, outbuildings, stable and barns constructed from LEGO® bricks with breathtaking architectural detail and accuracy by the Southern Hemisphere’s only LEGO®-certified professional, Australia’s Ryan McNaught.
Titanic the Exhibition
Rare artefacts were removed from Titanic before she sailed to New York, and a lucky few pieces survived the disaster secured in the coat pockets of those rescued. Original props and set pieces from James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster film Titanic are also on display, including a recreation of the famous “Heart of the Ocean” diamond necklace.
Sand in the City
Sydney Living Museum
Celebrating Sydney’s beautiful beaches, this fully interactive exhibition features dazzling models of our northern and southern seashores along with a pair of giant digital sandboxes with ‘projected’ scenery changing as your busy hands shift and sculpt a playful sandy landscape.
The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes
Fancy yourself a daring detective or super sleuth? Prepare to have your skills put to the test with The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, presented by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS). This adventure into forensic crime, conundrums and the positively puzzling premieres exclusively at the Powerhouse Museum on Thursday 1 June 2017.
Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman
Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman is one exhibition you can’t miss out on seeing these winter holidays. Take an extraordinary trip from sketches and models through to elaborate sets as these beloved characters take shape on screen. Highlighting over 350 objects from Aardman’s most amazing animations, celebrate the Oscar-winning studio’s unique artistic vision.
A collective of Melbourne based artists and creators have developed beautiful and mesmerising works to create a visceral and immersive experience at Scienceworks like never before. Be inspired by the splendour in the science and illuminate your eyes, ears and mind with LightTime.
Melbourne Museum has opened the doors to the Australian premiere of Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers – an exquisitely crafted and spectacular world of bugs where museum visitors can immerse themselves in the fascinating science of entomology and learn how these little creatures have inspired cutting-edge science and technology.
Inside the Brick
Fitzroy Town Hall
INSIDE the BRICK is coming to Fitzroy for its biggest LEGO expo of the year during the winter school holidays with their fantastic travelling Interactive Play & LEGO Model Exhibition!
Experience the largest Marvel exhibition ever presented, only showing at GOMA in Brisbane. Follow Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye and their allies and adversaries from the pages of Marvel Comics to their big-screen incarnations.
Happy Birthday Play School
Cobb + Co Museum
Come and celebrate with Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima at the exhibition celebrating 50 years of Play School, ABC’s much loved television program. This exhibition provides adults a chance to bring their childhood memories back to life, and children have an opportunity to see these icons up close and enjoy the colourful display of familiar characters.
Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks
Ipswich Art Gallery
Twelve iconic mega towers from Australian and Asian cities have been astonishingly replicated at 1:200 scale using only Lego® bricks. Get up close to Brisbane’s own Infinity Tower, the Gold Coast’s Q1, Melbourne’s Eureka Tower and the Sydney Tower. Amongst the international towers are Malaysia’s Petronas Twin Towers and China’s tallest building, Shanghai Tower.
Wonders of the World Lego Exhibition
Perth Convention Centre
Thanks to Ryan ‘The Brickman” McNaught, West Australians can explore a world of epic LEGO® masterpieces and learn about some of mankind’s most amazing achievements from all over the globe, in a fully interactive, educational experience.
Lights by Dreamworks-The Experience
Crown Pyramid, Burswood, WA
Shrek and Kung-Fu Panda will light up the Crown Pyramid from June. This is an exhibition style event with some of DreamWorks Animation’s best known characters in a large-scale lantern experience. Lights by DreamWorks is an interactive, walkthrough experience for people all ages, who will marvel at more than 100 of DreamWorks’ characters brought to life.
Newcastle Brickfest 2017
Newcastle Jockey Club
These July school holiday Newcastle Brickfest returns. This is a perfect family event with something for all members of the family. There will be original creations and collaborations as well as displays of LEGO sets for children of all ages. Including Star Wars USC, Duplo, Minecraft and our LEGO City layout.