Kids can get creative in our map-making and painting with spices art workshops. On Saturday, be entertained by Glenn B. Swift, Storyteller Extraordinaire.
And on Sunday, experience the magic of an Indonesian Wayang Kulit (shadow puppet) performance and hands-on workshop.
Treasure Ships features the spectacular and exotic art produced for global markets in the age of spices. The exhibition, displaying art dating from the sixteenth to early nineteenth centuries, uses extraordinary works of art to tell the story of spice markets and shipwrecks.
Join the Awesome crew outside next to the wetlands area and make your own treasure map.
Design your own spice ship
Inspired by the ships in the Treasure Ships exhibition, create a spice ship using real spices and your imagination!
Saturday 10.30am and 1.30pm, Manhattan Lounge
Join Glenn Swift, Storyteller Extraordinaire as he entertains you with stories of treasure, shipwrecks and journeys on the high
Wayang Kulit (Indonesian Shadow Puppetry) performance and workshop
Sunday 10.30am and 1.30pm, Manhattan Lounge
Experience the wonder of this special Javanese art form, complete with traditional Gamelan music, courtesy of Perth’s Indonesian Consulate. Try your hand at shadow puppetry after the show.
10am-4pm, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October
Activities are free | Exhibition is ticketed, children (5-12) $5 | Free (under 4)
Suitable for ages 5 and up. Bookings not required.