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Special Programmes (July – September)

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Unless otherwise stated, all special programmes are conducted in Cantonese and are free of charge. A valid admission ticket / Museum Pass is required for admission to fee-charging special exhibitions (if applicable). For the special arrangements under inclement weather conditions, please click here for details. For enquiries, please call 2180 8260. Programmes are subject to change and cancellation without prior notice.

Programme details

"Bedtime Stories" Children Programme
Special Programme in association with the Exhibition
"The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum"

Inspired by "The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum" exhibition, "Dr Sweetdreams" has created interesting children's stories and will share them with children in her House of Dreams. In addition to leading the children on a journey from ancient civilisations to the modern world, Dr Sweetdreams will guide them on a discovery of the secret codes of the exhibits through interactive games. The children will be encouraged to investigate the clues, find the exhibits, and experience an extraordinary learning tour of the museum.

Date 13 July 2019 (Saturday), 27 July 2019 (Saturday),
4 August 2019 (Sunday), 24 August 2019 (Saturday), 25 August 2019 (Sunday)
Time 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Venue Thematic Gallery 5, 1/F
Moderator Ms Lulu Kai (Host of children shows)
Target Children aged 4 - 8
Enrolment 15 children for each session (an accompanying parent is required) on a first-come-first-served basis. Please enroll in one of the five sessions. Enrolment starts on 5 July 2019 at 10 am and ends on 19 July 2019 at 6 pm. To register, please complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form).
Remarks Participant should hold a valid admission ticket for this exhibition or a museum pass.
 

African Dance Summer Workshop
Special Programme in association with the Exhibition
"The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum"

Traditional African dance is closely related to the ceremonial life of many African people and is performed mostly in sacred rites, with unique forms and styles. The Sowei Mask in the exhibition is worn by female dancers of the Sande Society of Sierra Leone. The dance instructors will introduce the characteristics of African dance and encourage the children to dance to the rhythm of the music to experience the culture and charm of Africa.

Date Session 1: 27 July 2019 (Saturday)
Session 2: 24 August 2019 (Saturday)
Time 11 am – 1 pm
Venue Education Studio, G/F, Thematic Galleries 1 & 2 and corridor outside the Permanent Exhibition Gallery, 1/F
Instructors Professional dancers
Target Children aged 6 – 11
Enrolment A maximum of 30 children for each session (an accompanying parent is required) on a first-come-first-served basis. Please enrol in one of the two sessions. To register, please complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form).
Remarks Participant should hold a valid admission ticket for this exhibition or a Museum Pass.