Photograph of a fish in a jar with a label, a scientific equipment item on the right of the image

Explore Science in the Museum: A free participatory workshop on science and cultural heritage

Curious about how science can be used in museums?
Free workshops on Saturday and Sunday 12, 13, 19 and 20 August, 1 – 2 pm: Join scientists from Sydney Analytical and the School of Physics for live demonstrations using equipment to analyse materials from the museum.

Join us to explore the world of colours in art, various types of film & plastics, liquids in museums and plants. Scientists from Sydney Analytical and the School of Physics from the University of Sydney will be showing live demonstrations of scientific equipment and how different techniques can provide valuable information to museums. 

Suitable for ages 12 and up.

Bookings essential. Parents/carers must book themselves as well as for their child/children.

Four workshops will be held 1 – 2 pm on the following days: 

  • Saturday 12 August
  • Sunday 13 August
  • Saturday 19 August
  • Sunday 20 August