Illuminate Science: Family Day

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Illuminate Science Family Day

Easter Break at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Saturday 6 April

 

Families are also welcome to visit the exhibition during their visit for £2.50 per adult. Under 16’s go free.

Tickets to see Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing can be purchased via www. sunderlandmuseum.org.uk or at the Visitor Services desk in the Museum.

 

Physics Busking

11am – 12.30pm & 1.15pm – 3pm

In addition to being a brilliant artist, Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated by the science of light. Come and join us with the Institute of Physics for some light based “Physics Busking”; you have a go at fun hands on short experiments using everyday things and will be amazed at what you can do!

Suggested donation £3.

No need to book – just drop in.

 

Fluorescent Painting workshops

11am, 1.15pm and 2.15pm

Also come and channel your inner da Vinci and discover how light works with 45 minute fluorescent painting workshops. Watch as your creations come to life under UV light.

Suitable for all ages.

All children must be accompanied by an adult and come dressed for mess!

Suggested donation £3 and must be pre-booked.

To book click here

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Did you know?

L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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