What's on at the Powerhouse Museum
Events and activities


Jewellery: Place and adornment talk
28 November, 2pm – 3.30pm
Discover how contemporary jewellery in Australia and New Zealand have managed to contribute to an international art form.


HotHouse: Water
12 November, 6pm – 9.30pm
Be inspired by thought provoking presentations, interactive workshops and meet like-minded folk. HotHouse is a quick-fire series exploring creative solutions to sustainability.


Wacky wire critter bug workshop
12-16 January 2015, 10am - 3pm
Join David Archer, artist behind Circus Arcadia (part of Circus Factory) and make your very own hand-cranked sculpture to take home in this one day workshop. Get an exclusive sneak peek into the inner workings of the automata as David takes apart one of his pieces within the exhibition to see the mechanics of the object and how it works. Ages 7-14
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Cogs’ Playground

Cogs’ playground

The Museum's Grace Bros courtyard has been transformed into a new outdoor playground. Children can enjoy hours of fun playing on the state-of-the art equipment.


Thinkspace - creative digital media workshops
Workshops and short courses designed to develop your creative and media production skills.