Digital Cultural Adventures brings the Chinese Museum to your students!
Through exploring a themed collection of objects, images and stories, students can discover how Chinese-Australians have contributed to Australia's society and culture for more than 200 years.
Choose from six themed programs aligned with year level content that supports the Victorian Curriculum. The programs particularly support learning related to:
Through the virtual, interactive, DCA programs, students can learn about Ancient Chinese innovations that changed the world, the legend of the Chinese dragon and its importance in Chinese New Year festivities, the Chinese people on the Australian goldfields, or participate in a Kung Fu class.
All programs are facilitated via Webex, Zoom, MS Teams or the video-conferencing platform recommended by your education authority/jurisdiction and are presented by experienced guides.
“An excellent presentation, moving at just the right pace, which thoroughly engaged the students. In a time when we cannot travel, this was a great way to experience the Chinese Museum.” Grade 6 Teacher, Chairo Christian School, August 2020
How can my class participate?
Select one or more of the programs listed below and book it for your class, or hit our enquiry button below!
Booking Enquiry Form
To discuss your booking options, call 9662 2888 (and Press 1) or email [email protected]
We would also like to thank Multicultural Museums Victoria for their continuous support.
A virtual incursion program allowing students to interact with the artefacts of the Chinese Museum’s collection from their classroom. Facilitated live by an experienced Museum Guide, students can learn about Emperor Qin and his Terracotta Army, burial customs and inventions of the Han dynasty, and the importance of the Silk Road.
A virtual incursion program allowing students to visit the Chinese Museum from their classroom. Facilitated live by an experienced Museum Guide, students can learn about the reasons Chinese people first migrated to Australia in the 1800s, their life on the colonial goldfields, and the popular occupations they chose after the goldrush.
A virtual incursion program allowing students to visit the Chinese Museum from their classroom. Facilitated live by an experienced Museum Guide, students can learn about the myths and origins of the Chinese dragon, its role in the Chinese New Year parade and other important symbols in Chinese culture.
New virtual incursions! The new flagship program invites students to apply different cultural perspectives to the analysis of a range of primary sources relevant to Australia-China relations over the past 150 years. For secondary students only.
A virtual incursion program facilitated live by a Shifu master who demonstrates safe ways to use this ancient art form to develop strength, balance and mindfulness. The instructor also introduces students to the origins and health benefits of Wing Chun Kung Fu.
A virtual incursion program allows students to visit the Chinese Museum from their classroom. Students will make their own red paper lanterns and learn about the significance and history of lantern-making in China.
The Chinese Museum has launched an exciting new digital experience for schools called Digital Cultural Adventures.