Book before 01 May 2022
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 four themed programs aligned with year level content that supports the Australian Curriculum F-10. 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 Zoom, MS Teams, Webex 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
Benefits of the Digital Cultural Adventures:
Who is eligible?
All Public, Catholic and Independent schools/classes in NSW, ACT, QLD, SA, WA, NT and TAS
Bookings will fill up fast, so please book quickly to avoid missing out! DCA's must take place by 1st May 2022.
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!
To discuss your booking options, please call (03) 9662 2888 (and Press 1) or email [email protected]
Click here to download a PDF version of the program
The Museum of Chinese Australian History wishes to thank the Australian Government for funding through the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund, that supports this initiative to offer Digital Cultural Adventures for FREE!
Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative
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.
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 facilitated live by a Sifu 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 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.