Education Programs Special Programs Mid-Autumn Festival Schools Program Dates: Term 3: 5 Sept - 16 Sept & Term 4: 3 Oct – 13 Oct 2022 Duration: 2 hours or 3 hours Cost: $17.50 per student for 2-hour program (minimum 15 students) $26.50 per student for 3-hour program (minimum 15 students) The Mid-Autumn Festival is a 3000-year-old tradition that occurs when the full moon appears largest in the sky. Celebrating family re-union, this festival program explores moon legends and traditional practices such as lantern making, riddle guessing, moon cake making and the Chinese tea ceremony. Two-hour program includes: Moon cake demonstration, Lantern making workshop, Moon legend stories and riddles, and a demonstration of the Chinese tea ceremony. Three-hour program includes: A fully guided Museum Tour in addition to Moon cake demonstration, Lantern making workshop, Moon legend stories and riddles, and a demonstration of the Chinese tea ceremony. Victorian Curriculum: Visual Arts Levels 3-10; History Levels 3-10; Intercultural Capability Levels 3-10; Languages (Chinese) Levels 3-10; Specifically: History / Levels 3 and 4 / Historical Knowledge / Community, remembrance and celebrations. To book, email [email protected] or click the button below. Contact Us Accompanying teachers and support parents are free. View or download our pre-visit information kit. For transport and student drop off & pick up points near the Museum view our location details. The Chinese Museum is a child safe organisation. View or download our Statement of Commitment to Child Safety Standards.