Saturday, 15 October 2016

British Museum - Make your own mask to celebrate an ancient Egyptian festival this half-term!

There’s a jam-packed programme of exciting events for families this autumn at the British Museum. During half-term, come and celebrate the ancient Egyptian festival of Osiris – there will be lots of activities where the whole family can get creative. You can also get arty with free drawing workshops as part of The Big Draw or make something digital in the Samsung Digital Discovery Centre.
If you’re looking for ideas to explore the galleries together, try out our new digital guide for families. Take turns at being quiz master and complete fun and imaginative challenges all over the Museum. Plus, you can come and meet us on Thursday 27 October to tell what you think about the new guide.

Mon 24 Oct – Fri 28 Oct, 11.00–16.00
Enjoy storytelling sessions on Egyptian myths, create a festival barge to add to our cityscape, and make a mask of the Egyptian god Osiris to parade around the Museum and take home with you, inspired by the BP exhibition Sunken cities: Egypt’s lost worlds.

Sun 6 Nov, 11.00 & 14.00
Become a family of digital makers! Experiment with the latest maker technology and make your own marvellous masterpiece, inspired by British Museum objects made from metal. Ages 7+
Free, limited places
Sponsored by Samsung
Sat 22 Oct, 11.00–16.00
Take part in The Big Draw at the British Museum. Discover the Museum and the objects in the collection. Look at and draw shapes, patterns and architecture in workshops and activities suitable for all ages and abilities.
Free, just drop in
Available every day
You and your family can complete fun, creative challenges and explore the Museum through a series of special adventures.
£6 per game
Sponsored by Korean Air
On Thu 27 Oct come and meet us, play the game free, give feedback, and get a goodie bag. Fill in thissurvey and we’ll be in touch.