Families & children

The Weather Report

Tue 19 Feb - Sun 24 Feb | 10.00am to 4.00pm

Creative reporters needed! Join us to build an immersive environment over a week, creatively responding to our current exhibition The Weather Garden: Anne Hardy curates the Arts […]

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My Neighbour Totoro

Thu 21 Feb | 2.00pm

Miyazaki’s superbly animated tale is considered to be one of the best-loved family films of all time. The story follows Satsuki (Hidaka) and Mei (Sakamoto), two young girls who find their new home is by a mystical forest inhabited by a menagerie of fantastical creatures called Totoros. They befriend O-Totoro, the biggest and eldest of them, and king of the forest.

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Kiki’s Delivery Service

Sun 10 Mar | 10.30am

13-year-old Kiki moves to a seaside town with her talking cat, Jiji, to spend a year alone, in accordance with her village's tradition for witches in training. After learning to control her broomstick, Kiki sets up a flying courier service and soon becomes a fixture in the community. But when the insecure young witch begins questioning herself and loses her magic abilities, she must overcome her self-doubt to get her powers back.

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Draw Me In – Opening Party

Thu 4 Apr | 3.00 to 6.00pm

Celebrate the opening of Draw Me In, our Children and Young People’s exhibition, with family and friends.

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Moana

Wed 10 Apr | 2.00pm

An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity. Featuring songs written by Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Coraline

Wed 17 Apr | 2.00pm

While exploring her new home, a girl named Coraline (Dakota Fanning) discovers a secret door, behind which lies an alternate world that closely mirrors her own but, in many ways, is better. She rejoices in her discovery, until Other Mother (Teri Hatcher) and the rest of her parallel family try to keep her there forever.

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Zootropolis

Sat 27 Apr | 10.30am

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law.

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