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Holiday activities at Howick’s Polish Museum

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There’s plenty of artistic activities on offer at the Polish Heritage Trust Museum. File photo supplied

Coming up in July the Polish Heritage Trust Museum at 125 Elliot Street has two family workshops during the school holidays and an exhibition linked to the East Auckland Art Trail and the Polish Parliament Year at the Polish Museum in Howick.

Exhibition: Polish Comics and their Creators. July 2-16 or book your own group time.

Comics were outlawed as a ‘demoralising Western influence’ from 1947-57 in Eastern Bloc Poland. Find out about the fight for publication freedom by graphic illustrators and authors as well as a survey of their works. Museum entry is by donation. Groups by prior booking (small fee). Also available as a presentation for booked groups on a date to suit.

Workshop: Polish Comics.  July 6 from 10am-12pm or book your own group time.

An educational presentation and activity for the school holidays. Learn about the creators, stories and history of Polish comics. Make comic character craftwork to take home. For ages 5-adult. $10 per person, includes craft materials.

Workshop: Astronomer Copernicus.  July 9 from 2pm-4pm or book your own group time.

An educational presentation and activity for the school holidays. Learn about the scientific work and discoveries of Copernicus in this 550th year of his birth anniversary. Create a model of the heliocentric solar system to take home. For ages 6-adult. $10 per person, includes craft materials.

To book, phone 533 3530 or email phtmuseum@outlook.com.

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