Special parent-child sessions (II)
The music box can be traced back to the European Renaissance and its invention spawned many amazing automated musical instruments. Participants first come to MAM to aprreciate, through a theatrical guided tour, The Long Journey: The Forbidden City and Maritime Silk Road, an exhibition of much artistic and scientific value, to get to know scientific instruments and theories of the West brought into the Forbidden City by western missionaries, as well as the respective emulations by the Chinese imperial workshops, including the music boxes and some very exquisite clocks – treasures that gave the Forbidden City wonderful western music. After that participants will move to the acoustics exhibition hall at the Macao Science Center to learn about scientific principles behind musical instruments and then take part in an unforgettable workshop about music box making.
Target: Children aged 6 -12 accompanied by one of his/her parents
Quota: Maximum of 12 teams
Venue: MAM & MSC (first assemble at special exhibition room on 4th floor, MAM)
Date: 8th March, 2020
Registration: On first come first served basis.