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Story Time

The Magic Brush

Wednesday 17 April 2024
10:30am – 12:00pm AEST
The Magic Brush

Bookings essential

$7 per child

Join us for Story Time as we encounter a heartwarming exploration of love, family and calligraphy through a reading of Kat Yeh’s The Magic Brush. After hearing the story, get creative with activities inspired by the magical journey and learn how to write some of the Chinese characters explored in the book. All materials provided. For children aged 4-10 years with their grown-up.

Can’t join us in person? Jump online on Wednesday 24 April at 11:00am for our free online Story Time with Auslan interpretation.

This program is made possible with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

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Access information

This program is wheelchair accessible and Auslan interpreted.

For access support or other ways to book please email bookings@npg.gov.au or phone 02 6102 7070 prior to your visit.

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