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A drawing of a greek temple covered with craft materials

Colour and Texture: Making Your Own Ancient Greek Temple (Cambridge Festival)

Fri 26 March - Sun 4 April


Do you know how colourful the ancient world was?

In this activity, ideal for children and families, the Education Coordinator at our Museum will show you how to draw a simplified Ancient Greek Temple and decorate it. All you need to do is follow the step-by-step instructions in our fun instructional video.

This activity is designed as a fun exercise for children, which also teaches them about temples and their architectural elements. Ancient Greek temples were not the white and yellow marble monuments we see today, 2000 years ago they were painted in vibrant greens, reds, blues and other colours. We will show you how to draw a temple based on the temple of Zeus at Olympia. We will then decorate it with scraps of paper found around the home to give it colour and texture.

Share your designs with us on our interactive online board from 26th March - 4th April. We can't wait to see your creations!

Enquiries and booking

No need to book.

This an on demand activity, the interactive online board for sharing your creations will be launched for the start of the Cambridge Festival (March 26th). For more information head the Museum of Classical Archaeology website.



Available on Demand

12:00am-11:59pm daily from Friday 26 March until Sunday 4 April

All times

Fri 26 March 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Sat 27 March 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Sun 28 March 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Mon 29 March 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Tue 30 March 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Wed 31 March 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Thu 1 April 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Fri 2 April 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Sat 3 April 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Sun 4 April 12:00AM - 11:59PM


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