Article Source: Kids in Museums
First Published: 7 September 2020 10:12
Updated: 7 September 2020 10:15
After the success of last year’s Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt, which saw 50,000 families take part, we are back with another event perfectly timed for Halloween.
The campaign will celebrate the launch of new book, Where’s Wally? Spooky Spotlight Search, and encourage families to safely get out and about in museums over the October half term.
Families can join in the search for Wally at over 75 museums across the UK between 9 October and 1 November 2020. The event will be tailored within each museum to comply with their social distancing measures. Museums were invited to sign up for the campaign through the Kids in Museums newsletter.
Find Wally hidden around the museum, spell out a spooky phrase and receive a special “I found Wally!” bookmark.
Families also have the chance to enter the Where’s Wally? and Kids in Museums grand prize draw competition to win an ArtFund Family Membership and a bundle of Where’s Wally? goodies.
Alison Bowyer, Executive Director of Kids in Museums, said: “We’re thrilled to be working with Walker Books again this year. The last few months have been a challenging time for the heritage sector so we are pleased to support even more museums to hold a fun and safe activity this October. We hope to encourage families back into heritage sites and help them enjoy all the rich experiences on offer.”
The Where's Wally? Spooky Museum Search! will be held at the following venues:
• Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow
• National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
• Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther
Are you joining the search for Wally? Share your pictures using #WallySpookyMuseumSearch.
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