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There is light in the dark this winter, with a new immersive art experience opening at Melbourne's world-renowned science museum; Scienceworks.

LightTime at Scienceworks

LightTime brings together eleven experimental artists who present their 'other-worldly' bright and colourful works using lights, sounds and optics.

Opening 1 July and created exclusively for Scienceworks, LightTime blurs the lines between science and art to engage visitors with an immersive experience unlike anything else you will see this winter.

Not limited to young visitors, LightTime is perhaps better understood by the grown-ups. That said, your children will love exploring the open space filled with beautiful lights and sounds.

The installations that engage most with children would be:

Deep Dream by Kit Webster The 'Infinity Room', which sees a space filled with a mosaic of mirrors and changeable light displays.

Deep Dream by Kit Webster

Skunk Control by Epiphany's Genesis Mould into comfy beanbags whilst looking up to admire a beautiful collection of mechatronic flowers, which open up to display insect wings, skeletons and opals.

Drawing Rhythm with Both Hands by Eiichi Tosaki and Steve Stelios Adam An interactive installation, which encourages visitors to draw with both hands in the air, using LED light instruments. Children (and adults) enjoy watching their very own projected patterns projected onto the big screen.

Drawing Rhythm with Both Hands

LightTime is, as you'd imagine, a large dark room. Your little people are free to explore the open space, and will do doubt thrive on being able to do so.

Allow yourselves an hour to enjoy the exhibition with your family, or longer if you don't have to run around after the kids.

Scienceworks encourages families to enjoy this exclusive, immersive exhibition although there will be a NightLight event held after hours for adult adventurers on Friday 18 August, 2017.

5 x Family Pass Giveaway to enjoy LightTime at Scienceworks

Would you like to win a family pass to enjoy LightTime at Scienceworks with your crew? We've got 5 x family passes to giveaway!

Pop over to the following Facebook Post for a chance to win one of 5 family passes for LightTime at Scienceworks.

Tickets are valid for your general entry into Scienceworks, and will include the additional $5 required for LightTime.

To enter, tell us why you would like to win a pass. GIF comments are encouraged!

We will leave the contest open for one week, closing 5pm AEST on Friday 7 July, 2017.

Where: Scienceworks, 2 Booker Street, Spotswood, VIC
When: Opens 1 July, 2017 running until early 2018.
Website: museumvictoria.com.au/scienceworks

UPDATE: This competition has now finished and all winners contacted.

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