12 ways to find your creativity and inspiration online

Some digital arts activities are designed to educate while others to entertain. This resource will get you inspired and involved in a simple click.

As we return to a ‘new normal’ the arts have never been more essential. Throughout iso our creative communities continued to entertain, educate and inspire online.

Here are a few digital arts activities, including online events, exhibitions, workshops, courses and more, all just a click or tap away.


Twenty: two decades of Queensland photography

Remember, see and feel the last 20 years through Twenty. State Library of Queensland’s astonishing online exhibition is immortalising pivotal and simple moments in time. Featuring the photographs of John Gollings, Mick Richards, Jo-Anne Driessens and more.

Digital fun for school holidays!

Bunjil Place is your one-stop-shop for fun these school holidays. From hip hop workshops and ballet classes to scavenger hunts and daily craft prompts, we’ve got stacks of digital activities you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home! 

Try a NIDA online short course this Winter!

Kick-start your creativity with a short course from the National Institute of Dramatic Art. With classes for children, young people and adults, choose from acting and audition preparation, TV presenting, voice, writing and more. 


Holiday Drama Online

ATYP (Australian Theatre for Young People)is offering a series of fantastic school holiday drama workshops online. Having perfected their delivery over the last term, they know young people will spend the holidays meeting new friends, creating a great show and having fun.


AFTRS Postgraduate Information Week: Online from 6-11 July 2020

Join the ranks of Australia’s most celebrated storytellers with a career-accelerating course at the nation’s premier screen arts and broadcast school. Register now for the first-ever virtual edition of this in-demand event.


Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s School Holiday Program

Yarra Plenty Regional Library has your School Holidays sorted. Supplying free activity packs to compliment videos running on their Facebook. Just email your local branch to order a pack and pick it up as part of their Click & Collect service.

CQUniversity’s CQCM Courses

Study with professional theatre directors and top Australian musicians. CQUniversity’s CQCM continues to pursue excellence and innovation making it one of Australia’s leading providers in arts education.

FCAC Radio, your new favourite podcast series

Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) is launching two new online programs profiling local contemporary artists. FCAC Radio is a podcast exploring the intersection of art and social justice, and FCAC Writes features newly commissioned writing from the perspective of diverse writers.

Horizon Festival 2020 Digital Program

Horizon Festival is rolling with the punches of 2020, adapting their 10-day format to deliver a program of digital artworks, events, conversations + experiences from June-August. June program now live – dive in from the comfort of your own home.

Register for Queensland Ballet Academy’s Elite Training Series

The Elite Training Series Online provides aspiring young dancers with a professional ballet training experience these school holidays. With two sessions available in July, participants will enjoy exclusive access to our world-class faculty, live online classes, insightful information sessions and Q&As. Open to ages 10 – 16 years. Image by by David Kelly.

Session 1: 6 – 8 July 2020
Session 2: 9 – 11 July 2020


Issho Editions – “Issho” Means “Together”!

The Japan Foundation, Sydney’s free online program, Issho Editions, starts June 30th. Themed around Japanese pop culture, crafts, music and dance, Issho Editions brings everyone together digitally. These pre-recorded videos and livestream workshops will have you crafting, dancing and more!

Bowery Online Program 2020

Creative Brimbank and the Bowery Theatre have commissioned 10 bold performing arts projects as part of the theatre’s move to online programming. Projects will be rolled out online on Creative Brimbank’s Facebook.

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