Holidays are the ideal time for kids and teens to get creative. Here’s our selection of short courses, exhibitions, activities and workshops to develop the inner artist in children of all ages.
From arts wellness activities to creating imaginative creatures and their stories, Bunjil Place has a whole range of activities, both outdoor and online, to get you moving and creating these school holidays!
21 SEPTEMBER – 11 OCTOBER
Let your creativity bloom these school holidays with brand new NIDA short courses available online as well as face-to-face at select locations around Australia. Now is the perfect time to try acting, TV presenting, drama, public speaking, stand-up comedy and more. No matter your age, experience or skillset, there’s a course for you!
28 SEPTEMBER – 9 OCTOBER
In ATYP’s school holiday drama workshops, young people will make new friends, learn about performing, gain confidence and most importantly have a ton of fun in a COVID safe and inspiring environment. Before and after class care available.
26 SEPTEMBER – 10 JANUARY
Bring the family to see the famous faces in this year’s Archibald Prize. With specially written children’s labels, artwork trails and the much-loved Young Archies competition, there’s something for all ages. Family passes available (valid 2 adults + up to 3 children) – tickets are timed so pre-booking is strongly recommended.
21 SEPTEMBER – 2 OCTOBER
As always, Yarra Plenty Regional Library has your School Holidays sorted! The theme this time is Mazes and Mysteries, with free activity packs to coincide with videos running on YPRL’s Facebook page each day at 2.00pm. Download the activity pack from their website.
19 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER
Calling all Kid Inventors! Have you ever wanted to build a chain reaction machine? Join tinkerer, inventor and comedian Jens Altheimer for his fun online workshops. He will reveal tips, tricks and secrets to setting up a successful chain reaction machine at home. Let your imagination go wild!
4 – 8 JANUARY
An action packed five day intensive at the iconic National Theatre Melbourne. Learn all about performing, build confidence in your voice and acting skills and even devise your own show! Join other talented young people passionate about theatre.
Book before Oct 1 to save 20%.
6 – 8 OCTOBER
Meet Kilgour Prize 2020 winning artist Michael Bell for a workshop on pet portraiture! Plus meet Michael’s pet dog Larry! Register online for this free event presented via Zoom.
29 SEPTEMBER – 2 OCTOBER
Riverside Theatres is opening its doors again for the Spot On Children’s Festival!
For the first time in 2020, Spot On will feature a mix of live in-person shows and live streamed shows, allowing families to choose how they join in the fun!