Summer school holiday guide

Give your family a creative break this summer with our selection of activities, courses, exhibitions and performances.

Summer Fun at Bunjil Place

Get the family together and enjoy some creative fun in the sun at Bunjil Place this January with workshops, movies and a live outdoor performance by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra!

Jump into life this summer with NIDA!

Stretch your creative muscles with NIDA short courses for all ages in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane! Classes run from one day to one week and include drama, screen acting, improvisation and more! 10% early bird discount available.

Put your child centrestage

With Australian Theatre for Young People’s summer holiday drama workshops, your child will make new friends, learn about performing, gain confidence and most importantly have a tonne of fun in a COVID-safe and inspiring environment. Before and after class care available.

Creative holiday programs for every child

With small groups, individual attention and an emphasis on creativity and experimentation, the National Art School’s holiday programs are a great way to begin or extend a life in art. All classes are held in a creative studio and given by artist-lecturers who have a deep knowledge of the endless possibilities art offers.

The perfect time to discover your child’s singing voice

The Sydney Children’s Choir is highly regarded for its unique performance style. With an open and honest style of musical performance, the choir offers in-person activities that reflect their rehearsal techniques and respect for all young people.

Screen media skills for teens this school holidays

AFTRS’ School Holiday Workshops for high school students are the perfect pathway to develop your teen’s creative screen media skills. Book now to secure a spot and receive a 10% early bird discount available.

Create a masterpiece

The Art Factory is where kids can let their imagination run wild. Four art studios (Malvern, Balwyn, Essendon and Brighton) host daily craft activities packed full of bright colours and sparkles to get creative these school holidays.

Where art, culture and nature collide

These holidays, discover the larger-than-life permanent sculptures scattered throughout the Forbes Shire. Varanus, the 20-metre steel goanna (pictured), can be found just 4 kilometres from town.

Discover the wonder of the wetlands

An immersive family exhibition highlighting South West Victorian wetlands. Play on the huge Growling Grass Frog, explore giant reeds, orchids and explore, learn, create in our ‘Field Laboratory’. Suitable for all ages and free.

Take a dreamy sci-fi trip into artworks

If your kids are inspired by sci-fi, comics and fantasy movies, Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward is the virtual reality (VR) installation to take them to imaginary landscapes of rich colour and intricate patterns. These dream-like places are populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, explored via a network of travellators and gateways. It’s the screen time that will expand your horizons. At Murray Bridge Regional Gallery.

Teens star in new performance courses

Introducing Ministry of Performing Arts College (MOPAC) to Victoria. MOPAC delivers the complete package with dance, voice, and acting courses for Year 7-12. The intake for 2021 is now open. Enrolments are also open for our Summer School Program – A TikTok Musical #summerchallenge!

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