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Creative activities for spring school holidays (online and IRL)

Holidays are the ideal time for kids and teens to get creative.
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ArtsHub Australia

Thursday 10 September, 2020

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.

SEPTEMBER

Get active these school holidays!

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

Spring into action with a NIDA short course!



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

See you in person for Holiday Drama



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

Archibald Prize + Young Archies



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

Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s School Holiday Program



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

FAC Invention Factory | Make a Rube Goldberg ‘chain reaction’ machine!



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

2021 Intensive Drama Summer School



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

Draw your Pet with Michael Bell



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

Spot On Children’s Festival



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!




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