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Calendar of events

Please remember for most events at ArtPlay you are required to book in advance. If you prefer to drop by to join an activity or see an exhibition, refer to Free stuff to explore for available dates or see the calendar below.

ArtPlay events calendar to 14 September 2014

Exhibitions

Exhibition Opening dates and times Age in years
Too Hot for Spots

Wednesday 9 July to Sunday 17 August
open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm

 

(*NB At times exhibition may be closed during performances; please contact ArtPlay for more info.)

Family
Bark! Bark! Bark!

Thursday 21 August to Sunday 14 September 
open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm

 

(*NB At times exhibition may be closed during performances; please contact ArtPlay for more info.)

6 to 12 years

ArtClub

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Saturdays
19, 26 July and 2, 9, 16 August

ArtClub (7 to 12)

 

ArtClub (9 to 12)

 

10am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 2pm Yes

7 to 12

9 to 12

Performance Club

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Saturdays
19, 26 July and
2, 9,16 August

Performance Club

2.30pm to 4pm Yes

9 to 12

Events in June

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Sat 28 Boomwacker bonanza! For Dads

10.30am to 11.15am;

11.45am to 12.30pm

Yes Walkers under 2
Sat 28 What is a Puppet?

2.30pm to 4pm

Yes 5 to 8
Sun 29 Boomwacker bonanza! 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes Walkers under 2
Sun 29 What is a Puppet? 2.30pm to 4pm Yes 5 to 8
Mon 30  MSO ArtPlay Ensemble 10am to 3pm Sold out

 

 

Events in July

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Tues 1 MSO ArtPlay Ensemble 10am to 3pm Sold out
Wed 2 ArtPlay Backyard

10.30am to 12.30pm

No Family
Wed 2 Too Hot for Spots 10.30am to noon Yes 5 to 8
Wed 2 Flying Seeds 2pm to 4pm Yes 6 to 12
Thurs 3 ArtPlay Backyard 10.30am to 12.30pm No

Family

Thurs 3 Too Hot for Spots 10.30am to noon Yes 5 to 8
Thurs 3 Just for Kicks 2pm to 4pm Yes

9 to 12 

Fri 4 Nests 10.30am to 11am; 11.30am to noon Yes 3 to 5
Fri 4 Nests 1pm to 1.30pm; 2pm to 2.30pm Yes 6 to 8
Sat 5  Nests    10am to 10.30am      Yes    3 to 5
Sun 6  Nests    10am to 10.30am      Yes    3 to 5
Wed 9 Tape It! 10am to 2pm  No Family
Wed 9 ArtPlay Backyard 10.30am to 12.30pm  No Family
Thurs 10 ArtPlay Backyard 10.30am to 12.30pm  No Family
Thurs 10 Floating Worlds  10.30am to noon; 1.30pm to 3pm  Yes  7 to 12 
Thurs 10  Presentation by Anna Marie Holm 4pm to 6pm      Yes  Adults 
Fri 11 ArtPlay Backyard 10.30am to 12.30pm No Family 
Fri 11 Floating Worlds 10.30am to noon; 1.30pm to 3pm Yes 7 to 12
Sat 12 ArtPlay Backyard 10.30am to 12.30pm No  Family 
Sat 12 Floating Worlds 10.30am to noon; 1.30pm to 3pm Yes 7 to 12
Sun 13 ArtPlay Backyard 10.30am to 12.30pm No Family
Sun 13 Floating Worlds (presentation) 11am to 11.30am; noon to 12.30pm; 2pm to 2.30pm No 6 to 12
Sun 13 Too Hot for Spots (interactive exhibition) 3pm to 4pm No Family
Wed 16 Making Me 10.30am to 11.30am; noon to 1pm  Yes 2 to 5
Thurs 17 Making Me  10.30am to 11.30am; noon to 1pm  Yes 2 to 5 
Fri 18 Art and Book Playgroup  10.30am to noon  Sold out 1 to 5
Sat 19

ArtClub (7 to 12)

 

ArtClub (9 to 12)

10am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 2pm  Yes

7 to 12

9 to 12

Sat 19 Performance Club 2.30pm to 4pm Yes 9 to 12
Sun 20 Sound Worlds  10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes 4 to 5
Sun 20 Scribblebots 2pm to 4pm Yes  9 to 12
Tues 22 Henietta 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes Walkers under 2
Thurs 24 Henietta 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes 2 to 3
Fri 25 Art and Book Playgroup  10.30am to noon Sold Out 1 to 5 
Sat 26

ArtClub (7 to 12)

 

ArtClub (9 to 12)

10am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 2pm Yes

7 to 12

9 to 12

Sat 26 Performance Club 2.30pm to 4pm Yes 9 to 12
Sun 27 All Mapped Out at Open House Melbourne 10am to 4pm No Family
Wed 30 Boomwacker bonanza! 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm; 1.30pm to 2.15pm Yes Babes in arms and crawlers
Thurs 31 Boomwacker bonanza! 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm; 1.30pm to 2.15pm Yes Babes in arms and crawlers

Events in August

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Fri 1 Art and Book Playgroup 10.30am to noon Sold out 1 to 5
Sat 2

ArtClub (7 to 12)

 

Art Club (9 to 12)

10am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 2pm Yes

7 to 12

9 to 12 

Sat 2 Performance Club

2.30pm to 4pm

Yes 9 to 12
Wed 6 City Beats 10.30am to 2.30pm  Sold out 8 to 12
Thurs 7 City Beats 10.30am to 2.30pm  Sold out 8 to 12
Fri 8     Art and Book Playgroup  10.30am to noon Sold out

1 to 5

Sat 9

ArtClub (7 to 12)

 

ArtClub (9 to 12) 

10am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 2pm Yes 

7 to 12

9 to 12

Sat 9    Performance Club  2.30pm to 4pm Yes 9 to 12
Sun 10 Monster Madness  10am to noon  Yes  5 to 10 
Sun 10 The Big Family Sing  2pm to 2.45pm  No Family
Sun 10 All Day Fritz performance  3pm to 3.30pm No Family
Wed 13 Fall Down 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes Walkers under 2
Thurs 14 Fall Down 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes Walkers under 2
Thurs 14 Katie Evans - Craft Cubed 4pm to 6pm Yes  Adults
Fri 15 Art and Book Playgroup 10.30am to noon Sold out 1 to 5
Sat 16

ArtClub (7 to 12)

 

ArtClub (9 to 12)

10am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 2pm Yes

7 to 12

9 to 12

Sun 17 Dimensional 11am to noon Yes 5 to 12
Sun 17 Story Web  2pm to 3.30pm Yes 7 to 10
Wed 20 Making Me 10.30am to 11.30am; noon to 1pm  Yes 2 to 5
Thurs 21 Making Me 10.30am to 11.30am; noon to 1pm Yes 2 to 5
Fri 22 Art and Book Playgroup 10.30am to noon Sold out 1 to 5
Sat 23 Melbourne Writers Festival 10.30am to 3.30pm Yes various
Sun 24 Melbourne Writers Festival 10.30am to 3.30pm Yes various
Tues 26 Melbourne Writers Festival Schools program Yes various
Wed 27 Melbourne Writers Festival Schools program Yes various
Thurs 28 Melbourne Writers Festival Schools program Yes various
Fri 29 Art and Book Playgroup 10.30am to noon  Sold out  1 to 5 
Sat 30 Melbourne Writers Festival 1pm to 4pm Yes 7 to 12
Sun 31 Melbourne Writers Festival 1pm to 4pm Yes 7 to 12

Events in September

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Wed 3 Henietta 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes Walkers under 2
Thurs 4 Henietta

10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm

Yes Walkers under 2
Fri 5 Art and Book Playgroup 10.30am to noon Sold out 1 to 5
Sat 6 Sound Worlds  10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm  Yes 4 to 5 
Sat 6 Inflatables  2pm to 3.30pm  Yes 5 to 8
Sun 7 Shelter  noon to 4pm  No  Family 
Wed 10 Nursery  10.30am to 11.15am; noon to 12.45pm  Yes  Babies 4 to 18 months 
Thurs 11 Nursery  10.30am to 11.15am; noon to 12.45pm; 2pm to 2.45pm  Yes  Babies 4 to 18 months 
Fri 12 Nursery  10.30am to 11.15am; noon to 12.45pm  Yes  Babies 4 to 18 months 
Sat 13 Nursery  10.30am to 11.15am; noon to 12.45pm; 2pm to 2.45pm Yes  Babies 4 to 18 months 
Sun 14 Inflatables 10.30am to noon Yes  5 to 8