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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 17 September 2015

Exhibitions

 Title Opening dates and times Age 
Multiversical  Sunday 5 July to Sunday 16 August 5 to 12 years
Imaginary Architecture  Wednesday 9 September to Sunday 4 October 5 to 12 years
Please note:

Exhibitions are generally open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm.

However, at times exhibitions may be closed during certain events, please contact ArtPlay for more info.

ArtClub

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Saturdays18 and 25 July, 1, 8 and 15 August

ArtClub (7 to 8) 

 

ArtClub (9 to 12)

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

7 to 8

 

9 to 12

 

Performance Club

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Saturdays 18 and 25 July and 1, 8 and 15 August Performance Club 2.30pm to 4.30pm Yes 9 to 12 

Events in July

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Wed 1 Multiversical  10am to 11.30am Sold out 3 to 5 
ArtPlay Backyard  10.30am to 12.30pm No Family 
Multiversical  1.30pm to 4pm
(must attend both Wed and Thurs sessions)
Sold out 9 to 12
Thurs 2 Multiversical  10am to 12noon Sold out 5 to 8
Multiversical  1.30pm to 4pm
(must attend both Wed and Thurs sessions)
Sold out 9 to 12
Fri 3 Multiversical  10am to 12noon; 2pm to 4pm Sold out 5 to 8
ArtPlay Backyard  10.30am to 12.30pm No Family 
Sat 4 The Village and the Magic Drum  2pm to 4pm Sold out 5 to 8 
Sun 5 The Village and the Magic Drum  10.30am to 12.30pm Sold out 5 to 8
ArtPlay Backyard  10.30am to 12.30pm No Family 
Culture Keepers  3pm to 3.30pm No Family 
Wed 8 ArtPlay Backyard  10.30am to 12.30pm No Family 
Argus  11am to 12noon; 1.30pm to 2.30pm; 6.30pm to 7.30pm Yes 5 to 12
Thurs 9 Argus  10.30am to 11.30am; 1pm to 2pm; 3pm to 4pm Yes 5 to 12
Fri 10 ArtPlay Backyard  10.30am to 12.30pm No  Family
Sun 12 ArtPlay Backyard  10.30am to 12.30pm No  Family
Thurs 16 ArtPlay Inside Out  10.30am to 12.30pm No  2 to 5
Sun 19 Lullabies for Your Baby  10.15am to 11.15am;
11.45am to 12.45pm 
Yes  Babies up to 18 mths
Sun 19 Sun Prints  2pm to 3.30pm Sold out 5 to 8
Wed 22 Dancing Me, Dancing You  10.30am to 11.30am Sold out Walkers 3 years and under
Thurs 23 ArtPlay Inside Out  10.30am to 12.30pm No  2 to 5
Sun 26 Block Factory  10am to 4pm No 3 to 12
Thurs 30 ArtPlay Inside Out  10.30am to 12.30pm No  2 to 5

 

Events in August

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Sun 2 ArtPlay Backyard  10.30am to 12.30pm No Family
Pools and Reflections  2pm to 4pm Yes  9 to 12 
Wed 5

Dance a Story 

 

10am to 10.45am;

 

11.15am to 12noon

 

Sold out

 

 

Yes

2 to 3

 

4 to 5

Thurs 6 ArtPlay Inside Out  10.30am to 12.30pm No  2 to 5
Sun 9 Dancing Me, Dancing You  10.30am to 11.30am Sold out Walkers 3 years and under
Sun 9 Exploring Sound  2pm to 4pm Yes  7 to 12
Thurs 13 ArtPlay Inside Out  10.30am to 12.30pm No 2 to 5 
Sun 16 Sun Prints  10.30am to 12noon; 2pm to 3.30pm Yes  5 to 8
Wed 19 Clouds  10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes  Babes in arms & crawlers
Thurs 20 ArtPlay Inside Out  10.30am to 12.30pm No  2 to 5
Sat 22 Melbourne Writers Festival Details to be announced Yes  Various
Sun 23 Melbourne Writers Festival Details to be announced Yes  Various
Sat 29 Melbourne Writers Festival Details to be announced Yes  Various
Sun30 Melbourne Writers Festival Details to be announced Yes  Various

 

Events in September

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Sat 5

Dance a Story 

10am to 10.45am; 11.15am to 12noon

Sold out

 

Sold out

2 to 3

4 to 5

Sat 5 Dance-Draw-Dance  2pm to 3.30pm Yes  5 to 8
Sun 6 ArtPlay Backyard  10.30am to 12.30pm No  Family
Sun 6 Imaginary Architecture  12noon to 4pm No  5 to 12
Wed 9 Happy Sticks  10am to 10.45am; 11.15am to 12noon Yes  Walkers 2 years and under
Thurs 10 Happy Sticks  10am to 10.45am; 11.15am to 12noon Yes  Walkers 2 years and under
Sat 12 Paper Tape Torch  10.30am to 12noon; 2pm to 3.30pm Yes  5 to 8
Sun 13 Paper Tape Torch  11.30am to 4pm Yes  9 to 12
Thurs 17 Clouds  10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes Babes in arms & crawlers