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Culture Keepers

See a story brought to life through song, drumming, dance and puppetry in this interactive performance!

Argus – 8 and 9 July

This theatrical puppet show explores the attempts of a little creature trying to find a home in a world where he just doesn’t fit in.

Lullanies for Your Baby

Enter the peaceful world of lullabies and take home a gift to share with your child forever.

What's on at ArtPlay

See what's on at ArtPlay during season 3, 2015 or download a text-only version of the ArtPlay season 3 program (Word, 78KB)

Bookings for season 3 events are now open.

Celebrating 10 years of ArtPlay

A snapshot of ArtPlay moments over the past 10 years.

ArtPlay extras

ArtPlay Inside Out

ArtPlay Inside Out

Join us for some artful play especially for 2 to 5 year olds.

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ArtPlay for Artists

ArtPlay for Artists

Share knowledge and ideas between artists, educators and arts professionals.

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Kids gallery

Kids gallery

See visual artwork created by children as part of ArtClub.

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ArtClub – 18, 25 July and 1, 8, 15 August

Learn about five different artists and experiment with a variety of mediums such as mosaic, painting and sculpture.

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Contact us

Phone: 03 9664 7900


Location: Birrarung Marr, behind Federation Square
(Look out for the red brick building next to the playground.)
Melway reference: 1B R12

Opening hours

ArtPlay is open for enquiries and bookings Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm.

Bookings required for most events – check the calendar for event details.

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