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Snack Habitat Van

Learn about 'Buzzy-B' foods and honey bees as well as trying out kid-sized snack foods and activities.

Tape me a River

Imagine a drawing that has become bored of paper and wandered off the page in search of new adventure…

This Season at ArtPlay

These holidays we kick off with Crosshatched, where you can meet Monohar from Rajasthan India, and find out all about his traditional pottery skills.

What's on at ArtPlay

See what's on at ArtPlay during season 2, 2015 or download a text-only version of the ArtPlay season 2 program (Word, 91KB)

Bookings for season 2 events are now open.

Celebrating 10 years of ArtPlay


A snapshot of ArtPlay moments over the past 10 years.

ArtPlay extras

ArtPlay Backyard

ArtPlay Backyard

Come and play in the ArtPlay Backyard during the holidays and Sundays in May.

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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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Pony Café

Pony Cafe

Drop by child-friendly Pony Café for a great coffee or kids' platter.

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Contact us

Phone: 03 9664 7900

Email: artplay@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Location: Birrarung Marr, behind Federation Square
Melway reference: 1B R12

Opening hours

ArtPlay is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Please check the calendar for event details.

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