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ArtClub – Saturdays in May

Explore different approaches to making sculptures in the work of Yinka Shonibare and Giacometti. We will also explore photography using the theme of Photo Alphabets.

Shadows and Wind – 3 May

A free drop-in where you can explore the sensory world of the wind in shadows and projection. Make your own wind toy, then put your creation in a shadow performance!

Tingle Tangle

Come and stretch, wind, wobble and play in a big tangle of fun! Let’s discover together just how long a piece of string really is.

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 Autumn Season

ArtPlay for Artists Autumn Season

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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Close Encounters

Close Encounters

Make a real Japanese lantern from shoji paper and wood.

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Contact us

Phone: 03 9664 7900

Email: artplay@melbourne.vic.gov.au

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 Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Please check the calendar for event details.

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