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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 December 2014

Exhibitions

Exhibition Opening dates and times Age in years
Pitcha Makin Fellaz Wednesday 29 October to Sunday 23 November
open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm

 

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

Family
ArtClub

Sunday 30 November, opening at 3pm to 4pm, to Sunday 14 December 
open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm

 

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

 
Family

ArtClub

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Saturdays
25 Oct,  and 1, 8, 15 and 22 Nov

ArtClub (7 to 12)

 

ArtClub (9 to 12)

 

10am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 2pm Sold out

7 to 12

9 to 12

Performance Club

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Saturdays 
25 Oct and
1, 8,15 and 22 Nov

Performance Club

2.30pm to 4pm Yes

9 to 12

 

Events in October

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Wed 1 ArtPlay Backyard 10am to noon No Family
Wed 1

Tracking with the Pitcha Makin Fellaz

10:30am to 12.30pm; 2pm to 4pm Yes

8 to 12 

Thu 2 ArtPlay Backyard

10am to noon

No Family
Thu 2 Re-inventing the Wheel 10.30am to noon  Sold out 5 to 10
Thu 2 Art and Big Ideas 2pm to 4pm  Sold out 7 to 12
Fri 3     ArtPlay and MSO Ensemble  10am to 3pm Sold out

8 to 13

Fri 3 

ArtPlay Backyard

10am to noon

No 

Family

Sat 4    Font Factory 10am to 4pm No 4 to 12
Sun 5 Font Factory 10am to 4pm No 4 to 12
Wed 8 Round and Round  10.30am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 1.30pm 

Yes

(10.30am session sold out) 

2 to 3

4 to 5 

Thu 9 Listen Softly  10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm; 1.30pm to 2.15pm   Yes (11:45am session sold out) Babes in arms and crawlers
Fri 10 Listen Softly 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm; 1.30pm to 2.15pm

Yes

(10.30am and 11:45am sessions sold out)

Babes in arms and crawlers
Sat 11 Doodle and Print 11am to 12.30pm; 2pm to 3.30pm Sold out 7 to 12
 Sun 12  ArtPlay Opens at 1pm due to Melbourne Marathon    
Sun 12 Art and Big Ideas 2pm to 4pm Yes  7 to 12
Wed 15 Primo 10.15am to 10.55am; noon to 12.40pm Yes 2 to 5
Thu 16

Primo

10.15am to 10.55am; noon to 12.40pm Yes

2 to 5

Thu 16 Primo Artist Talk 4pm to 6pm Yes Adults
Fri 17 Primo 10.15am to 10.55am; noon to 12.40pm; 2pm to 2.40pm Yes

2 to 5

Sat 18 Primo 10.15am to 10.55am; noon to 12.40pm  Yes 2 to 5
Sun 19 Primo 10.15am to 10.55am; noon to 12.40pm; 2pm to 2.40pm Yes 2 to 5
Wed 22 The Boy who Loved Tiny Things school group Sold out 7 to 10
Thu 23 The Boy who Loved Tiny Things school group Sold out 7 to 10
Sun 26 The Boy who Loved Tiny Things 10.30am to 12.30pm; 2pm to 4pm Yes 7 to 10
Wed 29 Surprise! 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm

Yes

(10.30am session sold out)

Walkers 2 years and under
Thu 30 Surprise! 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm

Yes

(10.30am session sold out)

Walkers 2 years and under
Fri 31 Listen Softly 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm

Yes

(10.30am session sold out)

Walkers 2 years and under

Events in November

Date Event Time Bookings essential? Age in years
Sun 2 Tape it 10am to 3pm No Family
Tracking with the Pitcha Makin Fellaz exhibition launch

3pm to 4pm

No Family
Wed 5 City Beats school group Sold out 9 to 12
Thu 6 City Beats school group Sold out 9 to 12 
Fri 7 Listen Softly  10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm  Yes Walkers 2 years and under
Sun 9 The Boy who Loved Tiny Things 2pm to 4pm  Yes 7 to 10
ArtPlay Backyard 10am to noon  No Family 
Wed 12 Playing with Shadows 10.30am to 11.30am; noon to 1pm

Yes

(10.30am session sold out)

2 to 5
Thu 13 Playing with Shadows 10.30am to 11.30am; noon to 1pm

Yes

(10.30am session sold out)

2 to 5
Technology and Children 4pm to 6pm  Yes  Adult 
Fri 14 Listen Softly  10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm  Yes Walkers 2 years and under
Sun 16
Massive for Babies  11am to 11:45am Yes Babes in arms and crawlers
Massive for 9 to 12 years  1pm to 4pm

Yes 9 to 12
ArtPlay Backyard 10am to noon  No  Family 
Wed 19 Massive for Babies  11am to 11:45am; 12:15 to 1pm Yes Babes in arms and crawlers
Thurs 20 Massive for Babies  11am to 11:45am; 12:15 to 1pm Yes Babes in arms and crawlers
Fri 21 Listen Softly 10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm Yes Walkers 2 years and under
Sun 23 Massive for 9 to 12 years  10.30am to 4pm
Yes 9 to 12
Massive performance  3pm to 4pm No  Family
ArtPlay Backyard 10am to noon  No  Family 
Thu 27 Couch Guerillas 10.30am to 11.30am Sold out 3 to 5
Fri 28 Couch Guerillas 10.30am to 11.30am   Yes  3 to 5
Sat 29 Couch Guerillas 10.30am to noon; 2pm to 3.30pm Yes 6 to 8
 
Sun 30
Re-inventing the Wheel 10.30am to noon Sold out  5 to 10
ArtPlay Backyard 10am to noon  No  Family 

Events in December

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

10.30am to 11.15am; 11.45am to 12.30pm

Yes Walkers 2 years and under
Sat 6 Wonder Fish Weaving 10.15am to 11.15am Sold out 2 to 3
Sat 6 Tricky Traps noon to 4pm No 4 to 12
Sun 7 Wonder Fish Weaving 10.15am to 11.15am Yes 4 to 5
Sun 7 Tricky Traps  noon to 4pm No 4 to 12
Wed 10 Round and Round 10.30am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Yes

(10.30am session sold out)

2 to 3

4 to 5

Fri 12 Sounds Like Somewhere 10.30am to 11.30am; 12.30pm to 1.30pm; 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Yes

(10.30am session sold out)

Babies to 5 years
Sat 13 Playground Beasties 10.30am to 12.30pm; 2pm to 4pm Yes 6 to 12 
Sun 14 Playground Beasties 10.30am to 12.30pm; 2pm to 4pm Yes 6 to 12