School Holiday Arts Events

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School Holiday Activities to Engage & Inspire



School holidays are almost here and so we have a sample of some of the wonderful things your kids can do these school holidays. There's a range of art workshops and events to spark creativity and develop creative skills across the Murray Arts footprint including music, drawing and drama!

If you take part in any creative holiday activities be sure to let us know- we'd love to see ! Tag us on Instagram or Facebook!

Nat & the Murray Arts team

Drawing Workshops | Kirrily Anderson | Paper Trail Studio | Chiltern
Oct 2, 3, 4

The program for these holidays will take place in the second week of the Victorian Holidays/first week of NSW holidays and includes a couple of new workshops, including a mentoring style session for older students. 
More info  
School Holiday Art Camps | Studio & Workshop within the Commonwealth Growth Centre, MAMA
30 September, 1, 2, 3 October, 10.15am - 3.00pm

Break up the Spring school holidays with a fun day of art and creative games at MAMA.This comprehensive art experience includes guided tours of MAMA's current exhibitions, art workshops, as well as active outdoor play in QEII Square.

Lunch and snacks are included.
Price: $50 per child. Suitable for ages: Primary School. More info

School Holiday Drama Workshop: New Frontiers | Hume Bank Butter Factory Theatre | Gateway Island Wodonga
1-3 October 2019

Be it expeditions into unknown worlds, interplanetary explorations or spending a lazy afternoon down a youtube rabbit hole – new frontiers are being discovered all around us, every day.
The workshop culminates in a short performance and meet the artists session for family and friends on Thursday 3 October.
More info
TROPFEST JNR Short Film Workshop |
Off The Beaten Track | South Albury
30 Sept, 1 & 2 Oct 

Students will work together as a team with Daniel Haritos a Melbourne based Director/Actor/Film maker, to create a short film for Tropfest Junior. Students will be in charge of creating the whole short film, including writing, directing, acting, costume.

More info

Exploring Drawing with Artist Kirrily Anderson | Arts Space Wodonga
2pm-4pm, Thurs Sept 26

If you love drawing and you are looking for something fun to do in the school holidays, join us for this two-hour workshop with artist Kirrily Anderson. The workshop will experiment with coloured markers and play creative drawing games to inspire young minds to think outside the box when it comes to creating art. 

Cost: $10 per child
More info

Intro to Printmaking Workshop
Quercus Beechworth

10am - 1pm, Friday 27th September

A fun introduction to printmaking for kids, where they will print leaves, feathers and other textures. They will come away with several prints plus one hand-printed calico bag. Bring a snack and smock/apron.

Strictly for ages 7+
More info 

Intro to Drama | Quercus Beechworth
Thursday 26th September 10am - 12pm 
Saturday 28th September 10am - 12pm

Wendy Taylor will grow your child's skills and confidence with the fantastic Drama workshop this September school holidays. Classes will be inclusive with drama games that are confidence and skill-building, direct instruction of specific performance skills, improvisation and script work. The kids will have fun and you'll see their imagination bear fruit. Ages 7+

More info Thursday 26th 
More info Saturday 28th

Cartooning Workshop | Splatoons Beechworth
2 October 

During the school holidays artist & Caricaturist, OZ from SPLATOONS Beechworth, will share his drawing techniques in this interactive workshop at the Burke Museum. Students will be invited to share their work afterwards, with a display at the Beechworth Library! Suitable for ages 8-12. More info 
Kids Workshop - Make Your Own Wall Hanging | Arcadia Beechworth
24 Sept

Up for a morning of crafty fun? Make a cool wall hanger with leaves, flowers, Pom poms and tassels.
All materials and snacks included. Suitable for ages 8 - 12.
More info
Early Childhood Music School Holiday Programs | Murray Conservatorium | Albury
1 October

A variety of musical programs for a range of ages from 0 to 7 years.

More info
Create a Colourful Coral Reef | Holbrook Library
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Dive into the world of the Great Barrier Reef and create sculptures bursting with oodles of fish and coral.

Bookings essential please call the Library staff on 02 6036 3262

Saturday Songs & Stories | Tallangatta Library 
21 September & 5 October

Bring your singing voices and clapping hands
Have lots of fun reading books and singing songs, finishing up with a craft activity
All children and their families are welcome, so come along and enjoy this free activity. More info
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