The arts

​​​​​Resources to help you include the arts in your child's educational program.

Online resources:


  • ArtPlayInteractive creative activities for children up to 12 years old in Melbourne.
  • Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
    Details of family-friendly performances, and opportunities to go on guided tours of some rehearsals.
  • Fire Station Print Studio
    Open access arts facility in Armadale for printing, linocut, etching and letterpress.
  • Art Outdoors
    Public art and street art around the City of Melbourne.
  • City Gallery
    Free quarterly exhibitions on city life, past and present at Melbourne Town Hall.
  • Signal Program
    A creative studio for young people aged 13–25 located in Melbourne's CBD, offering young people opportunities to collaborate with professional artists through multi-art form workshops and mentoring.
  • Platform Arts (formerly Courthouse Youth Arts)
    A Geelong-based initiative to give young people a chance to participate and gain experience in numerous artistic activities.​
  • ArtVo
    A museum in Melbourne’s Docklands that features interactive ‘trick‘ artworks.​