Holiday Arts Academy at The Arts Village

Holiday Arts Academy: Oct/Sept 2023

In the October school holidays we are running two weeks of awesome 4-day programmes where young artists (8-12 years) will learn new skills, make new friends, try new materials, and create cool art to take home. Our holiday program provides a stimulating environment for nurturing young creatives. The Holiday Arts Academy runs from Tuesday to Friday, from 9am – 3pm each day.


Week One: Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th September

  • Tuesday: Funky Fash – Create a wearable art to be worn around your neck
  • Wednesday: Flag Dye – Create a flag inspired by nature
  • Thursday: Balloon Archery– Construct an archway using various balloons
  • Friday: Wool, Weave & Clay Press– Site-Specific artwork. Weave wool around the trees and build a Maunga (mountain) using clay.

Week Two: Tuesday 3rd to Friday 6th October

  • Tuesday: Land Art, Tall Story– Create a Land artwork from natural materials inspired from a story.
  • Wednesday: Boxed Inn– Create a house inside a cardboard box.
  • Thursday: Dye oh Dye– Create a natural dyed fabric
  • Friday: Lei Land– Site-Specific artwork. Create a Lei (a garland) from repurposed material.

12:1 Supervision Ratio.
Cost: $30 per day per child.
Materials are supplied but BYO kai, sunscreen/hat, & drink bottle.

Wearing older clothing is advised, as paint and ink will be used throughout the programme. Let’s get creative!