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Design Your Own Pavilion

Design Your Own Pavilion

How do you make a pavilion? This workshop is for the young and young at heart, led by Tania Davidge and Christine Phillips of OoPLA. The workshop looks at what a pavilion is and how you can design one. Tania and Christine will supply you with a variety of materials, such as pipe cleaners, straws,…

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Mirka’s French Paper Food Workshop with Beci Orpin

Mirka’s French Paper Food Workshop with Beci Orpin

Join Beci Orpin in collaboration with the Jewish Museum to celebrate two of Mirka Mora’s passions: creating and french food. Using paper and glue and paint you can learn how to make classic french ingredients such as leeks, camembert, dijon mustard and baguettes in 3d form. This workshop is presented to celebrate MIRKA at the…

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Mindful Nature Cyanotypes with Zoe Arnott

Mindful Nature Cyanotypes with Zoe Arnott

Get ready kids – join artist and Creative Arts Therapist Zoe Arnott for a mindful nature treasure hunt and the cyanotype process! Come with your adults and engage creatively and mindfully with experiments in time and go home with some beautiful cyanotype prints.

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Club Kids Music Academy

Club Kids Music Academy

Club Kids Music Academy is a space in which children have the opportunity to learn, play, tinker and share in the joy of electronic music. Children are invited to experiment with samplers, drum machines and keyboards in an environment that fosters independence and creativity. Ideally for 3-10 year olds but open to anyone, Club Kids…

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A Journey From Waste to Wear

A Journey From Waste to Wear

A kids workshop on waste facilitated by Rachel Kelly, circular design activist and founder of E tū and artist and sustainability advocate Ulla-Britta Westergren. Understanding where products come from and where they end up after use are important factors in building empathy and curiosity for the supply chains in which the items are made. Raising…

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Bug Blitz

Bug Blitz

These hands-on workshops will take attendees to the natural world that surrounds MPavilion Docklands, teaching kids about the importance of biodiversity, as well as some crafty activities. Fusing science and art, these two workshops are the perfect summer holiday activity.   We recommend you register to attend this event to avoid disappointment. In accordance with…

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Rollerdisco: A wheelie good time

Rollerdisco: A wheelie good time

ALL AGES SESSION! Get your skates on, everyone! It’s time to come whiz around MPavilion Parkade at a fabulous Rollerdisco! Part roller-party, part fun-time city disco, this is a Rollerdisco your cityscapes are made of! Made possible by Malt Shop Rollers –  it invites you to step out of your shoes, and into an 8-wheeled…

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Circus in the City

Circus in the City

Come one, come all to the most exciting circus in town—your circus! Kids will love this series of workshops in the park with Westside Circus, developed to be a relaxed and engaging introduction to the art and skills of the travelling show. These organised workshops are for young people of all abilities and backgrounds. Learn…

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Design for Post-Carbon-Neutral Melbourne

Design for Post-Carbon-Neutral Melbourne

Melbourne is achieving carbon-neutrality. But why stop there? As cities grapple with how to respond to the onset of climate change, one option is to move beyond carbon-neutrality and achieve negative emissions. In this workshop for 12—14-year-olds, we are asking you, as young people of the 21st Century, to imagine and create a speculative design…

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Grass, twigs, leaves!: Botanical Monoprinting with TarraWarra Museum of Art

Grass, twigs, leaves!: Botanical Monoprinting with TarraWarra Museum of Art

We’re bringing a bit of the beautiful bush that surrounds TarraWarra Museum of Art to the city this summer in our hands-on Grass, twigs, leaves!: Botanical Monoprinting workshop! Join Yarra Ranges-based artist and educator Brownyn Ward for a morning making monoprints of grass, twigs, ferns, fronds, and leaves. Together with their parents or guardians, children…

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Prehistoric Art, music & dance with Ventana Collective

Prehistoric Art, music & dance with Ventana Collective

Inspired by prehistoric human traditions, this uplifting event will give children and adults new ways to appreciate the beauty of sound, movement, the raw elements of nature, and each other. Part interactive workshop, part interactive performance, this immersive activity uses natural materials found on site to create instruments, artworks and installations, and to decorate the…

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Melbourne Carbonscape

Melbourne Carbonscape

In this pressing era of climate change, Melbourne is taking significant steps towards going completely carbon neutral. But what are those steps? And how does any city really go carbon neutral? In this workshop for 12—14-year-olds, construct a physical landscape of statistics and strategies to represent Melbourne’s push to carbon neutrality in a tactile and…

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