Kids Tour

Want to explore the Dandenong Ranges Open Studios with your kids in tow? Here's some family friendly artist studios with lots of fun activities.

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Studio 1 - aerie studios @Burrinja

Lots to see and do here with 8 studios, the WABI SABI exhibition, kids colouring and refreshments. You can also go for a walk in the garden or play in the park before heading to your next studio adventure.


Studio 5 - Juet Sculpture

Walk the garden path and discover the beautiful junk sculptures. Each work is accompanied by a poem

Studio 6 - Joy Serwylo

Joy will have a table for kids to play with paper and explore bookmaking techniques. And the free Paper Delights workshops at 3pm each day are for all ages. Register here.

Studio 7 - Glenn England

Glenn will have a clay play table set up outside for children (and adults if they wish) to experiment with clay.

Studio 13 - Two Floors

This studio is going to have lots of messy fun things to do and see! Head over and get making!

Studio 16- Ross Miller

People of all ages can enjoy and succeed in his workshop. You will be using clay, sand, found objects like leaves, stones, toys and casting plaster (just like they do in CSI investigations). The workshop will take about 45 mins. to 1 hour to complete. We can stop work to watch Puffing Billy go by. Register here

Studio 17 - Mark Westaway

Create your very own mug. Print your name on a mug or use existing design.

Studio 19 - Tracey Roberts

Tracey will have colouring in opportunities all day, some instruments to play at the concerts and there will also be a music garden quiz.

Studio 21 - Ilana Payes Greener

See the beautiful children's book illustrations by Ilana