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.
if the studio has this symbol it means it's family friendly...
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.
Walk the garden path and discover the beautiful junk sculptures. Each work is accompanied by a poem
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.
Glenn will have a clay play table set up outside for children (and adults if they wish) to experiment with clay.
This studio is going to have lots of messy fun things to do and see! Head over and get making!
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
Create your very own mug. Print your name on a mug or use existing design.
Tracey will have colouring in opportunities all day, some instruments to play at the concerts and there will also be a music garden quiz.
See the beautiful children's book illustrations by Ilana