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The best place to keep busy during the school holidays is at The Art Factory!!!

School holiday time is when The Art Factory buzzes with excitement and creativity. Each holiday period we offer a dynamic program of art and craft workshops to inspire kids from 4 – 14 years of age. Choose the workshops that take your fancy and create masterpieces such as stunning mosaics, fabulous canvas collages and lots of other groovy craft ideas. All our workshops are facilitated by confident and talented artists who are dedicated to ensuring your child has an enjoyable and satisfying creative experience. Each program we offer new and original ideas and every artist takes home a stylish creation to be proud of! Have a look at the amazing artworks made during the school holidays in our School Holiday Photo Gallery.

  • Sessions times are 10am-12.30 or 1.30-4pm
  • Book in for a single 1/2 day workshop, or for as many workshops as you like!
  • If you book in for 2 sessions on one day, kids can BYO lunch and stay 10-4pm. Between 12.30pm-1.30 kids are fully supervised as they have their lunch
  • We provide morning and afternoon tea of plain rice crackers, apples and water
  • The holiday workshops are drop off-classes, parents are not required to stay

Holiday Program Vouchers make fantastic gifts. So if you know someone who would love to come to The Art Factory, delight them with a voucher to choose the workshop they want to come to! Call our office to order your gift voucher now. “The Art Factory is always my daughter’s number one choice during the school holidays. She can’t get enough of the brilliant activities on offer and is slowly filling her room with colourful masterpieces she has been creating at The Art Factory since she was 4! I love that the staff always make her feel special and as a result she is so proud of what she makes.” – Joyce, mum of Amelia

September 2015 School Holiday Timetable

Click here to download printable version of the September Holiday Workshops Optional: BYO lunch and stay for the morning session and the afternoon session.


Monday 21 September Castle Creations Make a magical castle you can play with. Make it spooky, sparkly or even a ‘Frozen’ theme castle Ages 4-10 yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

2-Day Mosaic Bedside Tables (Monday & Tuesday) Make a brilliant bedside table for your room. Design the table top and we will show you how to use colourful tiles to mosaic it. Then paint the legs your favourite colour. We Will be so busy!! Ages 5-14 yrs. 1:30pm

$90

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Tuesday 22 September Kids workshop – Sparkly Fairy Door Wreath Make this sweet door decoration with fairies, flowers & more. If you love fairies you will love this! Ages 4-10yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Wednesday 23 September Kids Workshop – Pirates and Princesses Make a treasure box for your treasures as well as a tiara or pirate hat Ages 4-10yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Kids Workshop – Dream Catchers How to make a dreamcatcher using colourful wool, feathers, beads and more Ages 7-12yrs. 1:30pm

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Thursday 24 September Pizza Art Have fun making these awesome crafty pizzas that look good enough to eat! Ages 4-10yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Pop-Up Garden Celebrate springtime with this garden box bursting with crafty blooms and creative garden critters! Ages 4-10yrs. 1:30pm

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Friday 25 September Cupcakes Paint and decorate this awesome cupcake to hang in your room. Ages 4-10yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Kids Art Workshop – Frozen Crafts Make a Frozen theme treasure box, tiara and more. Ages 4-12yrs. 1:30pm

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Monday 28 September Kids Art Workshop – Dinosaurs Create this incredible 3D dino world that you can take home to play with. Ages 4-10yrs 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Kids Art Workshop – Rainbow Fish An underwater masterpiece starring the most colourful and friendliest fish in the sea. Ages 4-10yrs 1:30pm

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Tuesday 29 September Kids Workshop – Toadstool and Fairies Make a cute fairy toad stool. Ages 4-10yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – North Balwyn

Kids Workshop – Owl Family Hook Board Not only is this creation useful to hang your bags and hats on, its also super cute!! Ages 4-10yrs. 1:30pm

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Wednesday 30 September Kids Art Workshop – Frozen Snow Domes Make a snow dome featuring your favourite Frozen characters Elsa, Anna & Olaf! Ages 4-12yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Thursday 1 October Kids Workshops – Rainbow Fairy Mirrors This mirror will brighten up your bedroom wall! Lots of painting & collage and maybe even a fairies! Ages 4-10yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Kids Workshop- Flouro Lizards Learn how to make these awesome flouro 3D lizards then make their jungle habitat. Ages 6-12yrs. 1:30pm

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Friday 2 October Butterfly Canvas Make a beautiful canvas collage all about butterflies to hang in your room. Ages 4-10yrs. 10am

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

Picasso Faces These abstract Picasso inspired faces are so much fun to make. Ages 4-10yrs. 1:30pm

$40

Book Now – Malvern

Book Now – Essendon

Book Now – Balwyn

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September School Holidays
August 24, 2015

We are busy getting ready for the school holidays coming up. Not only will the studio be busting with creativity and ideas, The Art Factory will also be busy at the ‘Create Space’ at The Royal Melbourne Show again this … read more

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