Program Information

Education Program runs weekdays starting Thursday 20 October – Friday 4 November, 2016


Sculpture Workshops

Located at Tamarama

10am-11.30am AND 12.30-2pm

A unique opportunity for students to meet and work with an exhibiting artist, explore materials and processes involved in creating sculpture through activities based on the Artist’s practice.
Price includes a free Kids Guide Catalogue for each student.
Maximum 30 students in each group.

Cost: $350

Focus Tours

Located at Marks Park

9.30-10.30am AND 11am-12pm AND 12.30pm-1.30pm

Students will explore and engage with a selection of sculptures with a Sculpture by the Sea Educator. The tour focuses on individual and group responses and developing meaning-making and visual literacy skills through interactive discussion and activities.
Maximum 15 students in each group.

Cost: 60mins – interactive discussion tour $150 per group


Artist Spotlight Talks

Located at Tamarama or Marks Park (confirmed in booking confirmation)

10.30am-11.30am and 12pm-1pm

Meet and view the work of two exhibiting artists for question and answer discussion. Consider context, relationship to site, themes, materials and techniques employed in the works. An ideal case study activity for senior classes.
Maximum 30 students in each group.

Cost: $190

Photography Workshop

Located at Tamarama or Marks Park (confirmed in booking confirmation)

10.30-12.00pm every Thursday and Friday

 A great supplement to stage 6 Photography, video and digital imaging syllabus. Using the site and sculptures exhibited, students extend their knowledge of using digital cameras and explore light/shadow/contrast manipulation in manual mode, traditional composition practices, depth of field techniques and constructing narrative images. Cameras not provided.
Maximum 30 students in each group.

Cost $150

ESL Tours

Located at Marks Park

10.30-11.30pm weekdays

Led by a specialist Educator, the tour will introduce the exhibition, and present a selection of works with a focus on encouraging students use of language to describe subjective and objective responses to the sculptures and the processes involved in their creation. Worksheet provided with booking confirmation.
Maximum 15 students in each group.

Cost: $150


Located at Marks Park

Tactile Tours offer students with disabilities a guided tour with an experienced Sculpture by the Sea Educator. They are encouraged to interact, respond and engage with a selection of sculptures nominated by both the Artist and the Site Manager as being safe to touch. The Tours take place in accessible areas in Marks Park.
Cost: free
Bookings essential please contact [email protected]


Teachers Preview

Wednesday 19 October 4.30-6pm at Tamarama Park

Join the excitement, celebrate and preview this year’s exhibition on the last night of install. Meet exhibiting artists and view and discuss their work with them. Refreshments, Kids Guide, Exhibition Catalogue and Education resources will be provided. Limited places available.
Bookings essential.
Cost: $15 (Free for teachers booked into an Education Program)

Teachers Workshop

Wednesday 26 October 4.30-6pm at Tamarama Park.

Enjoy a practical sculpture making workshop with exhibiting artists developing activities based on their practice to take back to your classroom. Includes materials, educational resources and refreshments.
Cost: $40