Program & Bookings

Education Program weekdays Thursday 19 October – Friday 3 November, 2017



Sculpture Workshops

Located at Tamarama

10am-11.30am AND 12.30-2pm

A unique opportunity for students to meet and work with a professional  exhibiting artist and explore materials and processes involved in creating sculpture through activities based on the Artist’s practice. The workshops will engage students with science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM), problem solving and creative thinking.

Maximum 30 students in each group.

Cost: $380 (includes Artist fee and a  Kids’ Guide Catalogue per student).

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

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 18 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 25 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


Red Room Poetry Tours

Located at Marks Park

9.30-10.30am and 11.00am-12.00pm and 12.30-1.30pm  and 1:30-2:30pm

October 27, and October 31, 2017.

Students will explore and engage with evocative sculptures with award winning poet, performer and educator, Candy Royalle. With inspiration drawn from the sculptures and the site students will create and recite poetry.

Teacher resources are also available.

Maximum 25 students in each group

Cost: 60mins – interactive poetry writing tour $250 per group