Program & Bookings

  • Focus Tour, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Jessica Wyld.
  • Education Workshops, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Jessica Wyld.
  • Focus Tours, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Jessica Wyld.
  • Artist-led Sculpture Making Workshop, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo Jessica Wyld
  • Focus Tour, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo Jessica Wyld.
  • Artist-led Sculpture Making Workshop, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo Jessica Wyld.
  • ALCOA School Education Program, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Jessica Wyld

WELCOME TO THE ALCOA SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAM

The Education Program aims to provide both students and teachers with an informative, stimulating and multi-sensory out of classroom experience that enhances the learning potential for students and teachers visiting the exhibition. Our program consists of  Artist – Led Sculpture Workshops and Artist Spotlight Talks with exhibiting artists and Focus Tours guided by our team of  Sculpture by the Sea  Educators. We offer participants the opportunity to explore STEAM based activities, make, examine and discuss a range of creative, conceptual and artistic responses to site and landscape, form and contemporary ideas AND have fun!


Due to the evolving nature of COVID-19 in WA, please note the following updates and changes to the 2022 Alcoa Education Program for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, which will take place from 4–21 March.

After much consideration and in partnership with our Founding Sponsor and Major Partner Alcoa, Sculpture by the Sea has decided to move the Alcoa Education Program online.

In place of the onsite face-to-face program, we will be offering an exciting online interactive program in a bid to safeguard your safety and that of your students.


Online Artist Led Sculpture Making Workshops

Artists who have exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea and educators facilitate an informative, stimulating, and multi-sensory sculpture making workshop virtually via Zoom.

The program has been adapted to allow students and teachers to meet and work with an artist online and actively explore material, themes and sculpture making skills based on the artists’ ideas, processes, and creative practice.

For Primary and Secondary students, suitable for Stage 2 – 6.

Information packs will be sent to schools they will include lesson plans, Kids’ Guides, sculpture-making materials, and fun extras.

Location: Online
Dates: Weekday’s March 8 – April 1​, 2022
Times: 10 – 11.30 am and 12.30 – 2pm ( 90mins, flexible times are available upon request)
Cost: $300

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Artist Spotlight Talks

Artists who have exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea and educators facilitate an informative and stimulating talk about the artist, their practice, and their work virtually via Zoom.

The program has been adapted to allow students and teachers to meet and learn from a practising artist.

The artist will present a talk with images and information about their work. Followed by a Q&A where the students will be able to ask questions about the artist, their work and their practice.

Location: Online
Dates: Weekday’s 8 March -1 April
Times: 9:30am – 10:30am, 11:00am – 12:00pm and 12:30pm – 1:30pm (60 mins, flexible times are available upon request)
Cost: $190 (for a class of up to 30 students) includes artist’s fee and learning resources.

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For enquiries, please contact:

Catherine Peattie – WA School Education Access & Inclusion Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 02 8399 0233