Sydney Visual and Performing Arts

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                      Sydney Visual and Performing Arts
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                      Sydney Visual and Performing Arts
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                      Sydney Visual and Performing Arts

The Concept

Inspire and motivate your students through exposure to some of Australia’s great galleries, museums, exhibitions, studios and workshops.

This 3-day itinerary is tailor-made to suit all ages, standards and group sizes. Simply select your preferences and create your own student experience:

Students from other states can fly or coach into Sydney, contact us and discuss the best option for your school.

Itinerary Day By Day

DAY 1 SYDNEY (D)

Fly into Sydney, before catching public transport to your accommodation in Sydney CBD.

You may like to include some of the following:
-Art Gallery of NSW (The Domain, Sydney) allow 3 hours- Be inspired by their extensive collection of modern and contemporary works, as well as viewing the distinguished collection of colonial and 19th century Australian works and European old masters. There are also galleries dedicated to celebrating the arts of Asia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Featuring an ever-changing program of exhibitions year round.
-Artspace-Woolloomooloo (allow: 1 hour) Artspace is a hub for the production and presentation of visual arts, and students will learn about how artists collaborate, facilitate and exhibit their work. Students will also learn ways in which artists can test their ideas and different approaches in a cooperative environment.
-Sydney Opera House (allow 1 hour)- Considered to be one of the major architectural achievements of the world, this is a great opportunity to view this magnificent building from a ground perspective. Take your time to walk around and take some photos. (Guided tours and backstage access tours are also available, at an additional cost).

Evening: tickets to an evening performance can be arranged

DAY 2 SYDNEY (B,D)

After breakfast at your accommodation begin your day with activities from the following visual or performing arts programs:
-The Museum of Contemporary Art (The Rocks) allow 3 hours- Australia’s leading museum dedicated to exhibiting, interpreting and collecting contemporary art from across Australia and around the world. Enjoy the constantly changing exhibitions, educational programs and the technology special effects exhibition (workshops also available)
-NIDA workshop
-Powerhouse Museum(Ultimo) allow: 2 hours- The Powerhouse Museum is the major branch of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in Sydney. With a strong focus on creativity and curiosity, a range of 12 permanent exhibitions at the Powerhouse is complemented by a changing program of temporary exhibitions and displays. There are regular tours and demonstrations, performances, workshops, forums and other special events held throughout the Museum.
-Brett Whiteley Studio (Surry Hills) allow: 1 ½ hours
-Brett Whiteley’s workplace, home and studio in the inner city suburb of Surry hills is now a gallery and studio museum. Participate in a 60/90/120 minute case-study discussion.
-First Draft Gallery in Surry Hills where students participate in a pathway to art workshop.

Evening options:
-Belvoir Theatre performance
-Griffin Theatre performance
-Australia Theatre for Young People (daytime workshops also available)
-Sydney Theatre Company
-Sydney Dance Company (matinee performances also available)

DAY 3 SYDNEY (B)

After breakfast enjoy your last day in Sydney.
Following your final workshop and gallery tour, catch public transport back to the hotel to pick up your bags, before heading to the airport by train for your flight home.

Inclusions
  • 2 night’s hostel or hotel accommodation
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners
  • Entrance fees as required
Exclusions
  • Opal public transport card