School Holiday Program: AWESOME ARTS

Awesome Arts is bringing TWO visiting artist from Perth to the Courthouse Gallery+Studio this school holidays! There will be two types of sessions to choose from. The first is a Drop-in style Creative Sessions for all ages; and the second is a Two Week Creative Challenge designed for those who’d love to try their hand in a combination of theatre and visual arts.

See session details below.

Drop-in Creative Sessions

Awesome Arts is bringing two visiting artists from Perth to the Courthouse Gallery for a School Holiday Program! Each day there will be a FREE afternoon activity facilitated by the artists in either Theatre or Visual Arts.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (week 1 & 2)


9:30AM – 11:00AM
12.30PM – 2.00PM

Suitable Ages 

Morning Sessions: 4 – 7 years old

Afternoon Sessions: 8 – 12 years old

Scheduled Program (Week 2, 5th October – 8th October)

Tuesday, 5/10/21

9:30AM – 11:00AM: Treasure Hunt & Make activity

Search for hidden treasures around the gallery and then create a surprise ball to gift your found treasures.

12:30PM – 2:00PM: Surprise Ball Craft

Make a small treasure for someone you love and gift it in a surprise ball.

Wednesday, 6/10/21 

9:30AM – 11:00AM: Puppet Making Story Telling Activity

Make a hand puppet and create a character to tell a story

12:30PM – 2:00PM: Upcycled Dream catchers

Make a dream catcher from recycled materials.

Thursday, 7/10/21 

9:30AM – 11:00AM: Games and Free Play With Clay

Create something you love using clay.

12:30PM – 2:00PM: Bag and Keyring Making

Make a bag from fabric or a key-ring from clay

Friday, 8/10/21 

11:00AM – 12:30PM: Paper Craft, Fruit Salad Bingo and Celebration

Last day of the Creative Challenge Come and celebrate with us, make something from paper and play a game of Fruit Salad Bingo

Courthouse Gallery+Studio
16 Edgar Street, Port Hedland

Who can join
Absolutely anyone! Small children will need the assistance and supervision of a parent.

What to wear
Something comfy that you can move in, and do some painting in!

What to bring
Water bottle, hat


Two-week Creative Challenge

Do you want a creative project you can really get your teeth into? Sign up for the two week Creative Challenge to work each day with the visiting artists in a small group setting. You can expect to learn the skills and techniques of our visiting artists, learn about the processes of creating artworks in a collaborative way and celebrate your hard work and creations at the end.

Each Creative Challenge has a theme, this time the theme will be ‘Gathering’ and will be focusing on a mixture of Theatre and Visual Arts. The visiting artists work closely with the kids in the Creative Challenge to create original and unique creative work! This is a wonderful opportunity to really develop your Arts skills and creative thinking while working with professional artists.

So, are you ready to be challenged? Book your place to be a part of this exciting opportunity!

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in Week 1 of the School Holidays.

*Please only reserve a spot in this if you can attend both weeks. (There will be more free drop in workshops for those who can’t do both weeks)

9.30am – 11.00am

Courthouse Gallery+Studio, 16 Edgar Street, Port Hedland

Who can join
Anyone between 8-14 years old

What to wear
Something comfy that you can move in, and do some painting in!

What to bring
Water bottle, hat


Book now


  • You must check your email prior to the start date to complete the consent form and receive any important notices and updates.
  • Places are limited, so please only sign up if you can attend the entire Creative Challenge.

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