Childrens Programs

COVID-19 Update – Programs temporarily suspended!

All public programs at Artspace Mackay have been temporarily suspended, this includes school holiday activities, BMA Kidspace, Kids Art Club and Artist Talks sessions.The decision has been made to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and the community and follows the government Coronavirus directive relating to inside gatherings.  The team will be exploring new and innovative ways to provide some programs via video and livestream.  Keep an eye on this page and follow us on Facebook for updates! Thank you for your understanding.


Artspace Mackay’s ongoing term-based Saturday art program for kids.

Renowned local artists deliver this rich six week program of creative art for kids in two age groups. Each week they explore and respond to the exhibitions on show at Artspace Mackay through fun-filled art activities.They learn new techniques and make art with all kinds of exciting creative art materials. The fee is $160 per child for six weeks and includes art materials each week.

Kids club

$160 per child for six weeks (includes all materials)

10am - 12pm > 6 to 8 year olds
1pm - 3pm > 9 to 12 year olds

2020 Term Dates

Term 1: 22 February - 28 March
Term 2: 02 May - 06 June
Term 3: 25 July - 29 August
Term 4: 10 October - 14 November


Join local artists and performers for creative art activities designed for toddlers and their adults.

BMA Kidspace, Artspace Mackay’s ever popular toddler’s program, gives children under five a chance to explore and have fun with art in a climate of co-operative learning.

The program includes free artist-run workshops from 10am to 2pm and live musical entertainment for kids from 12pm to 1pm.

Bring your children along for a fun day of art-making, singing and dancing.


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2020 dates

Tuesdays > 17 March / 21 April / 19 May / 23 June / 21 July / 18  August / 15 September / 13 October / 10 November /  08 December