The Funatorium: Captain Hook’s Pirate Party at the Sydney Opera House

The Funatorium: Captain Hook’s Pirate Party at the Sydney Opera House

“The pirate is a lady!”. My 4 year old girl lit up when she saw the art for The Funatorium: Captain Hook’s Pirate Party in the Sydney Opera House’s season brochure. And so it was that this show became a...
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Tours for Tots at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Tours for Tots at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Pre-children, Mr. Artsplorer and I used to enjoy going to the Art Gallery of New South Wales for sophisticated afternoons looking at oh-so mature mature works in gilded frames. But, while we have taken the Mini Artsplorer for a wander...
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Pipilotti Rist at the MCA: Can I Take the Kids?

Pipilotti Rist at the MCA: Can I Take the Kids?

Pipilotti Rist at the MCA with Kids… It’s no secret how much my family and I love the Museum of Contemporary Art, but seriously you guys, they have outdone themselves with the current exhibition, Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean. It’s...
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We Went on Safari!: Art Safari at the Museum of Contemporary Art

We Went on Safari!: Art Safari at the Museum of Contemporary Art

We love visiting art galleries with our little lady, but it’s true that the experience can ocassionally feel a bit like taming wild animals (“don’t touch!” “get off the floor!” “doooon’t touch!”), so when I...
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Artsplorers Visit: Sculpture at Barangaroo

Artsplorers Visit: Sculpture at Barangaroo

Sculpture at Barangaroo began last year, and was a welcome addition to the schedule of family friendly annual arts offerings around Sydney. I’ve been a big fan of the new harbourside park since it opened. I think it’s such a...
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Monkey Play Playgroup at Monkey Baa Theatre

Monkey Play Playgroup at Monkey Baa Theatre

With most of our regular activities on hiatus for school holidays, this week seemed like the perfect time to catch the bus to the city and spend the morning at Monkey Baa Theatre’s monthly Monkey Play playgroup. (Read more about...
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Artsplorers Visit: Horrible Harriet at the Sydney Opera House

Artsplorers Visit: Horrible Harriet at the Sydney Opera House

There is nothing like seeing a performance at the iconic Sydney Opera House, especially on a beautiful sunny day. And we got the lot. Sunshine, plenty of boats and action on the harbour to watch and FREE fun and games...
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A Playgroup For the Artsy Tots: ArtPlay at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art

A Playgroup For the Artsy Tots: ArtPlay at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art

Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is one of our favorite go-to destinations. On a weekend, we may just pop in to have a look around at the exhibitions, and even as a toddler, our Mini-artsplorer always found plenty to pique...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at the Sydney Opera House

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at the Sydney Opera House

It’s always a bit special to see a show at the Sydney Opera House, whether you’re an adult or a child, but my little lady was particularly excited to see The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show. We bought tickets from the...
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Sydney Street Art: Introducing Kids to the Magic of Visual Communication

Sydney Street Art: Introducing Kids to the Magic of Visual Communication

Leah Smileski from the fantastic Kid Bucket List has been exploring Sydney’s Street art with her daughter, and what they’ve found is magic in their own hometown. There’s magic happening all around Sydney right now. I’m not talking about the wi...
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