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2017 Creative Learning Program

The Arts Centre Gold Coast provides exciting opportunities in music, art, drama and dance for the young creatives of tomorrow. Schools, kids, teens and families are all catered to with a range of shows and exhibitions that run year-round.  Workshops that develop creative practice, practical opportunities and potential career pathways for the young creatives of the Gold Coast region are also provided by working artists.

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Our 2017 Creative Learning Program provides curriculum relevant shows and exhibitions for teachers and students from Pre-prep to Year 12 (click here to view the document PDF).  Teachers are supported by teacher resources and a carefully selected program of professional development opportunities that not only complement the program, but also develop curriculum and pedagogy knowledge and understanding.

We’re delighted to bring quality performing and visual arts experiences to excite and inspire students from Prep to Year 12.

Organise an excursion to the Gold Coast City Gallery today!

The Gold Coast City Gallery continues to celebrate and develop the skills of the city’s fine young artists, exhibiting innovative and exciting exhibitions designed to stimulate thought and creativity. In 2017, the Gallery will continue the annual ENERGIES exhibition, featuring the work of local students, as well as providing gallery tours for class groups and breakout workshops with Gold Coast professional artists.

Gold Coast City Gallery can provide schools with the option of paid or free making activities in addition to a guided tour by a Gallery Educator. We customize our tours to your specific interests and learning areas. Chat to us about how we can make hands on excursions just for your school.

  • Notice of two weeks minimum is required for all school bookings.
  • Maximum group size per Gallery Educator is 30 students. Larger groups can still be accommodated for by rotating Exhibition spaces and making activities.
  • We recommend you allow at least an hour and a half for your excursion. This includes arrival and departure of students, Gallery introduction, guided tour and hands on activity.

Options for your visit:

FREE School Visit

Inquiry based tour from a Gallery educator with an optional paper-based making activity or role-play.

Paid School Visits: $70 per class of 30 students

Inquiry based tour from a Gallery Educator with a medium or material-based making activity.

School Group Booking Terms and Conditions:

  1. Increases in numbers are accepted at any time, however are subject to availability and must be made in writing.
  2. Decreases in numbers will be accepted if made before the Confirmation of Numbers Deadline and must be made in writing.
  3. Decreases in numbers will not be accepted after the Confirmation of Numbers Deadline and the school is liable for payment for the number of tickets originally booked.
  4. Cancellations made after the Confirmation of Numbers Deadline will incur a 20% cancellation fee of the total booking amount.
  5. Payment must be received by the due date or your tickets will be released.
  6. If a booking is made after the Confirmation of Numbers Deadline, payment must be received within 1 week of booking and is final. Refunds, changes to dates and numbers will not be accepted.
  7. Each school is entitled to 1 free teacher ticket per 10 paying students. Additional teachers are charged the Student Group Price.
  8. By making a school booking with The Arts Centre Gold Coast it is agreed that you accept the Terms and Conditions.
  9. An extension to your payment date will only be granted by the Head of Box Office- should you wish to discuss this option please call the Box Office (07) 5588 4055.
  10. Facilities including wheelchair spaces are available for patrons with individual needs. Please make your requirements known to us as soon as possible.
  11. Wheelchair spaces must be pre-booked.
  12. Any bookings for productions in The Space must be paid in full within 48 hours of booking, or seats will be released for sale.

How Do I Book a School Visit?


There are two ways to make a performance booking for a school group:

  1. Pay in full over the phone. Call Box Office on (07) 5588 4000.
  2. Reserve seats now and pay later. Complete the online booking form in full, including credit card details (charged in the event of cancellation after the Confirmation of Numbers date). Please do not call Box Office to reserve seats - this must be done via the online booking form. Reservations without credit card details will not be accepted.

Complete the Gallery Booking Form for Schools. You can select additional add-ons such as Gallery tours, exhibition overviews and making activities, and our Public Programming Officer will be in contact to discuss your needs.

Make a day of it!

Contact our Education Officer with details of your visit (student age, visiting hours, required outcomes) and we will help you fill a whole day here at the Centre. Email: education@theartscentregc.com.au