Public learning programs
Upcoming classes, performances and workshops
Life Drawing and Opera
Become an active spectator in this opera-themed life drawing workshop featuring a professional Opera singer performing and posing in a variety of costumes accompanied by a live pianist in the Centre for Creativity!
Draw the House
Join like-minded creative souls to explore the Opera House through an artist’s eyes in our free monthly walking and drawing tours.
Spring for Seniors
Join our monthly Dance Theatre session for the ageless, welcoming Seniors aged 55+ for an inspiring and social creative workshop inspired by the great tradition of Dance Theatre.
Inspired by the unique design genius of architect Jorn Utzon and the Sydney Opera House, explore through a series of fun and playful design exercises, the genius of the Sydney Opera House building and its architect.
Baby Music Jam
Ages 0 - 2 | Open up a musical world of wonder and fun with our new music and creativity workshop for babies and toddlers.
Ages 7+ | Join us at the Centre for Creativity for an epic art odyssey!
SOH BUILD Conversation Series
BUILD is a new Creative Learning program that uses the lens of the Sydney Opera House building, its site and its story to explore STEM and built environment perspectives.
Ages 0 - 6 months | Come and experience the joy of signing and the magic of music with your little ones.
Meditation and Creativity
Explore a state of creative awareness, the self and reality in this series of meditative, interactive events with Dr Nadine Cameron and musician SnowBorne (David Rosa).
Spring for Seniors: Digital Dance Theatre Class
Join our online dance theatre session welcoming Seniors aged 55+ for an inspiring and social creative workshop inspired by the great tradition of dance theatre.
Let’s Make a Circus
Ages 9+ | Join Flying Fruit Fly Circus Artistic Director Anni Davey, as she teaches you to juggle, balance and dive your way into making your own circus show!
The Magic Garden
Ages 4+ | Join Ru Barb, Aspara Gus and Sir Paul McCarrotney for a berry wonderful music-making songwriting workshop.
All Ages | Weave with Ngumpie Weaving artist Tegan Murdock to learn about traditional Aboriginal practices of purposeful and sustainable making.
Dreams of Benny
This immersive three-hour workshop created by professional artists with disability takes participants on an imaginative journey - through a series of experiences that explore Benny’s admirable qualities.
Ages 5+ | The Sydney Opera House has been visited by aliens! Join us on this interactive theatre play experience to find the left-behind alien.
Ages 7+ | In this creative workshop, children will create a fun party hat with fantastical fireworks!
Sunrises and Sunsets
Ages 7+ | Be inspired by the magnificent sunsets of Sydney Harbour in our free painting play session for all the family!
What the Ocean Said
Ages 4+ | Part guided meditation, part magical story, What The Ocean Said is a sensory world of vivid storytelling, dreamy electronic music, animation, and wonder.
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Learn at the Centre for Creativity
Creative Learning at the Opera House explores the art and artists on our stages, the architecture, science and engineering of the building, and the rich, on-going First Nations history of Tubowgule, here on Gadigal land.
Creativity has the power to inspire, unite us in times of challenge, and move us to joy. Creating together fulfils our deep need to belong. Join us and re-learn the power of creativity in your life – after all, it’s in our DNA.