Monte Lupo are popping up all over SWELL Kids Elements in 2021. Monte Lupo Wonderland will feature gorgeous, playful and fun sculptural installations throughout the Wallace Nicoll Park for SWELL Kids Elements. Monte Lupo are internationally renowned for their colourful, quirky ceramic sculptures that bring joy and spark curiosity in viewers. SWELL Kids Elements is
SWELL Ambassador and First Nations Storytelling with Luther Cora.  Join us each morning at 9:30 am across 10 days from 10-19  September to listen to Luther Cora teach us about the mullet season and the story of the black cockatoo in the Meeting Place at SWELL Kids Elements, Wallace Nicoll Park, Pacific Parade, Currumbin Beach.
Join us for a 40-minute art workshop for young artists.  You can paint a ‘mullet fish’ or a ‘black cockatoo’ and take it home with you. These beautiful creatures have been cast in clay by Monte Lupo to depict the native animals described in Luther Cora’s stories. Both the mullet fish and black cockatoo are
Jaye Irving, Barefoot Sustainable Design,  the legend bamboo sculptor is once again returning to SWELL Kids Elements in 2021. A giant bamboo interactive sculpture will delight and entertain children from all walks of life. Sharing experience & connection through playful fun! SWELL Kids Elements is open daily from 9 am to 4 pm in The
Our Beaches Planter ‘Urchins’ Lauren Curtis is working with the City of Gold Coast’s Our Beaches to share this environmental sculptural installation to educate us all, especially the young artists in our communities about the importance of dune vegetation at the beach. A very important matter here on the Gold Coast and for coastal towns
STORYFEST BEACH POP UP LIBRARY | FREE   Opening daily for little artists to pick up a free book to take home. This wonderful literary delight is an invitation for children to discover more stories whilst exploring SWELL. When | 10-19 September 2021 Where | SWELL Kids Elements, Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach, ask for
SWELL KIDS ELEMENTS – GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL MOVIE NIGHT Join us for a super cute, family fun outdoor movie night with COMBAT WOMBAT A lazy and cranky wombat, Maggie Diggins, becomes the Sanctuary City’s new superhero overnight after reluctantly saving a rookie superhero sugar glider from certain doom. Featuring the voices of Deborah Mailman,
Alive Wire with Russell Solomon Crowd favourite sculptor from SWELL 2019, Russell Solomon will twist and turn wire to create native animals. Children can engage in the free sculptural masterclass when and where they please. Wire Sea Turtle Create a 3D sea turtle using garden tie wire. Young artists can learn basic skills of manipulation and techniques
Fluffy Wire Bumblebee Sculptor Russell Solomon will teach young artists to twist and turn fluffy craft wire to create an adorable bumblebee. When | Available online Where | See video below See instructions here: Russell Solomon’s Bee – Instructions Materials | sketchbook, pencil, small pliers (with cutters), garden tie wire and/or pipe cleaners SWELL KIDS
SCULPT LIL’ DUSTY WITH DION PARKER Award-winning Gold Coast artist, Dion Parker, will be sharing secrets about how to sculpt his signature character who we all love. Lil’ Dusty is an adorable little dog. Participants will make a Sleeping Lil’ Dusty Pencil Holder from air-dry clay that can be painted once dry. When | Available