The home of youth arts and creativity

Carclew in Schools

Building our collective future through collaboration, creativity and curiosity.


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Opportunities for young South Australian artists and arts organisations working with children and young people.

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As a Not-for-Profit organisation, Carclew needs your support to continue to transform young lives through creativity!

Carclew is Australia's largest multi-artform cultural institution dedicated to children and young people.

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Creativity in Schools

Creative participation is proving to have far reaching positive outcomes, including improving general capabilities in literacy, numeracy, personal and social skills, and critical and creative thinking.

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Creativity for Children

Creativity is core to a community’s resilience. When families and communities are engaged in art and creativity young people grow as creative thinkers, developing persistence and motivation, and the skills to collaborate and confidently navigate their future.

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Creativity in Careers

Carclew provides funding and professional development programs to support emerging artists to become established professionals in their creative endeavour.

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Creativity for Youth

We recognise the value of collaboration and develop local partnerships to deliver culturally relevant programs that respond to the community.

What's happening at Carclew

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Carclew is an institution with a very special place in South Australia’s arts community.

Led by highly skilled industry professionals, Carclew is making a difference to creative learning experiences for South Australian students and teachers. The partnerships that we are building together are enhancing learning across many of our South Australian schools.