How to design a cultural experience kids will love

With school holidays approaching, parents are looking for activities that both entertain and educate their children. So how do you design a cultural experience for kids that does both? We speak with two creatives in the field.
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Dr Karl or Beyonce? Both are possible at DressUP at MOAD. Image supplied.

For Amy Matthews, Program Coordinator of Education, Youth and Families at Riverside, a performing arts centre in Parramatta, a successful cultural experience for children is one which doesn’t dumb down an experience.

‘If you’re creating work for young people, make it sophisticated and don’t be afraid to go into subjects that are challenging – that are age-appropriate of course, ’ she said. ‘But don’t be afraid to put that sophistication in, because that’s what will reach them.

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