Summer School

Established in 2000, Sturt’s Summer School brings together hundreds of like-minded people to create, share and inspire across a variety of art forms. Growing in popularity over the years, we run a number of courses, including courses dedicated to young people.

Professional Development Provider

Sturt is an endorsed provider of professional development by the NSW Education Standards Authority. Summer School represents a unique opportunity for educators to continue learning and expand their skills in a supportive and enjoyable environment.

Scope of Endorsement

  • Standard 6 and Descriptor 7.4.2 of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of Proficient Teacher
  • Standard 6 and Descriptor 7.4.2 of the NSW Professional Teaching Standards at Professional Competence for the provision of Creative Arts related professional development.

Sturt Summer School 2021


Join us for Sturt Summer School Monday 4th – Friday 8th January 2021 and enjoy a creative, summer get away.

Adult course numbers have been reduced due to COVID 19 restrictions, however we are pleased to offer a variety of courses for your learning experience and enjoyment. Details on each course and tutors are listed. Click on the large buttons below for course and tutor information plus online bookings.

Require accommodation? Southern Highlands Welcome Centre (Tourist Information) have been fully briefed on the needs of Sturt Summer School students and are ready to assist with your accommodation needs. You can contact the Welcome Centre on: 1300 657 559 or email: for accommodation and local information. Sturt’s onsite accommodation facilities will not be available January 2021.

For phone enrolments, please call Sturt Gallery: 02 4860 2083 (open 7 days, 10am – 5pm)