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Classes & Workshops

We are driven by a vision of nurturing the continuous discovery of diverse and innovative art experiences, through engaging and empowering our diverse communities through the arts.

We believe that all people have the right to recreational activities that inspires imagination and creative learning. We understand that creative activities and engagements within a supportive and positive environment can provide constructive opportunities for people to feel a sense of belonging, fostering community place-making.

Our Education Programme is grounded in our core values of Including and Respecting all people, Responsibility in the way we work and the sustainability of our organisation, Striving for Excellence, and Valuing and Embracing the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and as such, we are committed to providing safe, accessible, enjoyable, and excellent standards of recreational and educational services within the community.

Browse/book our classes below and use the class finder on your left to filter your search!

Download a PDF of our January Holiday Art Programme: https://bit.ly/34g4NT4

Download a PDF of What's On Term 1 & 2 of exhibitions, workshops and classes: https://bit.ly/2PCVOG9

 

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Expressive Acrylics

Enjoyable and fast-paced, this class explores the versatility and techniques of acrylic paints with emphasis on abstract design principles. Fabulous tutor demos and step-by-step guides.

Ages
All levels
Monday

1:00pm - 4:00pm

9 weeks
03 Feb to 30 Mar
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00

Creative Drawing & Painting

Students will expand their creativity by developing their knowledge and skills in art and design techniques. This class offers chances to experiment with different techniques and media.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
7-12 yrs
Monday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
03 Feb to 23 Mar
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00

Young Artists: Drawing Class

Building a creative foundation for children, this class will teach the basic skills and methods of drawing, as well as introduce basic Art History to help young minds explore and cultivate an understanding of Art.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
5-7 years
Monday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
03 Feb to 23 Mar
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00

Mixed Media

Discover great artists and learn about many art materials and techniques in this mixed-media based class. Colour theory, lines, patterns and textures, will be explored. 

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
7 - 12 years
Monday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
03 Feb to 23 Mar
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00

Clay Clique

Build confidence and develop fine motor skills while we explore creativity using experimentation and clay construction techniques to create ceramic sculptures.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
5 - 7 years
Monday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
03 Feb to 23 Mar
Non member
$195.00
young member
$180.00

Advanced Watercolours

A user-friendly class with excellent demonstrations for intermediate-advanced students. In depth knowledge delivered with humour and plain speak. Relax, enjoy and learn.

Ages
Advanced
Tuesday

1:00pm - 4:00pm

9 weeks
04 Feb to 31 Mar
Non member
$285.00
member
$260.00

Expressive Acrylics Evening

Enjoyable and fast-paced, this class explores the versatility and techniques of acrylic paints with emphasis on abstract design principles. Fabulous tutor demos and step-by-step guides.

Ages
All levels
Tuesday

7:00pm - 9:00pm

9 weeks
04 Feb to 31 Mar
Non member
$175.00
member
$160.00

Create a Painting

This class will focus on drawing skills such as composition, perspective, drawing techniques and cartooning. Students will then use this as a basis to develop a painting.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
10 - 17 years
Tuesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
04 Feb to 24 Mar
Non member
$175.00
young member
$160.00

Tuesday Let's Draw & Paint

We will have fun making art with paint, pastels, crayons, collage and mixed media. Children must have started school to be able to join this class.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
5 -7 years
Tuesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
04 Feb to 24 Mar
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00