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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!

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LET’S GO UNDER THE SEA (Clay)

What lives under the sea? Slimy eels? Scary sharks? Colourful coral? Make your own underwater cave with sea creatures. All the sculptures will be painted with coloured glaze.

Ages
8-12 years
Monday

10am - 3pm

30 Sep
Non member
$70.00
young member
$65.00

BIRDS, BIRDS, BIRDS

Do you like birds? We will learn how to draw and paint birds in a realistic manner, focusing on proportions, use of colour and techniques to create natural textures.

Ages
7+ years
Monday

10am - 3pm

30 Sep
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

FAT CAT T-SHIRT

Colour magic! Create a stunning design for your T-Shirt using stencils and silkscreens. Dazzle your family & friends with your very own, unique style! PLEASE BRING A WHITE T-SHIRT.

Ages
6-12 years
Tuesday

10am - 2pm

01 Oct
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

WACKY RAINBOWS

We will look in detail at each colour of the rainbow. Exploring primaries, secondaries, shades, tints working towards creating a wacky rainbow of your own.

Ages
5-12 years
Tuesday

10am-3pm

01 Oct
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

DIY MUSHROOM FRIENDS (Clay)

Learn new hand-building techniques and make your very own mushroom friend, perfect for decorating your bookshelf or bedside table! All sculptures will be painted with coloured glaze.

Ages
8-12 years
Tuesday

10am-3pm

01 Oct
Non member
$70.00
young member
$65.00

DREAM HOLIDAY

Inspired by Vintage travel posters we will use painting / drawing / collage to create a poster style image of your favourite holiday destination.

Ages
7-12 years
Wednesday

10am-3pm

02 Oct
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

OUTRAGEOUS HAT

Have a fun day creating a self-portrait wearing a hat that is all your own creation!

Ages
6-12 years
Wednesday

10am-2pm

02 Oct
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

EXPRESS YOURSELF IN PAINT

Let your imagination run wild and paint what you see. Express yourself using bright colours and different ways of applying paint!

Ages
6-12 years
Thursday

10am-2pm

03 Oct
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

NZ CREEPY CRAWLIES

Wetas, butterflies, snails, skinks and more! Explore the fascinating world of NZ insects and the environments they live in creating 2D drawings and 3D mixed media sculptures inspired by our insects.

Ages
5-12 years
Thursday

10am-3pm

03 Oct
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00