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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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Dress Up Box

Do you enjoy dressing up? Today we will create wearable art with interesting materials. Then use photography to transform yourself into a mythical creature! Especially for kids who like a bit of drama. The works from this class will have the opportunity to be part of the upcoming MAC exhibition, "My Culture, My Family, Myself".

Ages
7 - 12 years
Wednesday

10am - 3pm

15 Jan
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Eco Wild Print Plants

This is a fun class where you will forage your favourite leaves and flowers to print them on paper. You will also draw and paint on your artwork!

Ages
6 - 12 years
Wednesday

10am-3pm

15 Jan
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Building a Community

Let’s collaborate to create a small scale community. Each child will build part of the community, e.g. a park, a swimming pool, birds and animals, transport or an art gallery using a range of materials. The works from this class will have the opportunity to be part of the upcoming MAC exhibition, "My Culture, My Family, Myself".

Ages
5 - 12 years
Thursday

10am-3pm

16 Jan
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Alien Planet

What would alien life actually look like? Spaceships, aliens, unknown plants and animals - design the imaginary planet using mixed media and collage techniques.

Ages
7+ years
Thursday

10am-3pm

16 Jan
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

My Favourite Colour Is ....

Express yourself using colours. Have fun with paint exploring colour mixing, shades and tints. Later in the day create drawings of the things you love for a colourful container. Especially for younger children. The works from this class will have the opportunity to be part of the upcoming MAC exhibition, "My Culture, My Family, Myself".

Ages
5 - 9 years
Friday

10am-3pm

17 Jan
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Paper Crown and Mask

Have a fun day designing your own hand made crown and mask inspired by your favourite character.

Ages
7+ years
Friday

10am-3pm

17 Jan
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Huts, Houses and High Rises

Today we will explore the basics of construction using found objects, paper, glue and mixed media. Create huts, houses and other structures. The works from this class will have the opportunity to be part of the upcoming MAC exhibition, "My Culture, My Family, Myself".

Ages
5 - 12 years
Monday

10am-3pm

20 Jan
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Foods of My Culture (Air Dry Clay)

Fried Eggs, noodles, pasta and fries — what does your family cook at home? Learn to make cute food characters with air dry clay. The works from this class will have the opportunity to be part of the upcoming MAC exhibition, "My Culture, My Family, Myself".

Ages
8 - 14 years
Monday

10am-3pm

20 Jan
Non member
$70.00
young member
$65.00

It's a Sign

Would you like an inspirational quote on your wall or just want a bit of time to yourself? You need a sign! Become a signwriter for a day and hand paint and decorate large scale signs. The works from this class will have the opportunity to be part of the upcoming MAC exhibition, "My Culture, My Family, Myself".

Ages
5 - 12 years
Tuesday

10am-3pm

21 Jan
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00