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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!

Downloadable PDFs:

April Holiday Art Programme: https://bit.ly/2vgHMUC

UPDATED- 13 March 2020- What's On Term 1 & 2 classes: https://bit.ly/2w5qYjV

NEW INSERT- 13 March 2020- New workshops & other news: https://bit.ly/3b21lzt

 

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Intermediate 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
11- 17 years
Tuesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
28 Apr to 16 Jun
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
28 Apr to 16 Jun
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00

Introduction to Clay

Get to know clay - how it works and what you can do with it. Learn basic techniques to help you bring your ideas to life.

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

Ages
8 -12 yrs
Tuesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
28 Apr to 16 Jun
Non member
$195.00
young member
$180.00

Tuesday Exploring Art

Children will have opportunities to develop their ideas about a range of topics using a variety of drawing and painting media.

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

Ages
7 - 12 yrs
Tuesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
28 Apr to 16 Jun
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00

Tuesday Afternoon Clay Making

Melissa Mead

Come join a dynamic three hour class tailored to share the passion of handbuilding, throwing and glazing.  You will be guided and challenged to use a foundation of skills for creating functional or sculptural forms.Clay/glaze/firing not included in price. Suitable all levels. 

Ages
All Levels
Tuesday

12pm - 3pm

9 weeks
28 Apr to 23 Jun
Non member
$320.00
member
$305.00

Tuesday Evening Clay Making

Melissa Mead

Come join a dynamic class tailored to share the passion of handbuilding, throwing and glazing.  You will be guided and challenged to use a foundation of skills for creating functional or sculptural forms.Clay/glaze/firing not included in price. Suitable all levels. 

Ages
All levels
Tuesday

7pm - 9pm

9 weeks
28 Apr to 23 Jun
Non member
$215.00
member
$205.00

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
28 Apr to 23 Jun
Non member
$175.00
member
$160.00

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
28 Apr to 23 Jun
Non member
$285.00
member
$260.00

Painting with Oils

Come and learn the skills needed to master this most versatile of mediums. Oils can now be made water mixable, odourless, non-toxic and pleasant to use. Work on your own projects in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with an experienced tutor. All levels. 

Ages
All levels
Tuesday

9.30am-12.30pm

9 weeks
28 Apr to 23 Jun
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00