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Waste Tour around Mairangi Bay Village

Join Distributed Resource Center Resident Artists Mongoose and Java from Tardigrade World on a treasure hunt around Mairangi Bay village, explore our local community waste-conscious, and see what rubbish we are throwing out. [Supported, in part, by Hibiscus and Bays Local Board]

Ages
All ages
Sunday

12pm - 3pm

27 Sep
Non member
$0.00
member
$0.00

Planting Day with Tardigrade World

Join Distributed Resource Centre Resident Artists Mongoose and Java from Tardigrade World to plant your winter patch inside discarded furniture and experience your living room in the Mairangi Arts Centre garden.

[Supported, in part, by Hibiscus and Bays Local Board]

Ages
All ages
Sunday

12pm - 3pm

11 Oct
Non member
$0.00
member
$0.00

Contemporary Pictorial & Abstract Art

Free to express your artistic flow. An exciting diverse contemporary art class welcomes the development of all artistic styles expressing your creativity.

Ages
All levels
Monday

9:30am - 12:30pm

9 weeks. No class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00

Intaglio Etching

Learn the techniques to produce intaglio etchings using zinc plates, grounds and acid. For the more experienced, Lisz will push boundaries using a variety of technical skills.

Ages
All levels
Monday

9:30am - 12:30pm

9 weeks / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00

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 / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00

Realistic Oil Portrait Painting

Paint realistic portraits in the style of the old masters using photo reference. Students will be introduced to oil painting techniques, and methods for correct lighting, shading and colour choices.

Ages
All levels
Monday

1pm - 3:30pm

9 weeks / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$250.00
member
$225.00

Monday 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
Monday

12pm-3pm

9 weeks / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$320.00
member
$305.00

Monday 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
Monday

7:00pm - 9:00pm

9 weeks / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$215.00
member
$205.00

Painting & Critique Online

Covid proof your art experience! Join James for weekly evening sessions of painting concepts and techniques from the comfort of your own studio.  

Having begun teaching painting online since the initial lockdown, he has successfully developed innovative methods of integrating technology into navigating the dialectic journey of painting.

Ages
Intermediate
Monday

7pm - 9pm

9 weeks / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$175.00
member
$160.00

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
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$320.00
member
$305.00

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
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$285.00
member
$260.00

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
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$215.00
member
$205.00

Beginners' Soap Making

Soap Making

Learn how to make soap from scratch using the cold process technique. 

Over six evenings, we will cover the theory of soap making, the different oils and fats used to make soap, how to calculate your own recipes, colouring and fragrancing your soap, and how to add various ingredients to your soap. Aside from the theory, you will also make a small loaf of soap each evening for you to take home and keep. All materials are provided  ($60 value) and included within the class fee.

Ages
Beginners
Tuesday

7pm-9pm

6 weeks
13 Oct to 17 Nov
Non member
$210.00
member
$195.00

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
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$175.00
member
$160.00

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
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00