Discover Printing

In this seven week course discover how to create our own linocut prints. Learn all aspects of this print practice, from designing and drawing to carving and printing, all while developing your skills to confidently create prints.

Tuesdays, 13 February – 26 March 2024, 3.30–4.30pm Book now
Seven sessions $160 | 6-12 years

Painting Exploration

Explore painting in all its forms in this seven week workshop series. Learn to use acrylic, watercolour, impasto, and tempera, and foster creativity through the use of paint.

Wednesdays, 7 February – 27 March, 3.30–4.30pm Book now
Seven sessions $160 | 6-12 years

Upcycled Fashion

Hone your skills in fashion design in this eight week course. Use a range of techniques including screen printing, stencilling and applique to upcycle clothing, bags and hats into one off fashion pieces. Go from the initial drawing phase to making and presenting finished garments.

Thursdays, 8 February – 28 March 2024, 4–5pm Book now
Eight sessions $160 | 10-16 years



Santa’s Little Helpers

Get creative this Christmas. Hand-print Christmas cards and gift tags, make wrapping paper and a small gift. We are doing the same crafts on Thursday and Friday so join us on either day for some festive fun.

Thursday 21 December and Friday 22 December 2023, 10am–2pm Book now
$55 per day | 6-12 years

Brain Play: Minecraft

Join Brain Play to create, craft, compete in challenges, and collaborate on Minecraft. In this programme we’ll explore STEM and art through the use of Minecraft. New students will learn the basics of the game, and experienced students will be challenged with complex design themes. Bring your own iPad or Laptop with Minecraft purchased, installed, and tested.

Thursday 18 January 2024, 10am–3pm Book now
$75 | 7-13 years

Brain Play: 3D Design and Printing

Learn about 3D design and printing  with Brain Play. There will be 3D printer on-site as well as 3D printing pens to try out. The Brain Play teaching team will guide you through using CAD software to  design simple, and then complex, three-dimensional models. Bring your own iPad or Laptop.

Friday 19 January 2024, 10am–3pm Book now
$75 | 8-13 years



Learn about early photographic processes and create photograms, cyanotypes and etchings.


Create a diorama inspired by the Waitākere landscape using drawing and sculpture.


Learn to hand build a clay salt pig and pinch pot inspired by the Portage Ceramic Awards.


Paint your own tableau alongside exhibiting artist Laura Williams and learn about her approach to storytelling.


Create your own print using lino and Gelli plate printing techniques.

22–26 January 2024, 10am–2pm Book now
$55 per day | 6-12 years

Additional Workshops

Create a Book with Emma Hinton and Nicky Hartly

Join Emma and Nicky to create their next book Seeking Will.
You will get to paint a page and make your own book to keep.

Saturday 2 March 2024, 10am–12pm Book now
$30 | 2-8 years | caregiver supervision required