Nurture your creative potential with a workshop series designed especially for adults. It encourages experimentation with diverse media, offering inspiration and the chance to develop new 3D skills to add to your creative toolkit.
Fridays, 13 October – 1 December (no class 3 Nov), 1.30–4pm Book now
Hannah Ireland Workshop
Paint your own portrait on Perspex with exhibiting artist Hannah Ireland.
Sign up to be a part of the workshop to learn the artist’s contemporary approach to portrait painting.
Works created at the workshop will be included in and circulated through the exhibition and will be available to collect after the exhibition closes.
Places are limited so booking is essential.
07 October, 2–4pm FULL
07 October, 10–12pm Book now
Impressions with Glass Artist Layla Walter
Join renowned glass artist Layla Walter to make a floral plaster plaque and hear her discuss her casting process. This is a workshop designed for children (aged 6-18) and their grown-up to do together. Bring your own flowers and leaves to press into clay to make a plaster plaque.
Note: This workshop is not casting in glass, but exploring materials used in the process of glass casting, and there will be examples of glass to see.
10-12.30pm (including a 30 min break) Saturday 28th October
Cost (per pair) $40 covers all materials.
28 October, 10am–12:30pm Book now
A History of Art in Aotearoa with Linda Tyler
Join writer and art historian Linda Tyler to gain an overview of New Zealand Art History in this eight-week taster course.
Associate Professor Linda Tyler has taught art and design history at Canterbury, Victoria, Waikato and Auckland universities. Tyler currently teaches art writing and curatorial practice at Honours level in the Art History Department at the University of Auckland, and supervises student research in the University’s Museums and Cultural Heritage programme.
11 October – 29 November, Wednesday evenings 7–9pm Book now
Architectural History with Maggie Hubert and Sam Caradus (Crosson Architects)
Maggie Hubert and Sam Caradus from Crosson Architects will share their passion for local architecture while explaining our connection to global practices in this eight-part series.
10 October – 28 November, Tuesday evenings 7–9pm Book now
Acrylic Painting with Sam Mitchell
Learn acrylic painting techniques with contemporary artist Sam Mitchell.
Sam graduated from Elam School of Fine Art in 1997 and has exhibited widely across Aotearoa, as well as in Australia and the US. She is represented by Melanie Roger Gallery in Auckland.
12 October – 30 November, Thursday evenings 7–9pm Book now
Exploring Botanic Watercolour with Jennifer Duval-Smith
A seven-week course connecting creativity, curiosity, and nature, experimenting with botanical subjects and techniques.
Jennifer is a contemporary botanical painter and nature journaling teacher who is fascinated by a range of plants, from natives to ornamentals.
For all levels of experience.
13 October – 1 December (no class 27 Oct), Fridays 10am –12pm Book now
Fermenting with Kylee Newton (The Modern Preserver)
International preserving legend and author of three preserving publications, Kylee Newton also known as The Modern Preserver, will introduce you to four different fermenting techniques in this four-part workshop series.
Kylee is a preserver, cook, writer and educator. She founded the preserving company Newton & Pott, a brand dedicated to the art of making handmade, small-batch jams, pickles, chutneys and ferments. You can find Kylee’s writing and recipes in the Guardian Cook & Feast, BBC Good Food, BITE, DISH and Be Well.
15 October – 5 November, Sundays 11am – 1pm Book now
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