Art classes for children

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The Ku-ring-gai Art Centre provides an exciting and stimulating program of weekend and after-school classes for creative kids aged 5-12 years! We aim to harness each student's individual creativity by encouraging them to tap into their imagination to create their own unique works of art. For more information on our kids, teens or adult day and night classes contact the Ku-ring-gai Art Centre on 9424 0310 or artcentre@kmc.nsw.gov.au.

Click here to download a pdf version of the Semester 2 2018 brochure (pdf. 2MB)

Click here to download the Winter school holiday program 2018 (pdf. 5MB)

Click here to go to the booking website

Teen classes (12 + years)

School holiday program

Important message to parents

No nuts or nut products please!

Please ensure food brought to the Centre does not contain nuts or nut products.
Does your child have allergies, asthma, other health issues or special needs? We must be notified in advance if the attendee has an Epi-pen or medication. You must also send us an Action Plan prior to attending class. If your child turns up without an Epi Pen or with out of date medication, they cannot attend the class.

Semester 1 2018

  • Term 1 dates: 29 January - 29 March
  • Term 2 dates: 30 April - 2 July

Creative writing for young children (Monday) (7+ years)

When: Monday
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Fee: $195 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Alison Gorman
Course No: 46
Do you like reading, writing and playing with words? In this group we share stories and explore our imagination through fun activities. We encourage each other to finish lots of poems, stories and plays.

Click here to book online

Creative writing for young children (Tuesday) (7+ years)

When: Tuesday
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Fee: $195 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Alison Gorman
Course No: 47
Do you like reading, writing and playing with words? In this group we share stories and explore our imagination through fun activities. We encourage each other to finish lots of poems, stories and plays.

Drawing and painting for children (8-12 years) 

When: Tuesday
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Fee: $195 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Tania McMurtry
Course No: 48

Have fun learning to express yourself while developing skills and learning tips and techniques of drawing, painting and visual art.

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Guitar for kids (7-11 years)

When: Wednesday
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Fee: $175 per 9 week term *Own guitar required
Tutor: Kieren Brereton
Course No: 49
A beginners introduction to the guitar targeted at kids aged 7 to 11 years. Students will learn good technique, basic chords, lead melody exercises as well as popular songs in a relaxed approach. Great for students who have never played guitar previously. The perfect introduction to learning an instrument for kids under 12 years who want to be the next Jimi Hendrix.

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Art for young children (5-7 years) 

When: Wednesday
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Fee: $180 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Mandy Wolpert 
Course No: 50
An introduction to the joy of painting and drawing using and developing your imagination and ways of seeing. Have fun and learn at the same time.

Pottery for children (6+ years) 

When: Wednesday
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Fee: $190 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)
Tutor: Genie Casis
Course No: 51
Children love the feel of clay. While learning the basic hand-building techniques e.g. coil, pinch and slab - they will be encouraged to explore their individual creative expression with exciting and fun projects.

Click here to book online

Guitar for kids (7-11 years) 

When: Thursday
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Fee: $175 per 9 week term. *Own guitar required
Tutor: Kieren Brereton
Course No: 52
A beginners introduction to the guitar targeted at kids aged 7 to 11 years. Students will learn good technique, basic chords, lead melody exercises as well as popular songs in a relaxed approach. Great for students who have never played guitar previously. The perfect introduction to learning an instrument for kids under 12 years who want to be the next Jimi Hendrix.
Click here to book online

Drawing and painting for children (8-12 years) 

When: Saturday
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Fee: $205 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Karina Guerrero
Course No: 53
Children explore drawing, painting, colour and design with an emphasis on building confidence through acquiring skills.

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Saturday pottery (morning) (6-8 years) 

When: Saturday
Time: 10am - 12.30pm
Fee: $205 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)
Tutor: Genie Casis
Course No: 54
Children love clay! This course encourages them to explore their natural creative ability through hand-building using slab, coil and pinch techniques.

Click here to book online

Saturday pottery (afternoon) (9-12 years)

When: Saturday
Time: 1.30pm - 4pm
Fee: $205 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)
Tutor: Genie Casis
Course No: 55
Children love clay! This course encourages them to explore their natural creative ability through hand-building using slab, coil and pinch techniques.

Click here to book online

Semester 2 2018

  • Term 3 dates: 23 July - 22 September
  • Term 4 dates: 15 October - 15 December

Bookings open 25 June 2018

Creative writing for young children (Monday) (7+ years)

When: Monday
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Fee: $215 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Alison Gorman
Course No: 43
Do you like reading, writing and playing with words? In this group we share stories and explore our imagination through fun activities. We encourage each other to finish lots of poems, stories and plays.

Click here to book online

Creative writing for young children (Tuesday) (7+ years)

When: Tuesday
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Fee: $215 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Alison Gorman
Course No: 44
Do you like reading, writing and playing with words? In this group we share stories and explore our imagination through fun activities. We encourage each other to finish lots of poems, stories and plays.

Click here to book online

Drawing and painting for children (8-12 years) 

When: Tuesday
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Fee: $215 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Tania McMurtry
Course No: 45

Have fun learning to express yourself while developing skills and learning tips and techniques of drawing, painting and visual art.

Guitar for kids (7-11 years)

When: Wednesday
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Fee: $195 per 9 week term *Own guitar required
Tutor: Eugene Mitchell
Course No: 46
A beginners introduction to the guitar targeted at kids aged 7 to 11 years. Students will learn good technique, basic chords, lead melody exercises as well as popular songs in a relaxed approach. Great for students who have never played guitar previously. The perfect introduction to learning an instrument for kids under 12 years who want to be the next Jimi Hendrix.

Click here to book online

Art for young children (5-7 years) 

When: Wednesday
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Fee: $200 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Mandy Wolpert 
Course No: 47
An introduction to the joy of painting and drawing using and developing your imagination and ways of seeing. Have fun and learn at the same time.

Click here to book online

Pottery for children (6+ years) 

When: Wednesday
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Fee: $210 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)
Tutor: Genie Casis
Course No: 48
Children love the feel of clay. While learning the basic hand-building techniques e.g. coil, pinch and slab - they will be encouraged to explore their individual creative expression with exciting and fun projects.

Click here to book online

Thursday writers' club (7+ years) 

When: Thursday
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Fee: $215 per 9 week term (including all materials)
Tutor: Blanche Menadier
Course No: 49

Share your favourite stories, learn what makes a good tale and work with others to create your own. Tell your tales each week in short-and-sweet stories, journal writings, poems, plays, marvellous mythologies and hilarious histories.

Click here to book online

Guitar for kids (7-11 years) 

When: Thursday
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Fee: $195 per 9 week term. *Own guitar required
Tutor: Kieren Brereton
Course No: 50
A beginners introduction to the guitar targeted at kids aged 7 to 11 years. Students will learn good technique, basic chords, lead melody exercises as well as popular songs in a relaxed approach. Great for students who have never played guitar previously. The perfect introduction to learning an instrument for kids under 12 years who want to be the next Jimi Hendrix.
Click here to book online

Drawing and painting for children (8-12 years) 

When: Saturday
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Fee: $225 per 9 week term (Including all materials)
Tutor: Anney Bounpraseuth
Course No: 51

In this weekly weekend art class, children will explore materials, techniques and famous artists through project based activities. Children will gain confidence as they develop new skills.

Click here to book online

Saturday pottery (morning) (6-8 years) 

When: Saturday
Time: 10am - 12.30pm
Fee: $220 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)
Tutor: Genie Casis
Course No: 52
Children love clay! This course encourages them to explore their natural creative ability through hand-building using slab, coil and pinch techniques.

Click here to book online

Saturday pottery (afternoon) (9-12 years)

When: Saturday
Time: 1.30pm - 4pm
Fee: $220 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)
Tutor: Genie Casis
Course No: 53
Children love clay! This course encourages them to explore their natural creative ability through hand-building using slab, coil and pinch techniques.

Click here to book online