Exhibitions

ENROLMENT DAY - Enrolments will be taken in person or by telephone on 028 9181 0803, on Wednesday 7 September 2016 between 9am and 5pm.*

Please note: ALL adult class and workshop fees are payable in full on enrolment and are non-refundable unless the class is cancelled by Ards Arts Centre.  Participants will be required to bring their own materials unless otherwise stated.

We make a decision on whether to run a course one week before the start date. Please help us to help you by enrolling promptly.

Classes commence the week beginning 17th September 2016 and will run for 6 weeks unless otherwise stated. 

*Classes fill up quickly, so please book early on Enrolment Day to avoid disappointment!

 

This course welcomes students of all skill levels to experience the creation of beautiful parchment pictures and cards.

In this hands-on figurative ceramic workshop, learn the various hand-building methods including coiling, slab-building and paperclay.

Discover the possibilities of this versatile medium or refresh your knowledge and splash out in a new direction.

This is a great opportunity to explore a variety of bead jewellery making techniques to compliment your wardrobe.

Join artist, Lauren Scott and create your own birds & animals using traditional textile techniques in a modern way.

Whether you have just bought yourself a new guitar or are looking to improve upon your playing skills, Darren can teach you the skills to make you a better player.

If you enjoy sketching and using watercolours, you can improve your skills and experiment using simple yet effective pen and wash techniques.

Due to popular demand, an evening class of illustration with Bernice Anderson has been added.

Through a series of exercises the aim is to improve ways of seeing, develop mark making skills, improve decision making and above all encourage each unique and individual style.

Learn to make traditional, modern and contemporary floral arrangements in a friendly atmosphere with Maureen Mulligan.

Learn to make traditional, modern and contemporary floral arrangements in a friendly atmosphere with Maureen Mulligan

Join experienced artist and painter, Betty Brown (A.R.U.A)in a workshop based around the versatility of acrylic paint.

Learn the different styles of Calligraphy with artist Jacquie Brachi

Aimed at a beginner level, this class is perfect for anyone who has a digital camera and wants to learn to get the best from it.

Catch up with the latest trend in crafting and learn to crochet.

Lee Boyd will help you explore the mediums, techniques and styles of drawing, ways of looking and how to capture mark making that builds your confidence and enjoyment of the process of drawing.

Lee Boyd will help you explore the mediums, techniques and styles of drawing, ways of looking and how to capture mark making that builds your confidence and enjoyment of the process of drawing.

Learn the timeless craft of patch-working with the help of Gillian Barr

Catch up with the latest trend in crafting and learn to crochet.

Learn the timeless craft of patch-working with the help of Gillian Barr

A community workshop in association with North Down Community Network and AMH New Horizon.  

Singer and teacher Diane Petherick-Holt teaches all the songs by ear in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

If you are a keen knitter )or enjoy crochet)and love a good natter, you'll love this weekly knitting circle!

Workshops for local community groups

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