Exhibitions

ENROLMENT DAY - Enrolments will be taken in person or by telephone on 028 9181 0803, on Wednesday 11 May 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 23 May 2016 and will run for 6 weeks unless otherwise stated. 

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

 

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.

NO CLASS IN SUMMER TERM

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

NO CLASS DURING SUMMER TERM

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.

This course covers all aspects of the popular craft of patchwork and quilting, from traditional methods to more innovative techniques.

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.

NO CLASS IN SUMMER TERM

NO CLASS IN SUMMER TERM

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.

Due to popular demand, Gillian will be running a second Patchwork class on Friday mornings!

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

Explore, create and paint the marvellous animals and birds from naughty monkeys to beautiful macaws that live in the tropical rainforests and jungles!

Join sculptural textile artist Lauren Scott and make your own spring birds using traditional textile techniques in a new and innovative way.

Ards Arts ever popular creative arts summer scheme runs from 10am until 4pm from Monday to Thursday, meaning that you get a full 4 days jam-packed with fun, creative activities!

Over the week, children will be introduced to a range of art activities and will have some wonderful creative pieces to take home!

Over the week, children will be introduced to a range of art activities and will have some wonderful creative pieces to take home!

Over the week, children will be introduced to a range of art activities and will have some wonderful creative pieces to take home!

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!

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