Art & Creativity


Classes run for 8-10 weeks per term, 4 terms per year.

To enrol, call in at our office between 9:30am and 3:00pm (Mon to Friday) or complete our online Enrolment/Registration Form.  Alternatively there is an Enrolment/Registration Form you can download, print out and send to us. Enrolments for all but computer classes are onging and can be made at any time during a term.

A deposit of $20 is needed on booking to ensure a place in a class. The remainder can be paid by credit card (in the office or over the phone - 1.5% bank charge applies), by EFTPOS, cash or cheque (in the office) or by bank transfer (ring office for details) and needs to be made prior to commencement of the class.  Classes will fill quickly and bookings are essential!

Information about classes at other Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres throughout Banyule can be obtained here.

Harps for happiness smallJane Belfrage of HarpBeat Music presents a new harp group.

No prior music knowledge required and harps are supplied.
Make music with others over 5 weeks and have fun!

Download the flyer or watch the video.

When: Tuesday May 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th and June 5th
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Cost: $75 for 5 weeks, or one at a time for $15

art brushesTraditional European Folk Art incorporating the modern style of decorative painting.  Start by learning brush control and colour mixing, add to this the use of painting mediums and you are ready to paint your own project for your home.  Beginners to advanced painters, in a fun and friendly community class.
Day:        Monday   9:30am - 12:00pm
               Monday   7:00pm - 9:30pm
               Tuesday   9:30am - 12:00pm
               Tuesday   7:00pm - 9:30pm
Cost:      $200 per term

christmas card makingx200wJoin us as we create a personal Creative Encyclopedia of paper crafting. Each month explore two new techniques & projects, create samples and combine them with printed instructions to form your own reference book. We will also create two small projects using the techniques we have learned. Perfect for stampers and scrapbookers looking to build skills and stretch creativity. Newcomers welcome!

When: Last Saturday of the month
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost: $20 per class.  Starter kit of materials required for first class: $35

art-6aExplore a variety of techniques and mediums in a friendly and social environment.  Bring along your current art project and learn from our experienced art tutor.  Beginner to advanced artists welcome.

When: Tuesdays
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: $121.50 (9 weeks in Term 1)
          $135.00 (10 weeks in Term 2)
          or $15 trial class

Scrapbooking-3A fun and creative workshop for scrapbookers of all ages and stages! Bring your own project or make the monthly kit projects (kit costs apply). Join us as we preserve our family photos and stories and have some laughs along the way. Newcomers are always welcome!

When: First Saturday of each month
Time: 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Cost: $10 per session (excludes kit)


Put time aside and get together with other creative people to work on your art. Support and learn from each other as well as make new friends with similar interests.

When: Mondays
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: $5 per session

art-for-adults-2Learn in a friendly, supportive and social environment. This class utilises a mixture of art styles and mediums depending on the needs of the individual. Caters for people of all ages with special needs or disabilities. Carers and support workers welcome. Materials provided, BYO smock if required.

When: Tuesdays
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost: $121.50 (9 weeks in Term 1)
          $135.00 (10 weeks in Term 2)
          or a $15 trail class