Free community art workshop!!

Celebrating International Day of Older Persons with free community art workshops!

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Celebrating the International Day of Older Persons (1 October 2011), From Bauhaus to Your House is a series of four FREE one day modern art and craft workshops supported by Auckland Council and presented at four north Auckland community arts facilities, exclusively for a limited number of older and retired people. 
Attendees at these FREE workshops will learn about their artist-teachers making practice and spend time sharing experiences, creating a small artwork and learning a new skill! This is a fantastic opportunity for older and retired people of all abilities to learn from established professional artists in an age friendly environment, so don’t miss out – numbers are limited to 15 per workshop. Art materials, tea and coffee will be supplied. Make sure to bring a packed lunch.
When and Where
  • Wednesday 5 October, 10am-3pm at Mairangi Arts Centre. 20 Hastings Rd, Mairangi Bay. With artist Niki Hastings-McFall. For bookings email or phone Mairangi Arts Centre mairangiartscentre@xtra.co.nz 09 478 2237.
  • Friday 14 October, 10am-3pm at The Arts Centre Helensville. Cnr Karaka St and Commercial Rd, Helensville. With artists Kristin D’Agostino and Raewyn Walsh. For bookings email or phone The Arts Centre Helensville admins.artcentre@gmail.com 09 420 9374.
  • Wednesday 19  October, 10am-3pm at Kumeu Arts Centre. 14 Oraha Road, Huapai, Kumeu. With artists Renee Bevan and Ross Malcolm. For bookings email or phone Kumeu Arts Centre thetinshed@clear.net.nz 09 412 9480.
  • Wednesday 26 October, 10am-3pm at Northart. Norman King Square, Northcote Shopping Centre. With artist Regan Gentry. For bookings email or phone Northart manager@northart.co.nz 09 480 9633.
For more information about this programme and to make a booking contact the above community art centres. Alternatively, email Matt Blomeley Matt.Blomeley@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz or Liz Watkins Liz.Watkins@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz  
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