BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE SARJEANT

Time: Guided tours (45 minutes) start at 2pm on Sat 21st & Sun 22nd, Sat 28th & Sun 29th March
Cost: $10 per person
To book: 06 349 0506 | info@sarjeant.org.nz

A rare opportunity to enter the Sarjeant Gallery collection store where you will discover the stories behind one of NZ’s most significant collections from those who work with it every day. Visit includes stairs. To book or for further information contact Sarjeant on the Quay.


APPETITE FOR ART

Time: Evening begins at 7pm on Saturday 21st & Saturday 28th March
Cost: $75 per person
To book: openstudios.whanganui@gmail.com

Appetite for Art is progressive dinner hosted by AOS, which includes an exclusive Behind the Scenes tour of the Sarjeant Gallery.

Attendees will be served drinks & canapes at Sarjeant Gallery, followed by main course and dessert with coffee or tea at Mud Ducks.

There is a maximum of 24 people at each dinner.


BEGINNERS JEWELLERY

Time: Class 1: Wednesday 25th March - 4pm – 8pm. Class 2: Thursday 26th March - 4pm – 8pm.
Class 1: Saturday 4th April 11am – 3pm. Class 2: Sunday 5th April 11am – 3pm.
Cost: $175 per person (class subject to numbers, min. 4, max. 5)
Contact: Frances Stachl | 0210 738 707 | fstachl@hotmail.com

Class 1- Beginners Jewellery: The ring. Students will learn how to measure a finger & make a silver ring or small set of silver stacking rings to fit. A range of surface techniques & finishes will be discussed & utilised during the workshop.

Class 2- Beginners Jewellery: The earring. Students will make a pair of studs & a pair of drop earrings in precious metal. Options regarding design will be discussed.

Basic materials supplied as part of class fee - additional materials available to purchase.


DISCOVER FELTING

Time: Class 1: Monday 23rd March 3.30 – 6.00pm. Class 2: Tuesday 24th March 4.00 – 8.00pm.
Cost: Class 1: $35.00 Class 2: $40.00
Contact: Susan Shand | susanshand@gmail.com | 0212626919

Class 1- Felted Treasure Bag. With children in mind but anyone would enjoy making a simple felted drawstring bag whilst learning some easy felt-making skills. For ages approx. 8 yrs and over.

Class 2- Explore Felted Flora. Come and explore the colourful world of creating felted flowers. No felting experience needed.

Workshops will be held in Article Café – corner Drews Ave and Rutland St.


FELTING & PRINTING

Time: Class 1. Tuesday 24th March 9.30am – 4.00pm.
Class 2. Thursday 26th March 10.00am – 2.00pm.
Cost: Class 1. $120.00 Class 2. $80.00
Contact: Karen Workman | 020 4074 0466 | karenkiwi5@gmail.com

Class 1- Felted Slippers/Boots to Fit. After a quick sample to learn welt-felt 3D technique we will cut a pattern for slippers to fit you. Then proceed to complete a pair for you to take home. Bring something to share for lunch, also a few old towels. Everything else supplied. Limited to 6.

Class 2- Plant Printing on Cotton Polo Shirt. After gathering plants & rusty bits, we will bundle XL polo shirts, tie with string & boil in my copper for at least 30 minutes. Everything supplied. Limited to 10.


BOTANICAL PAINTING

Time: Sundays monthly, 10am – 1pm.
Cost: $50.00 each 3 hour session
Contact: Sandra Morris | sandra.morris@illustration.co.nz

Each session will involve demos & exercises with wet on wet watercolour technique & dry brush watercolour technique with botanical subjects.