Weekdays: 10am-4pm
Weekends: 11am-4pm



Join some of Australia's most exceptional artists in these hybridised workshop/demonstration classes.

Our masterclasses are held in our upper galleries. Participants can enrol in the class to paint along - but non-participant observers are welcome for free!

Masterclasses are recommended for artists with some experience in the medium.


Masterclass with Lois Lanoix - Colours, Shapes and Variations: Calls of the Universe

Lois Lanoix
Sunday 10 Mar 2024, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Loïs, drawing on her experiences from diverse global exhibitions, guides students through techniques that bring the cosmic to canvas.
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Masterclass in Watercolour Landscapes with Herman Pekel

Herman Pekel
29 Oct 2024 – 30 Oct 2024
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join Australian watercolourist Herman Pekel for a hands-on masterclass!
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Masterclass in Watercolour with Clive Sinclair

Clive Sinclair
Monday 15 Apr 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join celebrated artist Clive Sinclair for a masterclass in modern watercolour!
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Held in our historic Studio, our workshops offer an opportunity to focus in on a particular skill, subject or material with our fantastic VAS teachers.


Light and Darkness: Expression of the Soul

Lois Lanoix
Sunday 17 Mar 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
International guest artist Loïs Lanoix will guide participants through the intricate language of luminosity and shadow as a conduit for soulful expression.
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Fiona Obyrne Portrait 1

Portraiture in Oils

Fiona O'Byrne
9 Apr 2024 – 10 Apr 2024
10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Covering the portraiture essentials of capturing a likeness, modelling, tone and colour. All the while working from a live model!
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Intuition and the Landscape

Lana Daubermann
11 Apr 2024 – 12 Apr 2024
10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Loosen up your interpretation of the landscape and bring more of your intuition into your painting.
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Introduction to Sculpture

Charlotte Watson
15 Apr 2024 – 16 Apr 2024
10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Develop your creative practice into the 3D in this fun and experimental class.
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landscape near St. Mary's Tas.   WC Maxine Wade

Going With the Flow Watercolour Workshop

Maxine Wade
17 Apr 2024 – 18 Apr 2024
10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Extend your understanding of watercolour's unique properties and behaviour. For intermediate and above.
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