Art classes

Art Classes

Painting, drawing, mixed media and art after-school classes and workshops for kids and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand.

Featured Art Classes


North Shore, Auckland

ART4KIDZ is an art playground for children. Quote from the owner, Carma Jewell, “I love children as much as I love art, when you combine the two you get ART4KIDZ…..“

ART4KIDZ offer a variety of art lessons for children:
– Age 3.5 to 5 yrs: Get ready for school! Builds confidence, creativity, pencil grip, and basic drawing skills
– Age: 5 to 7 yrs: Educational art classes using pencils, watercolour pencils, paint, pastels and felt tips
– Age 7.5 to 10 yrs: Painting on canvas, watercolour painting and beginner sketch combo classes
– Age: 8 to 16 yrs: Acrylic painting lessons on canvas

Creative Matters

Afterschool locations: Belmont, Chatswood, Grey Lynn, Helensville, Herne Bay, Huapai, Hobsonville Point, Northcote, Ponsonby, Waimauku, Onehunga, Orakei, Pt Chevalier and One Tree Hill.

Creative Matters educational art classes for children aged 5 – 13 value the entire creative process. The teachers encourage individuality, creative thinking, exploring, experimenting, reflecting and sharing as well as creating art.

Realisticus Art Academy

Over 18 Auckland Locations: Remuera, Greenlane, Epsom, Mt Eden, Grey Lynn, West Harbour, Greenhithe, Albany, Glenfield, Browns Bay, Mairangi Bay, Silverdale, Pakuranga, Howick and Dannemora
Runs in each of the school holidays

The largest art school in Auckland, specializing in Realistic Art Classes for kids  ages 5 to 14. “We love teaching children how to draw and paint realistically  and creatively.  Our innovative fun drawing programme will get any child excited about learning.”  Founder/Artist Elena Esina.

See it to Believe it.” Satisfaction Guarantee.   
Over 1,000 kids enrolled. Join their classes to find out why they are so popular.  Realisticus have provided high quality art education for the past 10 years. 

FREE Conscious Lab for Kids


The Conscious Lab is coming to inspire children and their whanau to think how they have special skills to share with the world, and how they can offer their actions in service towards this huge project The Global Goals. Through interactive art exercises, children will be challenged to open up their outlook and to commit to becoming inspiring people in their communities.

Bookings are open for the FREE online course starting in May 2022.

The Re-Creators

Various Auckland locations

The ReCreators is a social enterprise that runs a variety of fun Upcycling ccraft and woodwork after-school and weekend classes for children and teens. The classes are lead by a  diverse and talented collective of upcycling artists who offer a variety of workshops that promote creativity, mindful making and sustanability. 

Auckland Art Classes

Mairangi Arts Centre

20 Hastings Road, Mairangi Bay, North Shore, Auckland

The Mairangi Bay Arts Centre offers a wide range of art classes for children and young adults.Classes are structured so that new students may join at the beginning of any term during the year. 

Te Oro

98 Line Road, Glen Innes, Auckland

Afterschool art making in a fun environment for children aged 8 years plus.

Cost: FREE

Uxbridge Arts & Culture

35 Uxbridge Rd, Mellons Bay, Howick, East Auckland

Uxbridge Arts & Culture offer an array of children’s art activities and classes such as clay making, introduction classes to drawing and painting as well as continuation classes developing your kids skills further.

Classes run for around 8 – 10 weeks per term and take place after school  and on Saturdays.  

Ages: 6 to 16 years.

Te Uru

Titirangi Road, Titirangi, West Auckland

After school workshop series for children. Over a five-week duration, students will build on their skillset of drawing and mixed media to complete a circular artwork with a decoupage finish.

Ages: 6 to 12 years.

Mapura Studios

Mapura Studios, Rocky Nook Bowls Fowlds  Park, Rocky Nook Ave, St Lukes, Auckland

Art classes for children and for children and teenagers with special needs. Classes cover painting, drawing, sculpture and print-making.

Selwyn College

Selwyn College, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama, Auckland

Art Making for Children:
The 8 week course takes children through a process of getting to know different art media’s, as well as getting to know themselves and what they are capable of.

Suitable for kids aged 6 to 11 years old.

Corban Estate Arts Centre

Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson, West Auckland

Corban Estate Arts Centre is located in Henderson, West Auckland and is home to artist studio and provides art classes for youth and children after school and on the weekends. 

Estuary Arts Centre

Estuary Arts Centre, 214b Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa
Estuary Arts

Childrens art classes.

Te Tuhi children's art classes

13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga, East Auckland

After school art classes for children at te tuhi gallery. The courses offered change each school term.

Classes for kids aged 5 to 12 years old.

Lake House Arts

Lake House Arts, 37 Fred Thomas Drive,Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland

Drawing, ceramic, sculpture, youth theatre, painting, mixed media, construction after school classes.

Ages: 5 to 14 years.