Classes and workshops

A panel of talented and creative tutors are available in a variety of the arts at the Old School Arts Centre and other locations in and around Raglan/Whaingaroa covering a wide range of levels. Classes and workshops run regularly throughout the year.



Kids multimedia art classes (including clay art) held during each school term with funding support from Waikato District Creative Communities NZ and Raglan Lions Club.  Online bookings opening soon, email [email protected] for further details.

2022 After-school Art Classes Theme – ‘Matariki’
For young artists aged 5-12 
Mondays with Pauline McAllister, 9 May – 2 July
Wednesdays with Athene Jensen, 11 May – 4 July
Both sessions from 3.30-5pm
Max 10 students
$95 first child in family/$85 sibling
Includes all materials and firing


Classes are in the evening (typically 6pm – 8pm) | They usually run either four or six weeks. Tutored classes are $160 per person (including starter pack of clay, bisque firing and membership if applicable). The price is reduced for members of RCAC and the Clay Shed group. Specifically developed to help members who are new to working with clay or wish to refresh their skills, to support their development until they are confident and proficient enough to continue working on their own projects at the Wednesday evening members-only Clay Play sessions. Limited spaces, bookings essential. If this sounds like it’s just what you need, contact the office for further details [email protected] Online bookings opening soon.

ClayTime Plus with Justine Davies
Mondays 9 May – 30 May, 6 -8pm
Max. ten people | $120 OSAC+Clay members – $140 OSAC members – $160 non-members |Includes membership,
3kg clay and bisque firings – glaze firings extra |No experience necessary


Our lovely wheel tutor Sarah Bing runs regular 6-week evening workshops, suitable for beginners or those looking to advance their practice.  Online bookings opening soon.

We also provide introductory weekend workshops tutored by Robyn Marsters.  Online bookings opening soon.

6-week Wheel Workshop Series With Sarah Bing
Thursdays, 12 May – 16 June, 7-9.30pm
Max 8 people | $250 OSAC+Clay members – $270 OSAC members – $290 non-members
Includes membership & 10kg clay – firings extra
Suitable for beginners or those looking to advance their practice.

Weekend Wheel Workshop With Robyn Marsters
Saturday 11 June, 12-4pm
Sunday 12 June, 12-3pm
Saturday 18 June, 12-2pm
Max 9 people |$220
Includes all materials and firings
Suitable for beginners.

Or contact the office for further details [email protected]


We can develop clay workshop programmes to cater for your specific needs. More details available here, or contact the Old School at [email protected]


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