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Join us at MCAC this spring/summer for specialist art classes and 1-day workshops.

As numbers are limited for all workshops advance booking is essential. Many of the adult classes are suitable for Age: 16+. For more details and to book a place contact MCAC in person, by telephone on +44 (0)28 3835 0935 or e-mail info@millenniumcourt.org.

To keep up to date with classes, events and exhibitions join our e-mailing list at www.millenniumcourt.org/contact

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CERAMIC TECHNIQUES

Wednesdays from 4 October, 7-9pm, £50

(10 WEEKS)

Learn and develop hand building techniques for individual sculptural design projects.

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PAINTING FOR PLEASURE

Thursdays from 5 October, 10:30-12:30pm, £20

(4 WEEKS)

A relaxed class for all levels of ability, participants encouraged to develop their chosen medium. (Bring your own materials)

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GUIDED AUTOBIOGRAPHY: MEMOIRS

Wednesdays from 11 October, 2-4pm, £30

(8 WEEKS)

This class provides guidance and structure for people interested in writing their life story and recording the important experiences that have shaped their lives.

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WILLOW BASKET WEAVING - ROUND SHOPPER

Saturdays 11 & 18 November, 10-4pm, £40

(limited 6 places)Work alongside willow artist Alison Fitzgerald in this 2 day workshop to create a woven round shopper. Perfect for the Saturday shop.

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SILVERSMITHING

Saturday 11 November, 10-4pm, £40

You will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques such as piercing, soldering, rolling, annealing and polishing, enabling you to design a necklace/earring. Class is led by designer, gold and silversmith Diane Lyness.

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PARIAN PORCELAIN DECORATIONS

Saturday 18 November, 1-4pm, £15

Work with porcelain to create some delicate and beautiful Christmas decorations, perfect for a festive gift.

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LIFE DRAWING 1

Saturday 25 November, 10-4pm, £25 per session (or £40 for 2)

An opportunity to draw from a life model under the guidance of an experienced tutor, perfect for portfolio building. Suitable for all levels.

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TWINKLE AND MISTLETOE

Wednesday 13 December, 11:30-2pm, £5

For all those ladies and gentlemen who like to lunch, join us for a festive lunchtime event. Design contemporary willow wreath decorations to hang on your door, whilst you listen to some Christmas music…all washed down with a spot of lunch, mince pies and some warming mulled wine.

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 ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS DRAWING

Saturdays from 13 January, 2-4pm, £20

(4 WEEKS) 

The Absolute Beginners guide to drawing. Learn the essential skills in a relaxed atmosphere. No experience necessary.

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LIFE DRAWING 2

Saturday 3 February, 10-4pm, £25 per session

An opportunity to draw from a life model under the guidance of an experienced tutor, perfect for portfolio building. Suitable for all levels.

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ALISTAIR WILSON - 

SIGNS AND CIPHERS

Saturday 14 October, 10-4pm, £15

This masterclass will give an insight into the ideas, techniques and methods implemented throughout the span of his work with a hands-on workshop.

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MIGUEL MARTIN – LET THE DEAD LEAVES FALL

Saturday 16 December, 10-4pm, £15

Step away from your screens, bring along an object of interest and join Belfast-based artist Miguel Martin as he teaches you his observational drawing techniques from monochromatic spacial line drawings to his more tonal works produced with Indian ink and a brush.

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SINEAD MCKEEVER - ANTENNA

Saturday 24 February, 10-4pm, £15

Artist Sinead McKeever leads an experimental workshop exploring a variety of mixed media. Discover techniques used in her work and create a take-home colourful and innovative artwork. Participants will be working with dibond, paper, nail varnish, markers, washi tapes, stencils and found tools. This is a great way to develop your knowledge and skills of working with mixed media.


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OPEN MIC NIGHTS

(FREE)

Usually the last Wednesday of every month, 7-10pm

(Please check Facebook for updates!)

Calling all singer-songwriters, musicians, poets, storytellers, comedians and entertainers, come along for an evening of music, poetry and song. This is an opportunity for you to express your talents and showcase your work.

Contact: Johnny@millenniumcourt.org.

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