Join us at MCAC this 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+. Unless otherwise stated all materials will be provided. For more details and to book a place contact MCAC in person, by telephone on +44 (0)28 3835 0935 or e-mail

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Ceramic Techniques (10 weeks)

Wednesdays from 20 February,

19:00 - 21:00, £50.00

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

Painting for Pleasure (4 weeks)

Thursdays from 07 March,

10:30 - 12:30, £20.00

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

Granny Crochet (Daylong Workshop)

Saturday 23 March 10:00 - 16:00, £20.00

Using beautiful yarn, learn how to crochet the now hip, modern and gorgeous granny square and explore several different techniques, in a relaxed and friendly environment and go home with a stash of squares and inspiration. This class suits beginners and all materials will be provided.

Reduction Lino - Printmaking (4 weeks)

Wednesdays from 20 March

19:00 - 21:00, £20

An introduction to reduction linocut printing. Using one block and the process of overprinting to produce a range of tones and colour.

Silversmithing (Daylong Workshop)

Saturday 27 April, 10:00 - 16:00, £40.00

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

Absolute Beginners Drawing (4 weeks)

Saturdays from 26 January,

14:00 - 16:00, £20

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

Life Drawing (Daylong Workshop)

Saturday 2 February,

10:00 - 16:00, £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.


Spotlight Open Mic (FREE)

With guest SPOTLIGHT artists every month

Last Wednesday of Every Month*,

19:00 - 22:00

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 Adele Ingram at