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Riversdale Arts

Riversdale Arts runs a series of workshops during our exhibition period each July as well as other times during the year from our Art Rooms situated in Newcastle Street Riversdale.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Friday 1 July 2022
    Join us at our GALA OPENING evening on Friday 1st July 2022 at the Riversdale Community Centre with drinks and nibbles as we celebrate the opening of our 49th Mixed Media Exhibition. Showcasing the exquisite mixed media artworks of guest artist Tanith Norton of Christchurch
    Riversdale Community Centre
  • Saturday 2 July 2022
    Watercolour Card making for Beginners with Jo Jago Sat 2 July two ½ day workshops $75 Jo will guide students through creating a variety of greeting cards using watercolour techniques and sharing her tips and techniques. This workshop is aimed at absolute beginners or anyone not confident with watercolour paint.
    Riversdale Arts - ART ROOMS
  • Between Saturday 2 July 2022 and Sunday 3 July 2022
    Floral Wreaths with Anna King Sat 2 July/Sun 3 July two ½ day workshops $75 per workshop. In this workshop participants will get the choice of making either a heart or wreath using dried materials. All materials will be provided however participants will need to bring a glue gun and gluesticks.
    Riversdale Arts - ART ROOMS
  • Sunday 3 July 2022
    Creative Picture Making with Andrea Sexton 'Feel the fear and do it anyway'. Unleashing the playful artist within. You will be looking at a range of creative processes... creating your own mark making tools, loads of stuff. Andrea often finds adults are very nervous and shy about getting paint to paper? Where do you start? Andrea will be teaching a range of starting points with unique outcomes.
    Ruiversdale Arts - ART ROOMS
  • Saturday 9 July 2022
    Earring Making with Ruth Napper Sat 9 July – two ½ day workshops. Make some gorgeous earrings for yourself or as gifts. Participants will come away with at least 2 pairs of earrings and if proficient they may make more. The fee includes materials for the two pairs. Take this short class and have great fun exploring your creativity, while making beautiful earrings, at least one pair in sterling silver and one in copper and learn some essential jewellery skills. Class is suitable for beginners.
    Riversdale Arts - Art Rooms
  • Between Saturday 9 July 2022 and Sunday 10 July 2022
    Wire Hearts, Poppies, Daisies with Lee van der Geest 9th/10th July Two ½ day workshops $165 per class Lee will guide you through the skills of creating these wonderful wire creations. You will make 3 of either Poppies, Hearts on Sticks or Daisies.
    Riversdale Arts - ART ROOMS
  • Sunday 10 July 2022
    Learn the basics of macrame knotting and create a practical wristlet to go away with. Wristlets are very handy for attaching to your keys or bag. Participants will have the materials to make 2 styles of wristlets. Aleshia will also showcase some of her macrame projects and demonstrate a range of knotting techniques to get you started on your next project.
    Riversdale Arts - ART ROOMS