We offer a range of fun and affordable programs and workshops all year round – including creative arts for pre-schoolers, painting for adults, pottery, dance and healthy lifestyle classes.

Manningham Art Studios are proud of our diverse community of people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds. We focus on well-being and providing an inclusive and supportive environment for everybody. People need to be independent to attend the programs or are welcome to attend with their carer or support workers. Please discuss with office staff.

What's OnDates
Creative School Holiday Program
These school holidays, prepare for a scare with our program of courses inspired by the Manningham Art Gallery exhibition Updated Fright.
Monday 30 September to Friday 4 October
'Art on the Weekend' Workshops
Short of time, but still wanting to get creative? Try our new 3 hour weekend workshops. Simple.
First Saturday of every month between April and October,
1.30pm to 4.30pm
Gin Tasting and Botanical Drawing WorkshopSaturday 14 September, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Tunisian Crochet 4-Part WorkshopSaturdays 14 and 28 September, 5 and 26 October
Ceramic Master ClassesSaturday 24 August, Sunday 1 September and Saturday 14 September, 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Term Four, 2019 - Enrolments Now Open
Choose from one of the below categories to browse courses and enrol online.

Adult's Art Courses

Children's Art Courses

Health and Wellbeing Courses

Term 4: Monday 7 October - Tuesday 10 December

2019 Term Dates

Term One: Tuesday 29 January - Monday 1 April
Term Two: Tuesday 23 April - Thursday 27 June
Term Three: Monday 15 July - Saturday 14 September
Term Four: Monday 7 October - Tuesday 10 December

Please note: Programs run for 9 weeks unless otherwise specified at time of booking. Due to public holidays and unforeseen circumstances, classes may be scheduled outside of the above term dates. Classes may be cancelled because of low enrolments or unforeseen circumstances. A full refund applies in these circumstances.

Hire an art studio

Our art studios are available to hire for arts programs and workshops. Download the below documents for more information and to submit a hire application.

Icon for application/pdf Manningham Art Studios Conditions of Hire (437.3 KB)

Icon for application/pdf Manningham Art Studios Hire - Schedule of Fees (345.13 KB)

Icon for application/pdf Manningham Art Studios Specifications (331.91 KB)

Icon for application/msword Manningham Art Studios Hire Application Form (86.98 KB)

Walk of Art exhibition space

We also offer thirty metres of wall space available to hire for arts and cultural exhibitions. To find out more, download the Icon for application/msword Walk of Art Exhibition Proposal Information and Application Form 2018 (27.04 KB)

Contact Us

In person: Manningham Art Studios, 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster.
Phone: 9840 9382
Email: artstudios@manningham.vic.gov.au
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Closed Public Holidays.

Manningham Art Studios are accessible by wheelchair.

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