Introduction to Acrylics Day Course
Have fun discovering your artistic ability: this practical course aims to provide those with little or no experience with the confidence to start painting with acrylic painting. Join Majorie MacLean for an introduction to this fun medium, and get the confidence to start dabbling at home. Materials included. 13 May.
Think Talk: Selective Reproduction
Dr Julie Park from The University of Auckland’s School of Social Sciences. Tuesday 15 April 7:30 - 8:30pm.
What do New Zealanders do and say about having a family or having more children when a genetic 'disability' is a strong likelihood? This talk examines the moral reasoning of people and families with genetic conditions, of people who work with these families, and of parliamentarians and others who deliberate to make laws and guidelines governing these decisions. The concepts of 'disability' and 'choice' are critically examined. Entry by gold coin donation.
French Regional Cuisine - Whistle Stop by Train
June will share with you the recipes she collected on a train trip through France, travelling from Paris through to Bordeaux, Biarritz, Toulouse, Marseille and Lyon. The food you will prepare will celebrate each of these regions and their special cuisine. Starts 28 April.
The Best of Mexican Food
Celebrate the flavours and traditions of Mexico with a selection of different easy classic dishes each week in a fun, relaxed class where you will share the meal at the end of the lesson. Try tacos, guacamole, tortilla and other traditional dishes. Starts 28 April with Juan Chavarria.
Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest playwright and poet in the English language. This is an interactive course and requires some participation from the students. It covers the Shakespearean Age, The Comedies, Tragedies and Histories and Shakespeares relevance to the present world. Starts 28 April with David Stillaman.
The Great Italian Artists: Afternoon Course
Michelangelo, Giotto, Caravaggio were some of Italy's great artists. Do you want to know more about their art and lives? During this course you will explore the art and lives of some of the great Renaissance and Baroque artists and the fascinating times in which they lived. Starts 29 April with Cristina Capri.