Art Est. a dynamic visual arts hub in Sydney

Art Est. Art School and Gallery is Sydney’s dynamic creative hub for the visual arts. Located in a spacious, light-filled warehouse in inner west Leichhardt at the artistic heart of Sydney, Art Est. is an inspiring art space with three dedicated teaching studios, artists studios and an art gallery.



Spring School Holiday Art Workshops for Kids

Spring into art these school holidays! Kids can flex their creative muscle with great school holiday art activities between 22 September and 3 October. There's something to interest all school kids from ages 5 and up.

Click here for the full Spring School Holiday Art Workshop program


Term 4 Now Enrolling!

Term 4 is just around the corner and our full program for adults and kids is now available. Commencing on 13 October we have 8 weeks of jam packed art fun.  For the kids there's after school and Saturday classes and for the adults, plenty to choose from in our daytime and evening classes. If you can't wait that long, join one of our upcoming weekend workshops. Browse the website, or call us on 02 9564 1519 to find out more.

Click here for adult day and evening classes

Click here for kids after school and Saturday classes


Summer Art School 2015 now launched

Explore the program of one-three day workshops for our Summer Art School for adults between 5-11 January 2015. There's watercolours, oils, acrylics, egg tempera, encaustic painting, and more. So much to choose from. Come for a day or the whole week and create your own program.

View the whole program here.

The GreenWay Art Prize | Call for Entries

Entries are now open for the 2014 GreenWay Art Prize . With a First Prize of $3000 plus an exhibition at Art Est, along with the GreenWay Community Art Prize of $1000 for local residents, its bigger than ever. Curated by Christiane Keys-Statham, with judging by lizabeth Fortescue (arts writer), Gary Freemantle (Ashfield Artist in Residence), Professor Helen Grace (artist and academic) and Euan Macleod (artist). Entries are due by Friday 10 October. Opening night is Thursday 30 October.

Find out how to enter the 2014 GreenWay Art Prize


Weekend Workshops and Masterclasses

Take time out on the weekend to delve into art. Our one and two day workshops focus on particular mediums such as drawing, painting, etching or mixed media. In our masterclasses you can learn from award winning artists Cherry Hood, Kerrie Lester or Bernhardine Mueller or join a regular workshop in watercolours with Susie Murphie or acrylics with Paul McCarthy.

Browse what's on offer.


Gift certificates and other arty ideas

Art Est. Art School has the most creative present you can give for any occasion. Why not buy a gift certificate for a friend or relative so they can discover their artistic potential? Certificates can be purchased for any amount, a particular art class or art workshop, or for the value of the art class or workshop of your choice. Other Art Est. gifts include art sets, aprons, and more.

Find out more


Artrageous corporate art events

An art workshop is an inspiring, fun and creative way to teambuild with your colleagues. With a range of art activities to choose from, our corporate packages provide team building, creative thinking and your very own masterpieces to keep.

Find out more about corporate art events.


Art parties for all ages and occasions

We've got some great art party ideas — for all events and occasions — to get everyone involved and creating their own masterpieces at our inspiring warehouse studio.

Birthday Art Parties cater for kids of all ages and interests. Adults might like to try a Life Drawing Party for a cheeky Girl's Night Out, or we can design a fun painting workshop for any celebration.

And if you found last year's work Christmas Party uninspiring, why not do something creative instead this year? We can host groups of up to 40 and everyone gets to be hands on and create their own artwork in a fun catered art party!

Contact us now to discuss how we can design a unique art event that everyone will enjoy.

Christmas and end of year festive events

Find out more about art parties for adults here

Find out more about kid's birthday art parties here