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 four dedicated teaching studios, artists studios and an art gallery.



Term 3 short courses for kids and adults

Term 3 commences the week of 20 July 2015 and runs for 8 weeks. Adults can learn to draw or paint, while there's after school and Saturday classes for the kids. Adults who haven't got the time for an 8 week course can choose from a great range of one day weekend workshops.

Adult art classes | daytime
Adult art classes | evening
Children | after school and saturday art classes


WOOF! 2015 Exhibition and Art Competition

Visit the Art Est. Gallery to see all the paw-traitures on exhibition in WOOF!. Featuring drawings, paintings, sculptures and mixed media works inspired by dogs. Until 9 August.

Vote for your favourite in the Derivan People's Choice Award online via facebook or in person in the gallery.



Weekend workshops and master classes all year

If you prefer to immerse yourself for a day rather than attend a weekly class, why not join one of our many weekend workshops? Held on a Sunday, workshops and master classes cover a range of subject and media. New workshops are added regularly, so check back in from time to time to see what's new on the program. Coming up:

Painting Fundamentals | Beginners | Ochre Lawson | 23 August
Drawing Fundamentals | Beginners | Rachel Fairfax 23 August

Portrait Painting Master Class | Painting Portraits with Affinity with Archibald Prize Finalist Filippa Buttitta | 13 Sept



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.

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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



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Term 3 art classes for adults and children

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