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Art Est. a dynamic visual arts hub in Sydney

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

Easter School Holiday Activities for Children and Teens

Hop along to our fun series of Easter School Holiday art activities for children and teens. Classes run weekdays excluding Good Friday and Easter Monday. Click here for the full program

Enrol today for Term 2 short courses

*Term 2 art classes for children and adults now enrolling. Term 2 commences 1 May and runs for 8 weeks. *

View our daytime and evening art classes for adults

View our after school and Saturday art classes for children and high school students


TERM 1: 6 February-1 April 2017
TERM 2: 1 May-26 June 2017
TERM 3: 24 July-16 September 2017
TERM 4: 16 October-9 December 2017

Our daytime and evening art classes for adults offer a wide variety of options for beginners and those with prior experience. Make a creative leap and and try something new, learn to paint, learn to draw, learn printmaking and more. Children and teens don’t miss out with a huge selection of after school and even more Saturday morning art classes to enjoy.

Belinda Richmond 'Essentia'

We’re pleased to welcome Art Est. kids' tutor Belinda Richmond in the Gallery this month with her solo exhibition ‘Essentia’.

Weekend art classes all year

Why not take an art class this weekend? Visitors looking for a unique experience in Sydney and adults who haven’t got time for weekly art classes, can choose from a wide variety of weekend art workshops. Held mostly on a Sunday, the one day workshops and master classes cover a range of subject and media, and we can even supply your materials. View all our weekend art workshops and master classes

Upcoming workshops at a glance

Gift Vouchers

A wonderful gift for someone who has everything! Our Gift Vouchers can be purchases for a specific value, the recipient can redeem the voucher for any course or workshop on our website. Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Click here to purchase voucher online

‘The Shifting Light’ - Special Author Event

Alice Campion is the pen name for four members of an Inner-West book club who, in a world-first, wrote two genre-bending novels collaboratively and were published by Penguin Random House. Art Est. is pleased to host a special event with the authors in conversation with Cheryl Akle of Better Reading as they discuss their highly-anticipated second novel, The Shifting Light (2017), a follow-up to The Painted Sky (2015). Berkelouw Books Leichhardt will be booksellers on the day when you can pick up your copies of these books.

Sunday 7 May 4-6pm $15pp includes Prosecco and nibbles. This is a ticketed event. Please purchase tickets here.

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.

Contact us now on 02 9564 1519 or email to discuss how we can design a unique art event that everyone will enjoy.

Artrageous corporate art events

An art workshop is an inspiring, fun and creative way to team-build 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.