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Toi Poneke Arts Centre

65 Abel Smith St

Te Aro


021 042 1853

49 Ferry Rd

Central City

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Carving Classes

We are pleased to be hosting guest tutor Lena Stackhouse for this amazing carving class! Students can experiment in wood, bone, antler or plastic. They will be shown correct techniques for carving with hand gravers and rotary tools.

Sunday 18 August, 10am - 4pm, $165 including materials.

Knife Handles - decorate your wood or bone knife handle in this super fun class.

Saturday 24 August, 5 - 7pm, $55.

Experimental Casting Workshop

A fabulous introduction to the exciting art of low tech metal casting a single Saturday.

Students are shown how to cast molten silver into cuttlefish bone, an artisan technique that has been used by jewellers for thousands of years.


As well as cuttlefish, students will try pouring molten silver and copper into wood, water, sand and ice. Make some interesting and beautiful creations!

Beginners and more advanced students welcome.

Next workshop: Christchurch - TBC, 10am - 2.30pm, $120

Please note: Course fee excludes silver costs as these can vary widely,

students can expect to use $20 - $30 worth of silver.