Art Encounters is dedicated to contributing to the restoration and assistance of Australian wildlife so tragically affected by the recent bushfires. 10% of all term course sales will be donated at the end of each month to the WIRES Emergency Fund between January 1 and June 30, 2020.

Contributions may also be made to local animal rescue centres. Donations and recipients will be listed on our social media for transparency.

Professional art classes for children and teenagers.

Introducing our brand new range of art supply kits, the perfect holiday gift for the little artist in your life.

The latest from our blog

Art Encounters at Home!

Stuck at home these school holidays? We've developed a series of printable drawing projects primarily for junior artists (aged 5 - 8), but each worksheet includes a number of activities which can be adapted for artists of all ages. Browse and download the activities...

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Rene Magritte: The revealing image, photos and films

Now showing at Latrobe Regional Gallery are 130 photographs and 8 films of Belgian surrealist René Magritte. Magriette used photographs as models to create paintings he's now famous for. These works weren't discovered until the 1970s, ten years after Magriette's...

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Fiona Hall’s Uneasy Seasons

There's still time to check out leading Australian artist, Fiona Hall's Uneasy Seasons at the NGV. Running until 7th October, this interactive exhibition is set beneath two treehouses, one for children and another for teens. The audience is asked to contemplate the...

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We also offer classes for adults.