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Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre

The Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre is located at the base of the Dandenong Ranges, nestled in a peaceful bushland setting with native gardens.

About the Arts Centre

We offer a program of activities for adults and children including:

  • art classes with a focus on pottery and painting
  • gentle fitness activities
  • school holiday workshops.

Find out about upcoming classes, events and programs by subscribing to the Knox Arts and Events mailing list.

The centre can also be hired for community meetings and events.

What's on

The Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre is currently closed in line with the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 restrictions.

Pottery classes

Adult Pottery

Our experienced instructors teach the art of ceramics, covering both wheel and hand-building work, decorative techniques and glazing. 

Beginner, intermediate and experienced students welcome.

Evening Pottery Classes

Class dates and times to be confirmed. 

Weekday Pottery Classes

Class dates and times to be confirmed. 

Clay and Firing (adult classes only)

  • clay is available for purchase in 10kg block
  • students $13 / Non-students $18.30
  • firing (1kg minimum)
  • students $5.

Children’s Pottery

Under the guidance of our experienced tutors, these classes offer a fun and creative introduction to the art of pottery, designed for children aged 5 –15 years.

Class dates and times to be confirmed. 

 

 

 

Painting and drawing classes

Acrylics or Oil Painting

This course covers a broad spectrum of oil or acrylic painting including still life and landscapes, composition and dimension, and the mixing and building up of colour. Classes are suitable for beginners and advanced, and every student receives individual tuition whilst working at their own level.

Class dates and times to be confirmed. 

Watercolours, pastels or drawing

This course will develop skills and techniques utilising watercolours, pastels or drawing and is suitable for both experienced and beginner students.

Class dates and times to be confirmed. 

 

Children's art classes

Children will be guided through a range of art mediums including watercolours, pastels, drawing and collage, this structured art class is an excellent way for young budding artists to develop their skills. For ages 7 years and up.

Class dates and times to be confirmed. 

Kids pottery birthday parties

Looking for something different for your next child’s party? Try a kids pottery party. Children create a special clay piece to keep with the help from one of our experienced tutors.

Suitable for children aged 5 –12 years.

Saturday afternoons (subject to availability of tutor) for 1.5hrs at a cost of $186.

Gentle fitness activities

Resistance training program for people over 50 to increase bone density, muscle strength and metabolic rate.

Contact Gayle Knight on 0409 855 627 (Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer).

Location and contact details

You can find us at:

1010 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully VIC 3156.

Phone: 9758 9180
Email: knoxarts@knox.vic.gov.au

Office hours

  • Monday – Wednesday: 10am – 4:30pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 10am – 4:30pm

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COVID-Safe information

Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre is currently closed in line with the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 restrictions.

Disability access

We offer accessibility guides to the Centre for people with physical impairment.

Need help?

Contact us and we will come back to you.

Or call our Customer Service team on 9298 8000

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