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Art Appreciation Class


Wed 12 Mar 2014, 7:00pm–9:00pm
Wed 19 Mar 2014, 7:00pm–9:00pm
Wed 26 Mar 2014, 7:00pm–9:00pm
Wed 2 Apr 2014, 7:00pm–9:00pm
Wed 9 Apr 2014, 7:00pm–9:00pm
Wed 16 Apr 2014, 7:00pm–9:00pm

Where: Jubilee Building - Parnell Community Centre, 545 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • 6 week course: $90.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: ParnellTrust

Brief overview of art history from the Renaissance to current day, helping students to understand different periods of art. Explains the importance of some artists in relation to what came before and after them. Designed to unlock some of the mysteries of art in an easy and practical way.
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6 week course $90
Wednesday 7-9pm
Term 1: 12 Feb

Parnell Community Trust runs an exciting programme of Community Classes and Activities at Parnell Community Centre and in inner city Auckland. Take a look at the exciting line-up offered in the first half of 2014.

Our January – July programme is now online, with brochures available now from Parnell Community Centre, central Auckland libraries and other local outlets. Let us know if you'd like us to mail you a copy - phone Rayna on 09 555 5164.

Fresh and exciting new activities and classes in 2014 include:

ESOL: English for Citizenship and English IELTS Preparation
Culinary Delights: Latin American Food Fiesta, Turkish Cuisine and Turkish Mezze
Healthy Body & Mind: Mature Movers and Senior Sensations for 50+
Creative Art, Craft & Design: Acrylic Painting and The Art of Piñata Making
Photography & Technology: Photoshop Graphics and Phoneography
Sustainable & Smart: Introduction to Everyday Cycling and Urban Chick(en)s

Parnell Community Centre now has two bridge groups a week. New members are welcome to join Parnell St Johns Bridge Club (formerly St Johns Bridge Club, Remuera) on Monday nights from 7.30-10pm for a friendly game with exposure to competition Bridge, or play social Bridge with our long-standing Friday afternoon group. Not sure whether a class will be right for you?

Come to one of our free “Taster classes” or info hours in February! Try Chi Ball and Bollywood Dance, come to a Travel Talk to hear about France, Italy and Latin America from our language tutors, or talk to our tutor at our Digital Photography Information Hour.

On-going classes include our popular languages series – French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, New Zealand Sign Language and ESOL English for new New Zealanders; Pilates day and evening classes, Yoga, Digital Photography and Dancercise and many more classes in creative art, craft and design, culinary delights, culture, dance, ESOL / general English, healthy mind & body, languages, and technology.

Our social activities include bridge, mah jong, chess, seniors coffee and chat, walking group, film club, garden group, Scrabble, knitting group, U3A Parnell and Toastmasters Club. We also offer a schedule of heritage walks - both guided walks and our soon-to-be-launched self-guided walks about central Auckland's historic suburbs.

Most classes and activities are held in the Parnell Community Centre (Jubilee Building) at 545 Parnell Road. A number of classes are held in downtown Auckland for Auckland CBD residents. Most of these are held
You’ll find details of all our classes here on Eventfinder and on

Signing up for a class or activity is easy:
1. Enrol online at; or
2. Complete an enrolment form (available online or within our printed programme) then email, post or
fax it to us; or
3. Come to the Parnell Community Centre office, upstairs at the Jubilee Building at 545 Parnell Road, to enrol in person. (Cash, credit card, Eftpos and cheque payments accepted.)

- You must enrol and pay for your class before it begins. (Tutors cannot accept enrolments or payments.)
- Our class and activity fees include GST.
- A 10% discount applies to groups larger than six in language classes only (excluding ESOL).
- A 10% discount applies for senior citizens (65+) and people with a Community Services Card.
- No discounts for casual attendance activities or annual membership fees.
- Only one discount per enrolment please.
- Receipts are issued on request or at first class.
- Material costs are not included, unless otherwise stated.

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