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Art Groups

Once you become a member of Hutt Art you may join any of our Art Groups. This is a brief outline of all our current groups.

Please contact the office for more information.



Monday 9.00am - 12noon

We are an untutored group of active weavers who use the equipment and resources of the Society while enjoying each others company.  We share ideas and techniques and help each other with planning and executing projects.  We meet regulary on Monday mornings and often also weave on Wednesday mornings.  New members are welcome.  Some experience is necessary.



Monday 9.30am - 2.30pm   (Group is currently full)

Come along and join our fun filled morning.  Enjoy your morning tea and lunch and good company while painting in any style you choose.

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Monday 7.30pm - 9.30pm

We're a friendly, untutored group of artists painting various topics and styles in various media to an eclectic mix of quiet background music.  Help and advice on your paintings is also available, if you want it, from the more experienced artists in the group.



Monday 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Enjoy doing your craft in the company of others who also enjoy the craft.  A wide variety of stitching styles are enjoyed by the members of this group.

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The Rising Stars

Tuesday 9.30am - 12noon

We are a friendly group, painting in Acrylic, Oil, Watercolour and pencil drawing.  We do stop for a morning tea break.  We choose our own topics to paint and advice is available to people if required from the more experienced painters in the group.


Life Art Group

Tuesday 7.30pm - 9.30pm

The model is posed for two hours, allowing time for more finished work and the opportunity to use a wide variety of media including oils, watercolour pencils, acrylics, charcoal and pastels.  We have a good group of models from which to work and the studio is well set up with good lighting, drawing tables and easels.  Note - there is a fee for the model. 


Urban Sketching

Wednesday 1.00pm - 4.00pm

A We draw, sketch or paint in the Hutt Valley. No major skills are necessary, just a passion to draw what you see. The group meet at 1pm on Wednesdays, sketch for approximately 2 hours, and then at 3pm meet at a nearby cafe for a drink and show-and-tell. Where we meet each week is published on our Facebook Group by 10am on Wednesday. The link to our Facebook group is and email address is



Wednesday 9.30an - 12.30pm

An enthusiastic group of painters nurturing each others talents.


Portrait Group

Thursday 9.30am - 12noon

This group has been meeting for as long as the Society has been in existence.  The model usually comes for two weeks running.  It is a friendly group and it's amazing the quality of work produced.  Everyone uses whatever medium they prefer and we help each other if asked.  Please do come along if you are interested, you will be more than welcome.  Note - there is a fee charged for the model.

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Friday 9.30am - 12noon

A lively mix of painters, with styles ranging from traditional to abstract, and all mediums from pencils to oils are utilised.  A relaxed atmosphere where anything goes!




As members of the Society, we have access to a printing press and other necessary equipment.  Groups can be formed by arrangement with other printmakers or work on your own.  New members are welcome.  Previous experience is necessary.


Collage Group

2nd Saturday of every month  10am - 1.00pm

A chance to rip, cut and stick, paint, print and draw, mixing and matching to your hearts content.  Anything goes in this multimedia genre.  All welcome.


Pottery Groups  - currently full

Monday mornings       9.30am - 12noon

Monday evenings         7 - 9pm

Wednesday mornings  9.30am - 12noon

Wednesday evenings     6.30 - 8.30pm

Thursday mornings      9.30am - 12noon

Saturday/Sundays         1 - 3pm

These groups are not tutored and you do need to have some experience to join.   

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