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Supporting the creation and appreciation of the visual arts in Manawatu...and beyond

Studio On The Square - 2024 Programmes

Studio on the Square was established, in 2016, as the need became apparent for an organisation to provide art teaching and mentoring in the wider community.

Link to download 2024 Art Programme Download 2024 Art Programme Bookings are essential!
Children/Teens Art Classes

  • Artists Sketching & Painting (11 years plus)
  • Fundamentals of Drawing & Painting
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Adults Workshops

  • Flowers in Watercolour
  • Pen & Ink & Line Drawing
  • Watercolour Painting
  • Painting Native Birds
  • Paint Your Pet’s Portrait
  • Drawing with Charcoal
  • Painting a Native Bush Scene
  • Flower Painting in Acrylic
  • Redon Inspired Pastel

Adults Art Classes

  • Realistic Charcoal Drawing for Beginners
  • Figure Drawing from Photographs
  • Life Drawing (tutored)
  • Watercolour Painting - Techniques & NZ Landscapes
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Social Events & Activities

  • Palmy Sketch Club
  • Art Competition for Adults & Children

Art Supplies

We sell art supplies by email or from our shop, which is open Thursdays 10am - 2pm Link to 2024 Art Supplies brochure Download 2024 Art Supplies brochure

The Art Space

Paint 24/7 in our art space with other artists

Artists' Website

We have set up this website for artists to promote and sell their work. We still have some complimentary listings available

Palmy Art Clash

Come & observe a group of artists complete a painting in 30 minutes. Vote & bid on your favourite painting
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Contact Studio on the Square at:


Location: Rear courtyard, ‘Square Edge Community Arts Centre’ building, 47 The Square, Palmerston North
(entry through Square Edge or at the end of Jersey Lane).

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