TheMudFactory is open Monday to Friday catering to After School Classes, Holiday workshops and Adult Classes. We offer workshops and tuition in a range of fine art forms including sculpture, pottery, drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media.
In our after school classes students get exposure to different art making techniques, allowing them to express their creativity! We also have a range of classes available for adults, these classes are a great opportunity for artists at any level to work in an environment with others to bounce ideas, develop a portfolio and have use of equipment such as pottery wheels or the printing press.
During the holidays TheMudFactory is offers a range of workshops to keep the kids busy! Movie making, pottery, sculpture or painting, the studio is always a hive of creative activity. On the weekends we are available to run group bookings or Birthday parties.
Creative Kids Program
The Mud Factory is a certified Creative Kids provider which means you can claim a $100 rebate voucher introduced by the Australian Government (apply here).
From January 2019, NSW parents, guardians and carers of young people aged 4.5 to 18 years can apply for a $100 voucher to use for creative and cultural learning activities outside of the school curriculum.
The voucher can be redeemed towards payment of memberships or fees with an approved provider registered with the Creative Kids program. The rebate is available once a year for four years.
Download the Creative Kids brochure for more information.
After School Classes
The Mud Factory after school art classes offer children a fantastic opportunity to create original artworks, explore authentic art processes, and develop a sense of creative identity. A number of workshop-style activities are available including a range of activities in the modes of 2D, 3D and digital art. Each topic spans a school term presenting further options for more activities as your child's aspirations emerge.
TheMudFactory is definately the place to be this school holiday where a range of creative workshops are on offer to kids that love to explore thier creative side. Tap into your inner creative giant these school holidays as you explore a great mix of fun and creative workshops.
Holiday workshops run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays of each week of the school holidays. Each workshop runs for total of 3 hours with complimentary refreshments offered during the course of the activity.
The Mud Factory creative birthday parties opens up our entire range of art workshops to the young artist's choice, to be shared with their best friends for a special creative arts birthday party workshop. Art Party workshops include an assortment of party snacks and drinks, creative workshop demonstrations and hands on creativity... basically, a whole bunch of creative fun, activity and inspiration!
Studio Space Hire
Hire out TheMudFactory studio space for your own creative session. Individual rooms are available from a minimum of 2 hours up to the whole day (weekends only).
Take advantage of the creative atmosphere for yourself or share it with a small group of friends and/or colleagues. Operating within a creative space can often provide the impetus for creative growth - and we have that in spades here at TheMudFactory.
Some materials will be provided for you upon access to the space. The ceramics room is available with access to wheels and slab table. Kiln usage is also available upon request only (please enquire for conditional terms).