Our widest-ranging programme yet. Whether you are an existing student who wants to extend your studies or try something different or a new student who wants to get a taste of the centre and what’s on offer, there’s something for everyone.
Draw and paint a professional cellist as he plays his music. Learn to tackle drawing the moving figure and let the music influence your mark making at the same time. Taught by Caroline Qu.
Find out how to apply for Level 2, Level 3 & Level 4 Art & Design Courses
Come with an idea you wish to explore, follow a set project or finish work that you haven't completed.
This is a fun, welcoming and explorative class in which you will have the freedom to investigate and develop ideas. Enjoy using materials and the process of making, all levels welcome.
An intensive week-long Art history course for beginners to advanced students. [...]
Work from the life-model with watercolour, suitable for beginners and for those who have previous[...]
Draw and paint a professional cellist as he plays his music. Learn to tackle drawing[...]
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’
The vegetarian cafe at 42 Queen Square is a popular meeting place for lunch, dinner, or coffee and cake. The café specialises in vegetarian, vegan, gluten and wheat-free meals and snacks, catering for every dietary requirement.
Café customers can enjoy being surrounded by art produced by Mary Ward Centre art students, or simply catch up with friends, fellow students or colleagues in the calm setting of Queen Square.