New Education Classes

Registration Opens this Weekend

We are launching three new education programmes this fall. Adult classes will start at the end of this month and the after-school programme will begin in November after the mid-term break. 

Registration opens exclusively to BNG members this Saturday, one week before it opens to the public. Spaces are strictly limited so if you are not currently a member, join today to avoid disappointment. 

BNG Urban Sketch

BNG Urban Sketch is a new weekly meet up for artists to go out into the city and sketch together. On Saturdays from 11am – 1pm, participants will meet in the gallery and then visit different locations around Hamilton to sketch life.

Sessions start on Saturday, October 30.The programme is free and open to all to drop in. All you need is a sketchbook and pencil, but you can bring any supplies you would like to work with. Please note that BNG members now receive a 10% discount at the Stationery Store.

Click here to register for BNG Urban Sketch.

Please note that a government SafeKey is required for attendance. 

Draw and Explore

BNG has partnered with local artists to lead a six-week drawing class for adults. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from these professional artists while honing their skills across a variety of drawing techniques.

Classes take place in the gallery on Wednesday evenings, from 5pm to 7pm, starting on Wednesday, October 27. The course is $125 per person and open to BNG members. The fee includes a glass of wine at each session. All skill levels are invited to join. Limited to 15 spaces

Participants must supply their own materials. Please note that BNG members now receive a 10% discount at the Stationery Store.

Click here to register for Draw and Explore.

Please note that a government SafeKey will be required for attendance.

After School: Drawing for Animation

Starting in November, BNG will offer a six-week after-school intensive programme for high school students aged 14-18. Students will learn to create their own short animations on the iPad from a foundation of the principles of animation and drawing techniques for animation.

Classes will meet every Monday and Thursday from 3:45pm – 5:15pm in the BNG Washington Mall satellite workspace. iPads will be provided for student use.

The course starts on Monday, November 1. The cost is $250 per student and open to BNG Family Members. Limited to 10 places.

Click here to register for After School: Drawing for Animation.

Please note that BNG will supply lateral flow tests to be used before class. 

For further information about any of these classes please email Education Officer Rehana Packwood at or call 295 9428.