The Arthaus is back again this summer. ?After a successful start last year the Knickerbocker ?Restaurant in Thredbo is ?hosting the Thredbo Arthaus program of workshops ?for ? artists to learn and develop their skills in the heart of the Snowy Mountains. ?With ?Thredbo and the?Kosciuszko?National park as a backdrop it is hard not to be inspired to learn more about expressing your?appreciation of nature through these comprehensive artist retreats. ?The Arthaus workshops are designed for that purpose with the Adult courses offering 3 days of tuition discussion and practical application to build your skills and enhance your creative urges. ? ?Half ?day children's workshops are also being held in the school holidays to get the kids out and inspired. The Arthaus tutors have lived and worked in the mountains for years and their experience and enthusiasm for area is intoxicating. ?The 3 day adult workshops are $660 and include: Morning tea, lunch & an after-session drink. 3 full days of expert tuition and... ? Smock or painters apron for painting classes ? Butcher?s paper for drawing ? Cont? chalk for drawing ? Basic watercolours and paper ? Mixing utensils - lids jars etc ? Brushes - watercolour and acrylic ? Easels and drawing board The children's workshops are only $45 for a half day and offer a rewarding and fun experience for any young artist. Create with us! Thredbo Arthaus ?Download the full workshop brochure. A 3 day package including the workshop and accommodation program dates starts from only $859 per person (twin share). The progam dates are: ? December 19, 20 and 21, 2012 ? January 25, 26 and 27, 2013 ? March 13, 14 and 15, 2013 CHILDRENS HALFDAY WORKSHOPS in School holidays $45. Remember we have accommodation available with our 3rd night free special rates for all of the workshops dates.