Empowering young people through creativity.
The heart of Mixit is our Saturday afternoon sessions, bringing together a diverse group of young people to mix, create and express themselves. Running from 2pm to 4.30pm, it’s an open space where anyone is welcome. We usually have 10-15 participants and a mix of regulars and newcomers, led by 2-3 Mixit leaders and guest artists. These Saturday sessions are commitment-free. Participation is fluid and our young people come along whenever they can. One thing we guarantee is that every Saturday during the school term, Mixit is here for them.Come to a Mixit session
Here are the latest events, projects and activities imagined, performed and created by our Mixit community.
Saturdays at Mixit!!
Join us in Term 1 2021 at Mixit!! It's free, fun and a great way to make new friends while tapping into your creative side!! Just flick us a message and we'll send you the details
Find out more
When: 2 - 4.30pm Saturdays from 13th February - 17th April
Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane Henderson, Auckland
Alumni Training Retreat
In January 2021 we held our first ever Mixit Alumni training retreat. Outreach Activator Munashe Tapfuya reports back here
Alumni Success Stories: Zahra Habibi
Mixit Alumni Zahra Habibi has always been interested in creativity, whether it's drama, music, or making art. For our latest Alumni success story Zahra talked to us about some of the artworks she made in Year 13.
2020 - It's a wrap!!
2020 was a big year for us all, but now it's over, so sit back, relax and while you're there take a look at some of the things we got up to...
Youth Leaders Retreat
In the July school holidays Mixit Youth Leaders went on their annual retreat at Whale Bay. See some of the highlights here :)
Mixit at Dawn
As the lockdown came to an end and our regular Mixit programming resumed we decided to change things up a bit. Guided by artist and storyteller Pita Turei, we greeted the sun together at the summit of Pukematekeo.
Mixit is all about people. Meet our Alumni, our Youth Leaders and the support team that have made Mixit what it is today.
Shari Lett is a community arts worker who is committed to creating meaningful connections between people and the arts. Prior to relocating to Tāmaki Makaurau in 2018, she was an Assistant Education Coordinator, Indigenous Programmes at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, before going on to become their Archivist of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Isla...
Kaviesha read about Mixit in her local paper as a teenager and ventured into the project determined to find opportunities for herself and her sister. She has always been involved with traditional Sri Lankan dance and discovered at Mixit the stimulation of different kinds of contemporary art forms and never looked back. She initially thought she wou...
Oumaima Ahmat Abdallah
Oumaima has been coming to Mixit for 5 years, and is the third in her family to become a Mixit Youth Leader. She is in year 12 at Mangere College and loves learning new languages, fashion design and watching Kdramas. After school Oumaima wants to become a fashion designer and actress because she really enjoys exploring her creative side, and wants ...
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