Learning to look and how people ‘read’ a work of art. Students explore exhibitions at the gallery to practice close-looking and observation techniques while strengthening their visual literacy and visual thinking skills. NCEA: 1.2-2.2-3.2- 1.1-2.1-3.1 Duration: One hour, however, we can change it to meet your timeframe. Suitable: For Year 1-13 Cost: Free Available: Throughout the year
Alcove Gallery: 17 December – 6 February Meryl Winter uses assemblage to draw attention to conflicting utopian ideals and their effect on society. With this interest in diversity as a global unifying concept, Library of Curiosities sees each object or ‘book’ in the library as a representation of an aspect of the human condition.
Please enjoy your visit to the Gallery, and then take some time to draw your own picture and letter combination. What language will you use?
10.30am – 12.30pm, Wednesday 19 and Wednesday 26 April Poi Making workshops for kids with guest Artist Melysa Tapiata based on Iwitoi Kahungunu exhibition. Learn how to make a pair of poi and also some basic actions. For 6 – 12 year olds, $10 per person, booking required.
Monday 8 May, 10:30am- 11:30am. Pop your baby in the buggy and join us for a tour of our current exhibitions. These tours are for parents and carers of young babies followed by afternoon tea - no knowledge of art necessary! Free...