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We offer education programmes to suit all students from Year 1 to 13. Learning activities will be adapted to meet the needs of each year level and the relevant curriculum/NCEA objectives. We also develop curriculum-linked resources for each major exhibition to assist you before, during and after your visit.

All our programmes are FREE. If you would like to make a booking for a class, or would like further information please email elhams@hdc.govt.nz or contact the Gallery on 06 871 5095.

Please see below for the current education programmes available.

PLAY: Art that makes you move

Students play and engage with three different interactive artworks. Curriculum strands: Visual Arts and Social Studies Duration: One hour Suitable: Primary, Intermediate, Secondary NCEA: 1.2-2.2-3.2- 1.1-2.1-3.1 Cost: Free Dates: 2 April -20 July 2018 Move and play through giant inflated capsules of Seung Yul O’s Periphery. Students will study how...

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Early Childhood Education Programme

PLAY: Art that makes you move Students play and engage with three different interactive artworks. Move and play through giant inflated capsules of Seung Yul O’s Periphery. Students explore the roles of air, form, space and scale in his artwork, they also discover and role of audience in interacting with...

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Gallery Explorer: Drawing from Art

Students will respond to what they see in the gallery through a range of activities including drawing, aiming to develop their own observation based imagery. 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 Available: Throughout the year Cost: Free

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Gallery Explorer: Looking at Art

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

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Hastings City Art Gallery | Social Stories

These social stories were designed for the gallery by Kelsey Hankins, to support families and schools bringing people with Autism Spectrum Condition and Sensory Processing Condition to the gallery. Please feel free to download the stories and adapt them to your own needs.

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