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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.

Iwitoi Kahungunu Education Programme

Available: 20 February-14 May 2017, Cost: Free, Suitable: Year 1-13, NCEA 1.2-2.2-3.2- 1.1-2.1-3.1, Duration: 90 minutes, however, we can change it to meet your timeframe. How do artworks tell stories? During this programme, we look at carving, cloaks, paintings and woven artworks in the exhibition and find out how some artists use narrative techniques we are familiar 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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