Art for Tots

Monday 13 March, 10.30 -11.30am A fun and playful art experience for preschoolers based on the the current exhibitions. Koha, booking required.

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Kids Drop In Day

10am, – 4.30pm, Tuesday 18 April. Art activities based on the current exhibitions at the Gallery all day for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! Free.

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Iwitoi Kahungunu

Main Gallery: 18 February – 14 May | Iwitoi Kahungunu is a recently formed collective of established artists from the visual, performance and language disciplines, whom either whakapapa to Kahungunu or reside in the iwi.

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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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Art for Babes

Monday 13 February, 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...

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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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Library of Curiosities: Meryl Winter

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.

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