Tuesday 16, Thursday 18, Tuesday 23 & Thursday 25 January 2018, 10am – 4pm Drop in with your kids these school holidays for some fun and engaging art activities based on current exhibitions. All day at the gallery for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! Free, no booking required
Tuesday 10 and Thursday 12 October, 10am – 4pm | Drop in with your kids these school holidays for some fun and engaging art activities based on current exhibition 'Everyday Lines'. All day at the gallery for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! Free, no booking required.
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...
Foyer and Alcove Galleries: 11 February – 19 March Pattullo creates a physical connection to her forebears, as thread, stitching and fabric form both metaphoric and literal links to the past. Woven into these works are stories of whaling off Mahia Peninsula in the 1800s...
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
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.