Author Archives: Hastings City Art Gallery

Teachers’ Exclusive Evening

Thursday 9 August, 4.00-5.00pm | Join us for an exclusive opportunity for Hawke's Bay teachers to preview the gallery's signature biennial exhibition: EAST 2018 and find out about the gallery's free art education programmes.

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Hui | Education Programme

By exploring Paratene Matchitt’s exhibition 'Hui', students will understand the innovation and invention that led him to become one of New Zealand’s iconic artists. The programme consists of a discussion and hands-on activity. Curriculum strands: Visual Arts, English and Social Studies Duration: 90 minutes NCEA: 1.2-2.2-3.2- 1.1-2.1-3.1 Cost: Free Suitable: All levels Dates: Until 18 March 2018

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Life Will Go on Long After Money | Education Programme

Sculptor Ben Pearce has installed a large-scale interactive work in the gallery. Based on the true story of a man who built himself a get-away on the boulder bank of Nelson’s inlet, Pearce’s sculpture is a fascinating revisit of the event in which Ben himself played a surprising role. In the education programme, students explore ideas surrounding the meaning of home. The programme consists of a discussion and hands-on activity. Curriculum strands: Visual Arts, English and Social Studies Duration: 90 minutes NCEA: 1.2-2.2-3.2- 1.1-2.1-3.1 Cost: Free Suitable: All levels Dates: Until 25 March 2018

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Artist Workshop with Peter Madden

Tuesday 28 August, 10am - 12pm Students will explore EAST 2018 exhibiting artist, Peter Madden's arts practice, and collage as a unique genre, particular from the 20th Century forward. Madden will speak to the use of collage techniques before guiding participants in a hands on activity to create collages of their own. Suitable for Secondary School Students. Free workshop. Limited numbers. Booking required.

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