Explore art together with our free whānau activities!

Check out our Art Bubbles and downloadable activities below which you can enjoy from home.  Play one of our fun Gallery Games that engage with art throughout our whole building or grab a take-home activity pack from the Gallery's information desk. 

Children aged 5–15 with a registered HOP card can even travel free on the weekend with Auckland Transport, making your journey to the Gallery more convenient. For more information click here.

Be sure to check out the Gallery's Creative Learning Centre — an immersive, family-friendly space located on the mezzanine level. 

Art Bubbles

Get creative with our selection of Art Bubbles, including fun art activities that you can download and try with the whole family at home.
We would love to see your creations. Share a photo of your artworks with us on social media by using the hashtags #AucklandArtGallery, #ArtBubbles and #AAGTOTFromHome. 
Draw an allegory
600.95 KB PDF file
Gallery-inspired fabric creature
2.12 MB PDF file
Rainbow leaf prints
772.96 KB PDF file
Doodle art
862.77 KB PDF file
Spring flowers
924.24 KB PDF file
Joy hunt
330.33 KB PDF file
Make an alien zine
175.84 KB PDF file
Eggstravagant hats
728.65 KB PDF file
Manu tukutuku
829.04 KB PDF file
Create a tuatara
447.36 KB PDF file
Textured collage
173.26 KB PDF file
Lightbulb landscape
66.08 KB PDF file
Protective korowai home activity
448.69 KB PDF file
Poi home activity
482.91 KB PDF file
Lonnie Hutchinson-inspired layered cut out
143.70 KB PDF file
Make a Ningyo doll
158.90 KB PDF file
Dip-dyed Easter eggs
188.87 KB PDF file
Bottled mischief
158.08 KB PDF file

Gallery Games

Our Gallery Games and activities encourage fun, shared-learning experiences for families and groups with children at the Gallery.

There's lots to choose from with activities like writing, drawing, finding, discovering and even going on a scavenger hunt!

Gallery Games are free and available every day between 10am–4pm.

Download games below before your visit, or pick up the activities on the day. Ask at the information desk for more details.

Portrait explorer
1.32 MB PDF file
Café family games
103.91 KB PDF file
Kids scavenger hunt
1.11 MB PDF file
Sign language activity
870.58 KB PDF file
Postcard activity
26.00 KB PDF file
Drawing games
20.40 KB PDF file

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