Our education programmes provide students with hands-on, minds-on learning experiences that complement and enhance student learning, in alignment with The New Zealand Curriculum, Te Matauranga o Aotearoa and Te Whāriki. We are a Ministry of Education Enriching Local Curriculum provider.

Kaiārahi guides

To support learning in Te Ao and Te Reo Māori, please enquire about our Gallery kaiārahi when making your booking.

We offer education programmes, bespoke programmes and tours, and self-guiding resources to suit all levels of ākonga, from Early Childhood to Tertiary, across the learning areas. We also provide resources to support teaching and learning before and during your Gallery visit.

Our education programmes are free

There is no cost for our education programmes.

If the cost of ticketed exhibitions and/or transport to and from the Gallery are a barrier for your education group, please let us know in your enquiry and we will work with you to make your visit possible.

Find out how our current exhibitions relate to different learning areas.

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Getting in touch

We look forward to hosting your education group at the Gallery and can help you choose the right programme to suit your learning needs. Contact us using the button below and we will get back to you soon.

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Our schools programmes are Enriching Local Curriculum (ELC) based, supported by the Ministry of Education and facilitated by experienced teachers and art educators. Further support for removing barriers for schools and students is provided by the Sir William and Lady Lois Manchester Charitable Trust.