School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

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School holidays at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki!

Creative holiday programmes inspired by Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art for kids aged 7—12 that offer full-day sessions, Monday to Friday, during the school holidays.

Tamariki are encouraged to explore the Gallery’s current exhibition, look at the mahi toi (artworks) in new ways, learn about the techniques used in making some of the works, and participate in creative art-making activities!

 

Week 1 Programme

Mon 18 Jan 2021: Whakairo soap carving - Carve a soap sculpture inspired by the wonderous sculptures and themes on show in Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art. Learn new techniques and gain an understanding of 3D design.

Tue 19 Jan 2021: Tāraitanga sculpture - Learn how to build armatures to create hollow, lightweight small sculptures, using every day materials.

Wed 20 Jan 2021: Maumahara Photograms - Learn about the process of producing photograms and then, using materials collected in the park, create your own.

Thu 21 Jan 2021: Whakapaipai Woven Wearables - Construct a woven wearable art piece using mixed materials and an unrestrained imagination.

Fri 22 Jan 2021: Protest Art, find your voice - Learn and experience Protest Art. Find your own voice and make an artwork that shouts or whispers your story.

 

Week 2 Programme

Mon 25 Jan 2021: Maumahara Photograms - Learn about the process of producing photograms and then, using materials collected in the park, create your own.

Tue 26 Jan 2021: Protest Art, find your voice - Learn and experience Protest Art. Find your own voice and make an artwork that shouts or whispers your story.

Wed 27 Jan 2021: Whakapaipai Woven Wearables - Construct a woven wearable art piece using mixed materials and an unrestrained imagination.

Thu 28 Jan 2021: Tāraitanga sculpture - Learn how to build armatures to create hollow, lightweight small sculptures, using every day materials.

Fri 29 Jan 2021: Whakairo soap carving - Carve a soap sculpture inspired by the wonderous sculptures and themes on show in Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art. Learn new techniques and gain an understanding of 3D design.

 

Essential information

  • The full-day programme is from 9am—3pm (pick up before 4pm).
  • Restricted to 7—12-year-olds.
  • Limited to 12 children per day.
  • The cost is $80 (+booking fees) per child per day; or $350 (+booking fees) per child for five days.
  • Emergency contact name and phone number for each child must be supplied.
  • Name and contact number of the person picking up each child must be supplied.
  • Any special requirements, including wheelchair access or allergies, must be supplied.
  • BYO lunch and snacks.
  • Please bring sunblock and a warm layer of clothing that is appropriate for outdoor weather, as some activities may take place outside the Gallery.
Date
Cost
$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days
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