Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays
Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!
Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!
Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!
Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Event Details

Please note, this event will resume from Sunday 7 March with hygiene and physical distancing measures in place. Please see our latest COVID-19 updates here.

Come along, have fun and make some art! 

Held every weekend (and weekdays during the school holidays), Whānau drop-ins are free, family-focused, art-making workshops designed for families to get creative together.

The workshops offer you the chance to get hands on with activities inspired to our current exhibition, Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

Every week is a new activity, so make it part of your weekly routine!

 

Drop-ins

Sun 7 Mar: Bird masks

Sat 13 Mar – Sun 14 Mar: Threaded collage
Thread together a variety of materials to create a celebration of who we are, what is important to us and our connections to the world around us.

Sat 20 Mar – Sun 21 Mar: Weaving a felt bag
Inspired by traditional flax kete and learning simple weaving techniques to make a small bag of your own using coloured felt and mixed materials.

Sat 27 Mar – Sun 28 Mar: Porotiti spinning disks
Learn to make porotiti inspired by the taonga pūoro or traditional Māori instrument and many artworks in Toi Tū Toi Ora.

Fri 2 Apr – Tue 6 Apr (Easter): Big eyes

Sat 10 Apr – Sun 11 Apr: Clothes pin monsters

Sat 17 Apr – Fri 23 Apr (School holidays): Flying birds

Sat 24 Apr – Fri 30 Apr (School holidays): Finger puppets

Sun 25 Apr – Mon 26 Apr (ANZAC Day, actual and observed): ANZAC poppy spinners

Keep checking back for more dates and fun, creative activities!

Date

Sat & Sun, 11am–3pm. Every day during school holidays.

Location
North Atrium
Cost
FREE