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Whānau drop-ins — New activities added!

12 December, 2020 -11:00 am - 28 February, 2021 -3:00 pm

Free

Whānau drop-in is on over long weekends, with activities inspired by Auckland Anniversary Day and Waitangi Day. 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!

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is proud to support Auckland Pride Month this February. Whānau-Drop-in will be themed around the rainbow flag, with activities that celebrate all colours of the rainbow.

Drop-ins

Sat 23 Jan — Fri 29 Jan: Rehua, Star of Summer
Make origami stars inspired by the wonderful Rehua in Tu te manu ora I te Rangi, 2008, by Saffronn Te Ratana, Hemi Macgregor and Natai Taepa.

Sat 30 Jan — Mon 1 Feb: Tōia mai to poti ki uta – drag the boat ashore
Inspired by Shane Cotton’s Te Puawai, 2020, and Auckland Anniversary Weekend, we will be making 3D boats to wear. Choose you boat design, decorate, add a sail or oar, and then turn your creation into a wearable.

Sat 6 Feb: Manu Tukutuku kites. 11am–1pm (North Atrium).

Sat 6 Feb: Papakirango weaving. 1–3pm (South Atrium).

Sun 7 Feb — Mon 8 Feb: Manu Tukutuku kites

Sat 13 Feb — Sun 14 Feb: Rainbow heart suncatcher
This event is part of the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival. See the full programme on their website.

Sat 20 Feb — Sun 21 Feb: Rainbow brooch
This event is part of the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival. See the full programme on their website.

Sat 27 Feb — Sun 28 Feb: Pride korowai
This event is part of the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival. See the full programme on their website.

Stay tuned for more dates and sessions!

Details

Start:
12 December, 2020 -11:00 am
End:
28 February -3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Auckland Art Gallery
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Venue

Auckland Art Gallery
Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets
Auckland, New Zealand
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