A selection of art-making adventures to surprise and inspire this summer holidays.

Monday 10 Jan, Adventure playground.

Fold, roll and cut cardboard to create a crazy model obstacle course.

Tues 11 Jan, Manu Kōrero.

Construct a manu from crafty materials. If your manu could speak what would it say to the world?

Wed 12 Jan, Under the Microscope.

Paint and draw creatures that your eyes can’t see.

Thu 13 Jan, Batik Splash.

Brush on cold wax then swish and dribble dye to make a water-themed picture.

Fri 14 Jan, Beachscape.

Create a story in clay: press shells and experiment with tools to form patterns and tracks.

Activities suitable for ages 4 years+ Vaccine Passes and mask wearing required by parents and over-12s attending Family Art, and masks recommended for under 12s. Covid sign-in and mask wearing required by all visitors to the Gallery.


  • Week 1. Session 1: 10.45-11.30 Session 2: 11.45-12.30
  • Todd Energy Learning Centre
  • Weekdays, 10 – 28 January 2022
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  • Please note due to social distancing there will be 2 session times:
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  • Session 1: 10.45 am to 11.30 am
  • Session 2: 11.45 am to 12.30pm
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  • Spaces are limited so please register on arrival.
  • Participation is free, but donations are welcome.
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  • All art materials are provided.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.


  • Mon 10 Jan — Fri 14 Jan


  • 10:45 am — 12:30 pm


  • 42 Queen Street
  • Ngāmotu New Plymouth