early childhood

ECE Learning Experiences 

Self-guided Gallery visits

Te Hura Haere: Discover

Self-guided ECE Learning experiences are FREE at Tauranga Art Gallery.

Self-guided groups of up to 12 children aged 4-5 years are welcome. Bookings are essential.

Pre and post-visit resources designed to support the Principles and Strands of Te Whariki are provided for each visit.

Guided learning experiences 

What we offer:

Tauranga Art Gallery ECE Learning Programmes are led by our specialist Gallery Educators and are designed for groups of up to 12 children aged 4 -5 years.

All programmes are designed to support the Principles and Strands of Te Whariki, and pre and/or post-visit resources are provided for each.

Two types of guided visit are available:

Te Whai Akoranga: Investigate & Share

$20 per group for a 30 minute session.

Groups investigate the themes and artistic processes that were used to create artworks seen in the Gallery, and share their findings.

Te Whai Hanga toi: Investigate, Share & Create

$60 per group for a 1 hour session.

Groups focus on the themes and methods of making that are evident in one exhibition in the Gallery.

This is followed by a practical art activity in the Studio, inspired by the chosen exhibition.

Planning a visit

Please fill the BOOKING ENQUIRY FORM, or contact Melissa at education@artgallery.org.nz  or on (07) 5790622 to make a booking, or to find out more about what we can offer your students.

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