upcoming events

July School Holiday Programme

8 July 2019

These school holidays there will be two programmes running, both inspired by Matariki. Programme/Week 1: Children will explore different techniques to create their own printed artwork. Programme/Week 2: Children will experiment with the art of whakairo (carving) using soap, paua and shells Inspired by Gardiner’s pounamu (greenstone) work. Book now as these classes sell out quick! Entry is $20 per child per session.

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Artist Talk with Cynthia Johnson & Simon Ward

20 July 2019

Join us for an artist talk with artist Simon Ward & Cynthia Johnson, the mother of artist Jess Johnson, who collaborates with her daughter to create exquiste quilts that are on display in the Terminus exhibition. Saturday, 20 June at 2pm - followed by a walk-though of the exhibition. Entry by donation.

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Matariki TAG Art Studio

1 August 2019

Over three workshops children will experiment with a variety of materials exploring landscapes, colour and texture. This exploration will form the basis of a landscape artwork with a sculptural element which has been inspired by Matariki. Thursdays 1, 8, 15 August, 3:30pm – 5pm. Entry: $60 for 3 sessions

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Clay (uku) Workshop

10 August 2019

On Saturday 10 August from 10am-12pm, artist Linda Munn will teach participants pinch pot and coiling techniques to create small sculptures using uku (clay). Entry is $35 per participant (ages 15+, cost includes materials).

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Art for Kids Mid-Winter Fundraiser

13 August 2019

Join us for an evening of jazz, whisky and delicious food in the warmth and creative comforts of the Tauranga Art Gallery; all in the aid of the ArtBus. When: Tuesday 13 August. From 5.30pm. Very limited tickets available!

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Chartwell Trust

31 December 2019

Generously funding contemporary art conversations at the Tauranga Art Gallery.

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