TAG Art Studios

TAG art studios for all ages are inspired by current exhibitions and are delivered by exhibiting artists and our own specialist Gallery Educators.

For Children

A range of TAG art studios for children aged 4 years+ are advertised regularly.

Sign up HERE to receive information about sessions as soon as they are released.

July School Holiday Programme
Over this school holiday period there will be two different programmes both inspired by artist Lewis Tamihana Gardiner’sexhibition of pounamu (greenstone) artworks. The programmes are as follows:

Week 1, Monday 8 July – Thursday 11 July
Printed Taonga
During this week of the holidays children will explore different printmaking techniques to create their own printed artwork. 

For this programme we have workshops available for ages 4 - 14.

Please ensure that your child is only booked in once for this programme and respect the age requirement for this classes. An adult is required to sign each child in and out of each session.

To make a booking please click HERE

Week 2, Monday 15 July – Thursday 18 July 

Soap Carving
For the second week of the holidays children will experiment with the art of whakairo (carving) using soap, paua and shells.

For this programme we have workshops available for ages 6 - 14.

Please ensure that your child is only booked in once for this programme and respect the age requirement for this classes. An adult is required to sign each child in and out of each session.

To make a booking please click HERE

For Adults

TAG art studios for adults are offered throughout the year.

They cater to a range of abilities and are inspired by the Art Gallery's exhibitions.  

Art studios are led by guest artists or Gallery Educators, and take place on weekends or weekday evenings.

Bookings for these are essential. 

Drop-in art sessions for the whole family are advertised regularly and cost $2 per participant.

No bookings are required for these.

 

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Adult Art Studio: Weaving Workshop 
Sunday 7 July, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

For ages 15+
$20 per participant
Click HERE to make a booking

In this hands-on and creative adults workshop, artist Parewhati Taikato will teach participants the art of raranga or Māori weaving using harakeke flax.

Max 18 participants

Art Studio: Adult Uku (Clay) Workshops
Saturday 10 August
Two session times available, please book in once:
Session One: 
Saturday 10 August: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Session Two:
Saturday 10 August: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
$35 per participant (cost includes materials)

For this hands-on and creative adult workshop, artist Linda Munn will teach participants pinch pot and coiling techniques to create small sculptures using uku (clay).

There are two sessions and spaces are limited. The workshops are for ages 15+. Bookings are $35 per participant and can be paid for online by credit/debit card.