Each year over 9,500 local children travel to the Tauranga Art Gallery where they experience a NZ curriculum art programme and create their own artwork. These visits are the beginning of a life-long connection with the arts. They help foster a child’s creative mind and to apply critical, innovative, and reflective thinking to all areas of their life.
Each child comes to the gallery on a free ArtBus. This service makes it affordable for schools to engage in the art programmes developed by the gallery.
We need your help to keep this bus service free for schools!
2019 Art for Kids Event Sponsors:
It takes a village to grow a child. Tauranga Art Gallery would also like to acknowledge Friends of Tauranga Art Gallery, Western Bay of Plenty District Council and TECT for their ongoing support of the ArtBus and our community development programmes.
Our bank account details are The Tauranga Art Gallery Trust BNZ
02 0432 0046192 25 – reference ArtBus Donation
Payable to Tauranga Art Gallery Trust, PO Box 13255, Tauranga 3141
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Phone +64 (0) 7 578 7933
Cnr Wharf & Willow Streets, Downtown Tauranga, 3110
Box 13255 Tauranga, 3141, New Zealand
Open Daily 10.00am - 4.30pm
Entry: NZ Residents by Donation. Children (12 years & under) Free. International Visitors $7.