City Gallery City Gallery Wellington


Street Art Tour and Stenciling Workshop

Term 1

General entry

$3 per student

1 hour 45 mins

Age range

All ages

Discover the motifs and meanings of street art with a focus on murals in and around Te Ngākau Civic Square. Take a close look at the patterns and symbols in Weaving Hope by Ruth Robertson Taylor and the Muslim community. Examine the Māori figures and motifs used by Johnson Witehira in Ngā Kākano. Students will learn to use stencils and rollers to create a painting inspired by street art.

Learning areas:
Visual Art

  • Understanding the arts in context
  • Developing practical knowledge
  • Communicating and interpreting

Social Science

  • Indentity culture, and organisation