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Past event

Family Day

14 April 2018

Fun art activities for the whole whānau on the first weekend of the school holidays.

Explore your creativity with inventive mark-making, and become a Squiggla! Join in with our collaborative drawing or make your own to music. If you have one, bring along your own device and we’ll help you to upload your creations into your own Squiggla Gallery using the Squiggla app. There will also be story time, a fun short film and a family-friendly guided tour of the exhibition, This Is New Zealand. Plus, talented kids play Michael Parekōwhai’s carved piano.


11am–4pm Come see This Is New Zealand and do a LOOk! card at the Art Cart

11am–4pm Join in with our collaborative Squiggla drawing or make your own to music – Education Studio and Reading Room

11am–4pm Watch Spring Jam, a 6min fun short film inspired by Aotearoa New Zealand and screened by Square Eyes Film Foundation – Auditorium

11am Gabriele Gschwendtner plays Michael Parekōwhai’s piano

1pm / 3pm Talented kids play Michael Parekōwhai’s piano

11.30am/1.30pm/3.30pm Story time with Felicity Cozens – Reading Room

2pm Family-friendly exhibition tour of This is New Zealand


Supported by Chartwell Trust and City Gallery Foundation.