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Past event

School Holiday Programme: Craftcamp

10am–4pm, Wed 18, Thu 19, Fri 20 April

Get inspired by the exhibition, This Is New Zealand.

Artist Becca Hasselman's Craftcamp workshops are for creative kids aged 5 to 12 years. All workshops suit beginners to more experienced learners.

Meet in the foyer of City Gallery Wellington, Civic Square. Workshops are held in the Gallery’s Education Studio, upstairs.

Sessions include a supervised lunch break. Please send your child along with a packed lunch.

Wednesday 18 April, 10am–4pm
Michael Parekōwhai’s photographs and piano

Begin your day with Michael Parekōwhai’s photographs of flowers, and then create your own drawings and paintings. After looking at the artist’s piano, try your hand at creating your own cardboard sculpture.


Thursday 19 April, 10am–4pm
Abstract landscapes and fabric collages

In this session, we will make abstract landscapes inspired by John Drawbridge’s enormous painting in the morning and fabric collages inspired by Michael Stevenson’s Trekka in the afternoon.


Friday 20 April, 10am–4pm
Telling stories through pictures

This session explores how images can tell a story. Inspired by Hugh MacDonald’s film This Is New Zealand, we will plan and create together one big painted artwork.