This term we are offering three different types of workshop delivery to choose from. You can either visit Te Uru and go for a gallery tour with a hands-on workshop, or we can visit you with our Art in a Box lessons, or try our new Art in a Bag workshops. Art in a Bag gives you a comprehensive lesson plan with everything you need to facilitate an interactive workshop in your classroom. 


Selfie triptych 
Get inspired by Marti Friedlander’s remarkable photographic portraits of well-known artists. Option A:  create a unique mixed media artwork that expresses your identity, culture and dreams. Option B: self-portrait print. (Yrs. 1–8, social history, identity, technology, English and visual art strands DI, CI, PK, UC)

T?rangawaewae fabric flags 
Explore your notions of home ‘where you belong’ and feel inspired by your local area. Starting at the Titirangi Library, enjoy an interactive and aesthetic learning adventure that explores our connection with nature and t?rangawaewae using imagination and oral storytelling then make a striking fabric flag using vibrant pastels. (Yrs. 1–8, science, te reo M?ori, social history and visual art strands DI, CI, PK, UC)

Clay space 
Visit our ceramic group exhibition Mercury in retrograde, learning about our planets and ceramics, then create a mixed media panel of clay planets finished with painted space background. (Yrs. 1–8, science, technology, maths and visual art strands DI, CI, PK, UC)

Art in a Bag option: k?kahu/cloak 
Create a special classroom k?kahu and learn about the history and significance of M?ori cloaks. The workshop will combine mixed media techniques as well as a collaborative element to complete your cloak. We can send this to your school with everything you need for this lesson plan. (Yrs. 1–8, social history, technology, and visual art strands DI, CI, PK, UC)

High school and Tertiary

Te Uru spring guided tour for high schools and tertiary students
Join us for an in-depth tour of Te Uru’s winter exhibitions with our knowledgeable curator or director. Choose from exhibitions: Marti Friedlander Portraits of the artists (photography), Mercury in retrograde (ceramics), Stars start falling (painting).

Te Uru and McCahon House Museum tandem visits
Students have the opportunity to view contemporary art at Te Uru followed by a tour of McCahon House in French Bay. With the cottage only a five-minute drive from the gallery, why not visit both in one outing?

Early childhood
We now provide gallery visits and workshops tailored to meet the needs of the preschool years. Take a tour of an appropriate exhibition followed by a hands-on workshop in our Learning Centre.

Workshop Rates

Our standard rate for a two hour workshop is $6/student or a concession rate of $5/student for multiple bookings. All materials are supplied.  

Workshop Times

Mornings 9.30–11.30am, afternoons 12.30 – 2.30pm
Extension classes welcome, contact us for further details.


Bookings and further information
09 8178087 X 204 or




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