School Holiday Programmes at MTG!

School holidays are fast approaching, so it’s time to check out all the fun sessions being held at MTG Hawke’s Bay. To register and pre-pay, please visit the friendly staff at the museum. Spaces are filling fast, so get in touch today!

Painting kowhaiwhai patterns       
Tuesday 2 October   
10am – 12pm           
Age 7+

View kowhaiwhai patterns and learn of their meaning and significance. Invent your own special design to work on during the session and take away for decorating. This programme involves painting so please wear old clothes.

Tutor: Roseanne Brown                                             
Cost : $15.00
Limit:  15 students

Printmaking for beginners

Thursday 4 October     
10am – 12pm                                                                                           
Age 7+

Explore a simple printmaking technique and make a series of small prints on paper using ink, craft foam and a miniature press. This session could get a little messy, so please wear old clothes.

Tutor:  Lisa Feyen                                                        
Cost: $15.00
Limit: 10 students

Stop Motion Animation & Virtual Reality

Tuesday 9 October 
10am – 12pm                                 
Age 9+

Think you could create the next Boxtrolls or Wallace and Gromit? This ‘hands-on’ session will get you started! Discover the magic of Stop Motion Animation and Virtual Reality. Learn how to make the models, create storyboards, animate and edit your own short film. This beginner's workshop will introduce you to the techniques of Stop Motion and how to make short experimental films using our Stop Motion capture software. Virtual Reality (VR) makes it possible to experience anything, anywhere, any time. It is the most immersive type of reality technology and in this session you’ll take part in a virtual game called Beat Saber, a rhythm game where the goal is to slash the beats which perfectly fit into precisely handcrafted music. Please bring your own USB stick.

Tutors: Steve Brock/Gaynor Comley                                                
Cost: $20.00
Limit: 15 students

Plastic fantastic: upcycle bottles into artwork

Thursday 11 October   
10am – 12pm                             
Age 5+

Turn your used plastic bottles into creative projects after seeing George Nuku’s exhibition for inspiration. Students need to bring two plastic bottles and can choose to make a sea creature, make a bird feeder or make a pencil jar.

Tutors: Gaynor Comley/Jenny Wake                                           
Cost: $10.00
Limit: 15 students

25 September 2018

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