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January School Holiday Art: Week 1

10 Jan 2022 to 14 Jan 2022
Week Days, 10 - 28 Jan 2022
A selection of art-making adventures to surprise and inspire this summer holidays.
Event type: 
Art, Craft, Public Art
Free - Donations welcome
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre
42 Queen Street New Plymouth, 4310 Aotearoa New Zealand


  • Todd Energy Learning Centre
  • Weekdays, 10 – 28 January 2022
  • Please note due to social distancing there will be 2 session times:
  • Session 1: 10.45 am to 11.30 am
  • Session 2: 11.45 am to 12.30pm
  • Spaces are limited so please register on arrival.
  • Participation is free, but donations are welcome.
  • All art materials are provided.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Activities suitable for ages 4 years+
  • Vaccine Passes and mask wearing required by parents and over-12s attending Family Art, and masks recommended for under 12s.
  • Covid sign-in and mask wearing required by all visitors to the Gallery.


A selection of art-making adventures to surprise and inspire this summer holidays.

January School Holiday Art Week 1:

Monday 10 Jan
Adventure playground
Fold, roll and cut cardboard to create a crazy model obstacle course.  

Tues 11 Jan  
Manu Kōrero

Construct a manu from crafty materials. If your manu could speak what would it say to the world?

Wed 12 Jan 
Under the Microscope

Paint and draw creatures that your eyes can’t see.

Thu 13 Jan
Batik Splash 

Brush on cold wax then swish and dribble dye to make a water-themed picture.

Fri 14 Jan

Create a story in clay: press shells and experiment with tools to form patterns and tracks.

Written by

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

21 Dec 2021

Interests The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is New Zealand's premier contemporary art museum and home to the collection of modernist filmmaker and kinetic sculptor Len Lye. Admission is free.