Visual Art

Ongoing / On demand

Ngā Toi Māori

Get your students kanohi ki te kanohi with toi Māori. Te Hau Whakatonu | A Series of Never-Ending Beginnings is a wonderful opportunity to experience a huge range of styles and media including drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. The artworks are arranged according to kaupapa connected to whakapapa, histories, pūrākau (legends) and taiao (nature) Every Māori artist in the Govett-Brewster Collection is represented.

Art and Inspiration

The Len Lye exhibitions Charting the Zig-Zags and The Edge of the Sea are a great introduction to how to get good ideas for art, especially focusing on nature and the marine environment. Lye’s various drawing techniques may also inspire ākonga to work in new directions.