Hop, skip and jump into your creative imagination these July school holidays to explore storytelling through artmaking.

Join the Gallery as they uncover the processes of creating fun and inspired art while reusing materials in unexpected ways. Delivered by their in-house team of art educators and artists, you will become immersed in the magical world of creativity.

Week one programme: 

  • Mon 3 July: Daydream landscape printmaking
  • Tues 4 July: Fantasy maps
  • Wed 5 July: Vivid mosaics
  • Thurs 6 July: Zany puppets
  • Fri 7 July: Futuristic machines

Week two programme:

  • Mon 10 July: Futuristic machines 
  • Tues 11 July: Zany puppets 
  • Wed 12 July: Fantasy maps 
  • Thurs 13 July: Daydream landscape printmaking 
Auckland Art Gallery Whanau drop-ins
School holidays at AAG
School holidays at AAG


Daydream landscape printmaking: Explore printmaking techniques to develop your own daydream landscape. Discover different ways to refine your images and create a unique, imagined world.

Fantasy maps: Follow your imagination and discover the world of cartography, or map-making! Become a builder of worlds, an explorer of lands and a map-maker of invented realms! Use old-school techniques and materials to create your own fantasy lands.

Vivid mosaics: Explore the ancient art of mosaic making! Add colour and fun to your garden by designing and making a bird bath to take home using upcycled materials and simple techniques.

Zany puppets: Reimagine everyday materials in fun and unexpected ways and create a family of puppets using socks, gloves and mixed materials.

Futuristic machines: Invent your own futuristic machine and build it out of recycled materials.

$2 per hour to a max of $12 on weekends and a $12 flat rate for weekday evenings at The Civic car park. Find out more

Last updated: 21 December 2020