Pacific Arts | Toi Moana

Explore a variety of Pacific arts and create artwork inspired by what you’ve experienced and observed.

Learning areas and strands

Arts, Social Sciences

Education type

Education visit


1 hour

Suitable for

Years 1–8


$6.50 per student (free for teachers and parent helpers)

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Guided by our educators, your students will:

  • Experience Te Papa’s magnificent collection of Pacific art

  • Understand the special significance of the arts in Pacific cultures

  • See how contemporary artists are inspired by cultural traditions.

Ngatu (tapa cloth), maker unknown. Purchased 1993 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa (FE010244)

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