Holiday Learning Programme: Smart Art – Make, Remix, Print

Experiment with digital and analogue art-making. Use virtual-reality painting and sculpting tools, colouring apps, and traditional collage techniques – even put yourself in an art work!

  • When Wed 4 Oct 2017, 10:00am–3:00pm
  • Where
    Hīnātore | Learning Lab, Level 4
  • Cost $58. Suitable for ages 6–13. BYO lunch. Materials provided.
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Choose from a range of Creation Stations where you can make, remix, and print art. Explore digital or analogue techniques, or have fun combining both.   

We also go on the floor to explore Te Papa’s collections on the Art Wall | Pātū Toi and in the PlaNet Pasifika Discovery Centre.

You can take home or download most kinds of art works made on the day.

Creation Stations: Activities throughout the day   

These stations run concurrently – explore them all, or focus on a favourite. 

Glass wall chalk portraits

Draw a speed portrait of a friend on a glass wall.

Girl drawing on a window


Glass wall chalk board, 2017. Te Papa

iPad painting

Use a range of iPad apps to make great art. Create colour fields and develop an art work inspired by Mark Rothko’s paintings.

VR Tilt Brush painting and sculpting

Make a painting or sculpture inside a virtual space using animated brushes. Learn how to take photos inside virtual reality to capture your art at its best angle.

Child using Tilt Brush VR technology


VR Tilt Brush, 2017. Te Papa

Green screen photography

Put yourself into an art work using chroma key (green screen) and digital compositing software.

A girl is a filmed in a 'green room'


Green screen photography, 2017. Te Papa

Draw, cut, fold, rub, glue!

Choose from various collage techniques to create an art work inspired by nature, patterns, and Pacific art.

Art touch tables

Take a closer look at New Zealand art from Te Papa’s collection on giant touch tables.

Little boys laughing playing on a touch table


Touch table, 2017. Te Papa


Smart Art – Make, Remix, Print sessions:

Wed 4 & Tue 10 Oct 2017 (join one session or both)