Surrealist Art | He Toi Pohewa Whānau Day: Expect the unexpected!

Bring the whānau

for a surreal day of activities and performances. Be surprised, delighted, confused, and excited!

  • When | Āhea Thu 15 Jul 2021, 10.00am–3.00pm
  • Where | Ki hea
    Wellington Foyer, Level 2
  • Cost | Te utu Free event

Have you ever drawn a picture with your eyes closed?
Have you ever used a type writer?
Have you ever seen a crab-penguin-spaceman?

Try your hand at some surrealist techniques to produce your own writing and art works.

Once you've finished making, bind your creations together into your own surrealist book. Make one on your own, with a friend, or as a whānau


There will be performances and appearances popping up in unexpected places throughout the day. So come along and be surprised!

This event does not include entry to Surrealist Art | He Toi Pohewa.

Three children making badges at a table


Te Taiao Whānau Day, 2019. Photo by Jo Moore. Te Papa