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Gallery Explorer: Drawing from Art


Students will respond to what they see in the gallery through a range of activities including drawing, aiming to develop their own observation based imagery.

This programme gives students the opportunity to observe and draw, using the style, techniques and conventions of the exhibiting artists. Secondary students can also use this programme to research artworks in their selected field.

• Students will examine how works are arranged in order to communicate the artist’s ideas. They will use thinking skills to talk about how art works are composed.

• Students will analyse the relationships between elements in the work.

Key competencies: Thinking, using language symbols and texts, participating and contribution, managing self, relating to others

Curriculum strands: Visual Arts: understanding the arts in context, communicating and interpreting, developing practical knowledge, developing ideas. English: listening, reading, viewing and speaking, writing and presenting.

NCEA: 1.2-2.2-3.2- 1.1-2.1-3.1.

Duration: One hour, however, we can change it to meet your timeframe.

Suitable: For Year 1-13

Available: Throughout the year

Cost: Free

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Gallery Hours

Opening hours - Level 2
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10am - 4pm
Closed on public holidays.

Entry is FREE


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