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Murals and Street Art


Cinzah Merkins, Te Haaro o Te Kaahu ki Tuawhakarere, View the Future with the Insight of a Hawk, 2019

Primary, Intermediate, Secondary

Key Themes: Public Art, Graffiti Art, Art and Politics/Social Messages, Murals, Local
Subject Areas: Visual Arts, Social Sciences, English
Key Competencies: Thinking, Using Language, Symbols and Texts, Relating to Others
Cost: Programme FREE of charge
Duration: 90 minutes

Street Art has become an increasingly popular art form, with walls and sides of buildings around the Hawke's Bay becoming canvases for large-scale, striking artworks. In this programme, students will learn about the origins of Street Art - both overseas, and here in Aotearoa. We will embark on a walking tour of Hastings, examining local examples of Street Art, and the meanings and motifs behind the works. Back in the gallery, students will create a vibrant artworks inspired by street art and mural designs using stencils, rollers and paint.

Contact our LEOTC Educator with any questions, phone 027 332 5496 or email.


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