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Day 1: Create & Challenge

Start your camp with creativity and team building at Capital E! First up, it’s exploring Virtual Reality in MediaLab. Next up, City Gallery WellingtonJoin the gallery educators for a Mural Tour and Screenprinting Workshop. Create a screenprint inspired by what you have seen incorporating kupu Māori.  

Day 2: Protest & Demonstrate

Start your day at Wellington Museum, which gives students the chance to connect the past, present, and future. In our Protest and Action programmestudents reflect on the driving factors behind social changeand contemporary issues. After lunch, it’s on to Capital E’s OnTV where your class will create their own TV show!

Day 3: Tour & Explore

Take the Cable Car up to Space Place, where your students will discover the collection of telescopes in a Telescope Tour. Eat a packed lunch in always beautiful Botanic Gardens.  Next up, Nairn Street CottageThe cottage is a 30 minute walk from Space Place. Here your students can explore Waves of Migrationwith a guided visit of the Wallis family home

Come to City Gallery Wellington for experiences and encounters. From 11am-3pm there will be a range of activities and pop-ups happening throughout the Gallery for you to discover.    

Join us for a day of fun and creativity that the whole whānau can get in on.  

The Future of Monuments

Today, many want to pull down war memorials as expressions of bad politics, especially those memorials that legitimise evil and injustice. Are there 'good' war memorials—and who decides? Can we make use of 'bad' war memorials? How do we understand miscellaneous contemporary war-memorial projects, like Peter Eisenman's Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin and Ground Zero in New York, or Weta and Te Papa's The Scale of War and Peter Jackson 'colourising' World War I footage? What form could future memorials take?

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Sunday 1 October, 11am-3pm

Is it a flower? Is it a house? Is it a space station? Help us bring Bloom to life using bright pink construction pieces to connect, construct, and deconstruct whole new worlds. Imagine and collaborate as a family. 


11am-3pm | Foyer

Everyone knows that Wellington is the coolest little capital. Help us build a creative community by decorating your own house. Using our models, turn a house into a work of art with colour, pattern and more. 

Make a House

11am-3pm | Drop-in | First Floor

Home is where the art is. Work with us to make a Zine all about your home and what makes it special to you and your family.  

Zine Making

11am-3pm | Drop-in | Education Studio

Art and imagination come together in these pop-up story times. Get comfortable and settle in as Wellington City Libraries offers a range of stories to delight and inspire 

Story Time

11.30am & 1pm | Drop-in | Adam Auditorium

Join one of our talented Gallery Guides as we explore an artwork and spark conversation. Spend time with us to take a slower look and reflect on the wonderful artworks and exhibitions we have on offer. 

Art Encounter Jr

12pm & 2pm

Feel free to take a break from the action at any point through out Family Day. The Board Room provides a quiet space to recharge for more family fun.

Quiet Space

11am-3pm | Boardroom

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