Our educators offer fun, interactive New Zealand Curriculum-linked learning programmes for years 1–13 students at The Dowse Art Museum and the Petone Settlers Museum.

Brilliant Boats 

6 March- 1 August 2021
Educator led session for 3 and 4yr olds

Robert Rapson’s work helps us look at the world around us with more imaginative eyes. Together we will sail through the galleries and explore the joy of making art with clay in the creative workshop.


Animal Antics 

20 Feb- 27 June 2021
Self-led session for all ages

Discover the animals in Jane Dodd’s jewellery. Can you find a monkey up high and the wings of a bird?
After you have explored the galleries with our gallery pack you can spend some time in Toi Hut with hands on art and animal exploration.


Contact our educators Esme and Cat to find out more about our preschool art sessions.