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.


Art Team

29 May-17 October 2021
Self-led session for all ages

Explore the larger than life work of Claudia Kogachi - can you find a basketball or see the drawings on the wall? After you've explored the galleries with our gallery pack, you can spend time in Toi Hut with hands-on art and sport action.


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