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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
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Discovering Hilma af Klint
Free Guided Tour
1 hour | Year 1-13 | Free 

Take part in creative and critical thinking activities to discover the work of Hilma af Klint. Be inspired by large scale, radiantly coloured paintings and speculate on her message to the world.

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Shapes, Symbols, Symmetry
Tour and Painting Workshop
2 hours | Year 1-13 | $3

Explore af Klint's passion for colour and light, symbols and symmetry, and more. Students will paint decorative designs and experiment with biomorphic and geometric forms.

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Speaking in Colour
Hilma af Klint and Rita Angus at City Gallery and Te Papa
Available Term 1 2022 | $3 guided tours / $6 with painting workshop  

Two trailblazing women artists, one great day out at City Gallery and Te Papa. An unmissable opportunity to learn about two visionary painters in one day.

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Teacher Preview 
Monday 13 December | 4.30 - 6.30pm | Free | SOLD OUT

Free entry to the show, a curator-led floor talk along with refreshments in the education studio and a chance to hear about what’s on offer for primary and secondary schools.

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City Gallery Te Whare Toi

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Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings

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About City Gallery Wellington and Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings

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Students can experience af Klint's abstract paintings and notebooks, delving into a world of rich symbolism in The Secret Paintings. Hilma af Klint's quest to explore the visible and invisible mysteries of the world through art is a perfect starting point for student enquiry and exploration. 

Booked school groups will enjoy free entry to this charged exhibition. Programme charges apply. Availability is limited so get in touch to book your session

School Programmes

Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings
4 December 2021–⁠27 March 2022

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PHOTO CREDITS AND CAPTIONS (FROM TOP, L-R)

nstallation view Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings, City Gallery Wellington Te Whare Toi, 2021. Photo by: Cheska Brown.

Hilma af Klint at her studio at Hamngatan 5, Stockholm C1895.
Photograph courtesy of the Hilma af Klint Foundation, Stockholm.

Session times: 9.30-11.30am and 12.30-2.30pm | Suits year 1-13

Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint
Secondary Student Screening

Tuesday 8 March | 10am - 11.45am | Year 11-13 | Koha

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a class visit to Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings and a screening of Halina Dryschka’s illuminating documentary about the artist’s life and work.

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Art and Animation
Animated Shorts for Schools

2 hours | Year 1-6 | $3 

Join us for an inspirational morning of art and animation. Students will discover Hilma af Klint’s radiantly coloured abstract artworks then sit back and enjoy a selection of animated short films connected to themes in the show. 

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Creative Mindfulness
Drawing tour and workshop

2 hours | Year 1-8 | $3 

A mindful tour of Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings with creative activities along the way. Students will experiment with drawing as a way to connect mind and body, and to stay present, calm, and curious.

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Free Buses to City Gallery Wellington

We recognise that transport costs can be a big barrier to visiting the Gallery. Thanks to the City Gallery Foundation we are able to offer transport grants to attend education programmes at City Gallery Wellington.

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Learning Resources

Discovering Hilma af Klint
Free Guided Tour
1 hour | Year 1-13 | Free 

Take part in creative and critical thinking activities to discover the work of Hilma af Klint. Be inspired by large scale, radiantly coloured paintings and speculate on her message to the world.

FIND OUT MORE >

Shapes, Symbols, Symmetry
Tour and Painting Workshop
2 hours | Year 1-13 | $3

Explore af Klint's passion for colour and light, symbols and symmetry, and more. Students will paint decorative designs and experiment with biomorphic and geometric forms.

FIND OUT MORE >

Speaking in Colour
Hilma af Klint and Rita Angus at City Gallery and Te Papa
Available Term 1 2022 | $3 guided tours / $6 with painting workshop  

Two trailblazing women artists, one great day out at City Gallery and Te Papa. An unmissable opportunity to learn about two visionary painters in one day.

FIND OUT MORE >

Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint
Secondary Student Screening

Tuesday 8 March | 10am - 11.45am | Year 11-13 | Koha

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a class visit to Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings and a screening of Halina Dryschka’s illuminating documentary about the artist’s life and work.

FIND OUT MORE >

Art and Animation - Livestream Learning
Animated Shorts for Schools

90 minutes | 10am - 11:30am | Year 1-6 | $3 

Join us for an inspirational morning of art and animation. Students will discover Hilma af Klint’s radiantly coloured abstract artworks then sit back and enjoy a selection of animated short films connected to themes in the show. 

FIND OUT MORE >

Creative Mindfulness
Drawing tour and workshop

2 hours | Year 1-8 | $3 

A mindful tour of Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings with creative activities along the way. Students will experiment with drawing as a way to connect mind and body, and to stay present, calm, and curious.

FIND OUT MORE >

Free Buses to City Gallery Wellington

We recognise that transport costs can be a big barrier to visiting the Gallery. Thanks to the City Gallery Foundation we are able to offer transport grants to attend education programmes at City Gallery Wellington.

FIND OUT MORE >