Join us for a series of intimate artist workshops in celebration of our exhibition Always Song in the Water. Learn how to create tapa miniatures with Tui Emma Gillies and Sulieti Fieme'a Burrowsor, and explore binding and body adornment with Neke Moa. Spaces are limited to just 15 for each workshop so book online today.

Tapa miniatures with Tui Emma Gillies and Sulieti Fieme'a Burrows

Sat 28 October, 1pm - 3pm | $50 pp

Create your own tapa miniature in this workshop guided by mother-daughter duo, Tui Emma Gillies and Sulieti Fieme'a Burrows. Tui & Sulieti are New Zealand-based Tongan artists specialising in tapa art. Their work can be challenging and thought-provoking while paying homage to their ancestral roots.

If you are interested in this workshop, click here to join our waitlist.

Binding and Body Adornment with Neke Moa

Sat 11 November, 1pm - 3pm | $50 pp | SOLD OUT

Join contemporary jeweller Neke Moa (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Ahuriri, Ngāti Porou, Tūwharetoa Ngāti Matepū, Ngāi Tū, and Ngāti Whakāri) in this hands-on workshop exploring binding, knot making and body adornment. Neke has a unique Māori adornment and sculptural practice, drawing on found or gifted materials by te taiao (the environment). You will look at her work, Hinemoana and use seashells and twine to create your own special taonga.

This workshop is now sold out. Click here to join our waitlist.

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