Published by Te Papa Press
Publication date: October 2017
NZ RRP (incl. GST): $29.99
Extent: 160 pages
Format: Paperback with flaps, 270 x 200 mm
Illustrations: Full colour art works and black-and-white activities
Get in the frame with 100+ exciting art activities
Bursting with art activities, this fun new edition of the Art Activity Book aimed at young New Zealanders is sure to please – both children and their teachers and caregivers.
This new edition of a much loved and used book includes reproductions of 51 historical and contemporary works from Te Papa’s art collection, new works commissioned from contemporary New Zealand artists, and art-based activities. The wide range of art activities is designed to introduce children to a variety of different creative processes.
Kids’ imaginations can run wild as they explore new techniques while developing their understanding and enjoyment of art.
About the author
This book has been written and developed by Helen Lloyd, Gallery Educator at City Gallery Wellington, in consultation with Sarah Farrar, Senior Curator Art at Te Papa. Helen is a qualified art teacher with a visual art and art history degree and a Master’s in museum and gallery education. She has 20 years’ experience of teaching art to children of all ages in schools, museums and galleries in the United Kingdom, Russia and New Zealand. Author of the first New Zealand Art Activity Book and many online art resources, she is committed to developing inspiring creative learning experiences for children of all ages.