Pacific Art 

Tivaevae manu (applique quilt) 2005, Vainetini o te mapu o Hamilton, Hamilton. Purchased 2005. Te Papa
Tivaevae manu (applique quilt) 2005, Vainetini o te mapu o Hamilton, Hamilton. Purchased 2005. Te Papa

Explore Pacific Art and create an artwork inspired by what you’ve seen.

Experience Te Papa’s magnificent collection of Pacific art from past and present. Explore the special place that Pacific art holds in Pacific cultures. See how contemporary artists are inspired by cultural traditions. Use stencils, rubbings, collage and drawing to create your own group art work - a Pacific wall hanging for your classroom - inspired by tapa and tivaevae.

Programme information

Availability: Year round

Learning areas and strands:

The Arts – Understanding the Arts in Context; Developing Practical Knowledge; Developing Ideas; Communicating and Interpreting

Social Science – Understand how cultural practices reflect and express people’s customs traditions and values.

Year level: Years 18

Duration:90 minutes

Cost per student: $6.50 (Teachers and parent helpers are free)

Full programme information: Essential reading prior to attending this programme. Pacific Art programme information (PDF, 55KB)

 

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