Visual Art

Art drop-in session - create hanging constellations

Create hanging constellations with foil and install them to mark the arrival of the Matariki star cluster.

  • Ages 6+
  • Free
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  • Wed, 11 Jul at 9AM
  • Thu, 12 Jul at 9AM
  • Fri, 13 Jul at 9AM

10am - 4pm
Wed 11 July - Fri 13 July

Upcycle foil bags to create a star or constellation on any scale you like – macro, micro or massive.

This interactive activity includes problem solving, pattern making, construction skills, basic Māori astronomy and of course, creativity. Work in teams or fly solo as you work to build a galaxy of constellations to hang in Te Oro or to take home.

Bring comfortable clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and BYO snacks and drink bottle to refuel with.

Jackson Vogt

Jackson is the Makerspace teacher at Pt England school where he teaches art, design and environmental sustainability to primary students.

He loves helping children explore their creativity, experimenting with new ideas and most of importantly, having fun making art.

Jackson has taught in primary schools across Tāmaki Makaurau. He enjoys using a wide range of methods and materials with students including stenciling, upcycling, painting murals and 3D printing.

Jackson Vogt

Jackson Vogt

Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board