- Events Calendar
- October School Holiday Programme - Waikato Museum
October School Holiday Programme - Waikato Museum
Fill your child’s life with more art, design, and science! Supervised programmes for ages 7-13 years only. $45 per day.
The Great Pompom Pandemonium
Monday 30 September
Pompom pets have taken over the museum! Come along and create your own pompom whanau.
Tuesday 1 October
Explore the world of contemporary art inspired by the National Contemporary Art Award and create your own miniature 2D and 3D artworks using paint, print and clay. Plan and present your own private exhibition.
An Awfully Arty Christmas
Wednesday 2 October
Print your very own set of original Christmas cards and create a beautiful calendar for the year ahead.
Twirl your World
Thursday 3 October
Get your twirl on with paper quilling! Come and learn how to roll, fold, and shape paper to create a three-dimensional design.
Friday 4 October
Get ready to get messy with all sorts of slime! Trial different recipes and explore this irresistible tactile matter in depth. Make your own ‘slime box’ to store your creations.
Ugly is the new Beautiful
Monday 7 October
Create some of the cutest ugly dolls to take home. Give each its own personality and increase your bedroom family.
Tuesday 8 October
Explore the mysterious and intriguing world of Picturesque Gardens and take home a 3D secret garden of your own.
Make it Magic!
Wednesday 9 October
Dust off your spell books, polish up your wand, and join us for a day of magical and mystifying arts and crafts at Waikato Museum.
Seriously Steam Punk
Thursday 10 October
History meets the future in science fantasy inspired by 19th-century design and steam-powered machinery. Create a steam punk character. Dress and gear up in style for the day.
Friday 11 October
Join us on a journey through and beyond our solar system. What strange new worlds will we find? What will they look like? Explore, imagine and create your own world.