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  • Faerie Wing Making - Hutt Winter Festival

    Faerie Wing Making - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    Join artist Tina Rae Carter to create some wings to wear at the Hutt Winter Festival. Be part of the puppet parade! Walk the community labyrinth in your faerie wings! Dance to the pop-up performances. Be inspired by Read More

  • Puppet Show & Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    Puppet Show & Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    At this workshop you’ll watch a puppet show, and then learn to make your own puppets. Bring your puppet to the Hutt Winter Festival on Sat 18 August and be in the Puppet Parade alongside Hutt Winter Festival's Read More

  • Bike Illuminating Station - Hutt Winter Festival

    Bike Illuminating Station - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    Have you taken part in one of the illuminated bikes workshops? Awesome, bring your wheels to the Hutt Winter Festival illuminated bike parade. Missed a workshop? Never fear! The bike illuminating station is here. At Read More

  • Poi Workshops - Hutt Winter Festival

    Poi Workshops - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    Make your own poi and then learn how to swing it. The poi was traditionally used to increase flexibility and strength in the hands and arms and to improve coordination. It was swung to the rhythmic sounds of nature. The Read More

  • Weaving Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    Weaving Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    Learn how to make a bouquet of ngā puti puti (flowers) using basic harakeke (flax) weaving techniques and traditional methods used by Māori and Polynesians. Limit: 15 participants About the artist: Kody Loretz Read More

  • Lantern Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    Lantern Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    At these lantern making workshops you will be creating a lantern that you can attach to a bike, wheelchair or pushchair, or carry while you walk. We’ll show you how you can light it up either using your bike lights or Read More

  • Mask Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    Mask Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    Take inspiration from the wild nature around us, play with colour, patterns and shapes to design your own mask with The Dowse Education team. Bring your mask and join in the fun on Saturday 18th August at the Hutt Read More

  • Pae In the Face - Hutt Winter Festival

    Pae In the Face - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    Have fun learning te reo with Tōku Reo's Pae in the Face game. Suitable for any level of te reo, whether you're completely fluent or know only a few words. This is a great way to break the ice! Fun for all ages, Read More

  • Taaniko Brooch Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    Taaniko Brooch Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    This workshop will teach people how to make little tāniko badges on pins - reflecting Mata Aho’s show at the Dowse on a miniature scale. The materials will be natural fibre (hemp, muka) and embroidery thread. Read More

  • Kathak Indian Dance Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    Kathak Indian Dance Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

    The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

    Sat 18 Aug / Family & Lifestyle

    An interactive session of Kathak, Indian classical dance, where Mayur Dance Academy students will get the audience on their feet and teach them few steps. Kathak is an Indian classical dance form that originated Read More

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