Art Exhibition

AHE ends the year with the Art Exhibition in Term 4.  It’s held at the very accessible and easy to find Te Tuhi Art Gallery in Pakuranga and is a lovely way to celebrate our children’s creativity. Each year we have a theme (2015 New Zealand Nature; 2016 Cultures and Countries of the World).african mask

We have an exciting theme lined up for 2017:
Myths, Legends and Fairytales


How does the AHE Art Fair work?

The emphasis is on participation and exhibition for all ages and is really a chance for children to bring along their art work and show it off!  We award a few winners for each category, but most of all we want to see the creative work children have been doing and give you them chance to see others’ work –  and enjoy being together as a community.
Everyone who enters will receive a participation certificate. Children of any age may enter. Samoan cloth

What kind of art work is allowed?

Pretty much anything, we think!  Drawings, painting, collage, sculpture, photography, craft….


Each participant may enter up to a maximum of TWO categories.
2D – that’s anything that can be displayed on a flat surface, such as card or canvas. For example: painting, sketching, etching, crayon and dye, collage, cartoon, pastels, printmaking etc or a mix.
3D and Craft this is any art work that is three dimensional. For example: clay sculpture, paper maiche, painted rocks, wire sculpture, masks, models, carving, dolls, jewellery.
Photography – that’s pretty straightforward. You take photos and display them!
Wearable Art – for the truly courageous! Art you can wear!


You may enter one art work OR you may enter multiple, up to the size of a display board (such as used for a Science Fair – able to be purchased at stationery shops).
If you enter 3D or Craft you may use up to half a trestle table (approx 1 m). If you need more, let the organising team know.


For 2016 the cost was $5 AHE member/$8 non-member per category per person.
Maximum cost per family is $20 AHE member/$35 non-member.
Should your child wish to enter more than one category then you will need to pay for an extra entry.

PAYMENT by internet: 12-3011-0543821-03 AHE


  • Art work that is submitted was made this calendar year.
  • Any assistance that the child has received with their art work must be acknowledged (see Entrant’s Form which will be sent to you when you register and will be given to judges).

Generally, tracing and copying is not acceptable. If this is done, it must be acknowledged. If you have any questions, please contact Kylie at

We look forward to seeing you at the next AHE Art Exhibition!

Thanks to following sponsors we have some great prizes for the AHE Art Exhibition:

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