Aratoi offers a continuous education programme Monday -Thursday, free-of-charge. Bookings are essential.
We are happy to adapt the session and activities to fit the needs of your tamariki. 
Our programmes are led by Museum Educators Kate Devenny and Becky Bateman.

How to Book

For all queries, please contact: or call 06 370 0001.

All programmes are FREE (with schools to organise their own transport).

Current Programme 

Guided tours are available for Gavin Hipkins and Peter Peryer - Gone Home photography exhibition 7 March - 30 August 2020. This is an excellent opportunity for senior photography students to experience up close the work of two iconic New Zealand photographers. The sessions include the exhibition tour and a hands-on activity.

Toi Raranga - The Art of Weaving exhibition shows traditional and contemporary raranga from the collection. Guided tours of this exhibition offer students insight into the tradition and skills of weaving. This session include hands-on mahi toi. Tours available 1 August - 20 September 2020.

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Aratoi Museum Educator Becky Bateman
Museum Educator Becky Bateman leading a group of students through the museum's 50th anniversary exhibition.

Education programmes are kindly supported
by Masterton Trust Lands Trust.