Events & workshops

Dec
8
Sun
Museum closed during Howick Santa Parade
Dec 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

If you are thinking of visiting the museum on  Sunday 8 December, please contact museum staff to check the open hours nearer the time, as the Polish Museum staff will be in the Howick Santa Parade

The Polish Museum is pleased to take part in the 66th Howick Santa Parade along Picton Street, the main street of Howick. Come early to get a good spot!

Parade time and date Sunday December 8, 2019 at 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Ph 533 3530  0211070169
Email: phtmuseum@outlook.com

Dec
15
Sun
Celebrate a Polish Christmas workshop 2019
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

BOOKING RECOMMENDED

Starts at 2pm and runs for 2 hours till 4pm

Celebrate a Polish Christmas with paper and wool decorations.

  • Make wool spiders and paper chains with a twist for your own Christmas tree.
  • Create your own unique paper Christmas star to hang
  • Taste the Polish ginger biscuit called Pierniki
  • Learn some Christmas Eve traditions, watching the first star and Wigilia supper

This workshop is available for adults and/or children during the weeks leading to Christmas.

Dec
17
Tue
‘Teacher only Session’ for 2020 bookings
Dec 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
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Teacher Only Session for information about the PHTM in-house 1 hour lesson

In house lesson: Identity/Migration: Polish children arrive in 1944

You are warmly invited to a Teacher Only Session for the Learning Outside The Classroom, PHTM educational programme called Stefania For Schools based on the book Stefania’s Dancing Slippers by Jennifer Beck and illustrated by Lindy Fisher.

Primary / Intermediate teachers and home educators are invited to visit the Polish Museum for a presentation, in preparation for student visits in 2018 . Experience the ‘Stefania for Schools’ lesson called Identity/Migration: Polish children arrive in 1944 with slideshow, objects and artworks, linked to the NZ school curriculum.

These free sessions are also available on request at times and dates for your school team.

For bookings / enquiries and alternative dates email phtmuseum@outlook.com or phone Lynette, PHTM Education Officer, on 533 3530.

This programme is age appropriate from Years 3-8, age group 7-13 years old

PHTM building and flag imageMuseum building

 

Dec
22
Sun
Christmas close down at PHTM 22nd December 5pm
Dec 22 2019 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 19 2020 @ 10:00 am

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We are closed over the Christmas break, and will reopen 21st  Jan 2020 For all enquiries over this time regarding an ‘open after hours’ visit please phone:

021 107 1069

And I will try accommodate a visit for you.

Please give me advanced notice, if possible, thanks Ellen

Jan
21
Tue
reopen Tuesday 21st January 2020 at 10am
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Feb
4
Tue
‘Teacher only Session’ for 2020 bookings
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Picture1Artwork by Lindy Fisher c

Teacher Only Session for information about the PHTM in-house 1 hour lesson

In house lesson: Identity/Migration: Polish children arrive in 1944

You are warmly invited to a Teacher Only Session for the Learning Outside The Classroom, PHTM educational programme called Stefania For Schools based on the book Stefania’s Dancing Slippers by Jennifer Beck and illustrated by Lindy Fisher.

Primary / Intermediate teachers and home educators are invited to visit the Polish Museum for a presentation, in preparation for student visits in 2018 . Experience the ‘Stefania for Schools’ lesson called Identity/Migration: Polish children arrive in 1944 with slideshow, objects and artworks, linked to the NZ school curriculum.

These free sessions are also available on request at times and dates for your school team.

For bookings / enquiries and alternative dates email phtmuseum@outlook.com or phone Lynette, PHTM Education Officer, on 533 3530.

This programme is age appropriate from Years 3-8, age group 7-13 years old

PHTM building and flag imageMuseum building