Events & workshops

Exhibition: Polish Christmas Traditions.
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm

Christmas in Poland is commonly referred to as Gwiazdka, or Little Star. The holiday season is filled with festivities. This exhibition is on from 1-17 December 2023 at the Polish Museum, 125 Elliot St, Howick, Tue-Fri 10-4 & Sun 12-5. Museum entry is by donation and groups by prior arrangement for a small fee. P: 533 3530. E:

Workshop: Celebrate a Polish Christmas
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Celebrate a Polish Christmas with paper and wool decorations.

Learn some Christmas Eve traditions, watching the first star and Wigilia supper.

Enjoy family fun creating your own paper and wool Christmas decorations to take home after the presentation.

For ages 5-adult. All children to be accompanied by an adult, thank you.

Cost is $10 per person and includes all materials provided (cash or internet banking is available, sorry no Eftpos).

Bookings are preferred; please contact museum staff by phone 09 533 3530 or email

This workshop is also available for groups of adults or adults with children during the weeks leading up to Christmas. Please contact museum staff to arrange a date and time to suit your own group. Ph 09 533 3530 or email

Beginner’s Paper Cut-outs Workshop
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come create with paper and scissors. Great activity for the whole family. Relaxing and fun.

Polish decorative paper cut-outs belong to the most colourful in the world. Traditionally they were cut by hand, without drawing the lines first, using sheep shears.

  • Take home 2 art works
  • Watch a short presentation
  • Designs based on the Lowicz and Kurpie regions of Poland
  • This workshop is also available throughout the year, on other dates and days, and is ideal for birthday parties too!

$10.00 per person. Age 7-adult.

Bookings preferred please, phone 533 3530 or 021 107 0169 or email us. All children to be accompanied by an adult please.

Museum hours Tue to Fri 10-4 and Sunday 12-5.