TUMANAKO! Children's Art Works for a Peaceful World 2017
Commemorating Hiroshima Day on 6 August,
TUMANAKO! Children’s art works for a peaceful world commemorating Hiroshima Day is an opportunity for 8 to 15-years-old children to create artwork sharing their aspirations for a peaceful world. The artworks will then be displayed at exhibitions around the country. There will be an opening day events in August.
TUMANAKO! Children’s art works for a peaceful world was held for the
first time in 2015. Despite a short lead time to organise the exhibition over 150 children participated from throughout the greater Wellington area. Some 300 people attending the children-centric opening event in the library’s Mezzanine Room. The location and the exhibition attracted a steady stream of people for the three weeks of the exhibition. Last year’s event saw the opening move to Wharewaka with 260 children participating and 400 attending.
In both years there was tremendous enthusiasm for the event and we have h
ad many requests to run it again this year. So far this year TUMANAKO! exhibitions are confirmed in Auckland, Hutt City, Wellington, and Whakatane.