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Arts 19 Jul 2016

Searching for Gottfried Lindauer portraits

It is estimated there are more than 100 original paintings by the prolific 19th-century portraitist yet to be discovered.

Community 18 Jul 2016

The eyes of the god, Tāwhirimātea

In celebration of Matariki Festival 2016 Auckland Libraries has created a short video that tells the story of the dawning of the Māori new year. This story is one version of many different interpretations of Matariki.

Community 13 Jul 2016

Council integrating arts and culture into everyday life

For the first time since council amalgamation, a wide snapshot across the council family is capturing the range of arts and culture activity from its many departments and council controlled organisations.

Arts 12 Jul 2016

Celebrating cultural identity with visual artist, Peata Larkin

Peata Larkin is referencing traditional Māori motifs to create innovative and sought after paintings that celebrate our unique identity.

Arts 12 Jul 2016

A new look arts centre for Howick

On 11 June, Howick’s Uxbridge Arts Centre reopened after a year long redevelopment, realising the community’s vision for a fit for purpose arts and culture facility.

Heritage 11 Jul 2016

Seeking new stories of the old west

The Waitākere Ranges Local Board is seeking original research for a new heritage conference focused on West Auckland’s history, called New Stories of the Old West.

Arts 8 Jul 2016

Māori Language Week goes POP

POPPING and piquing public interest on Queens Wharf to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.

Arts 14 Jun 2016

Hearts of the City: Sara Hughes

Like a sun burst, this heart is exploding with everything life has to offer. Sara hopes that its rays will be positive and life affirming to passersby.

Events141 Results

29 Jan 2022

Musocoal – Draw a Musician as you Listen

A new life-drawing experience and that's free to attend. 

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Construction Boom – Mark Whippy

Mark’s series aims to capture people during the changing times in Auckland.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Garth Steeper – Kororareka Olive Green and Oxide Red

This exhibition depicts the northern town of Kororareka in the Bay of Islands around the 1820s.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Joanna Black – Whakaata Kitea (Through the Looking Glass)

This exhibition shows the symbolic meaning of the uses of mirrors in Joanna Black's art.

25 Jan 2022 - 29 Jan 2022

The Kamasutra Chronicles

This play explores the ups and downs of marriage while boldly challenging stereotypes.

25 Jan 2022 - 06 Mar 2022

Exhibition: Oliver Cain | Let's Start Again

Cain’s work covers a broad range of topics as it changes and develops as well as a wide range of materials.

25 Jan 2022 - 06 Mar 2022

Exhibition: Ruth Cleland | Terrazzo

Paintings and drawings from the supermarket series focusing on the patchwork of terrazzo flooring in the refrigerated and bakery aisles.

24 Jan 2022 - 18 Apr 2022

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail

An immersive public art trail is surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau.