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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

22 Jan 2022 - 09 Feb 2022

Dylan-Blanc Huata – Hi There, Haere

With mixed media works of splattered acrylics, oil pastels and spray paint, harmonious street-like style presents itself throughout the exhibition.

22 Jan 2022 - 16 Feb 2022

Genevieve Thornton, Elise Lidgett, and Michelle Mayn – Future Propositions

The collective workings of Genevieve Thornton and Elise Lidgett and Michelle Mayn.

15 Jan 2022 - 05 Mar 2022

Tiakina | Take Care

New Zealand artists are partnered with artists, from countries more stricken by COVID-19 in this free exhibition.

10 Jan 2022 - 27 Feb 2022

The Moon was Talking

Photographer Edith Amituanai presents a series of portraits made with Year 11 art students from Kelston Girls College.

03 Jan 2022 - 13 Feb 2022

Michelangelo – A Different View

The most complete and authentic reproduction of Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel to be shown outside the Vatican.

18 Dec 2021 - 20 Feb 2022

George Watson: Kōtiro, Emepaea

The first major solo exhibition by George Watson, comprising a newly commissioned video and installation.

11 Dec 2021 - 03 Apr 2022

Sculpture in the Gardens

Outdoor sculptures along a 1.7km trail, an indoor exhibition and more at Auckland Botanic Gardens. 

10 Dec 2021 - 13 Mar 2022

Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

An international exhibition exploring the work of legendary fashion designer Mary Quant.