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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Māori Language Week goes POP
POPPING and piquing public interest on Queens Wharf to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.
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.
Kids Tongan Ngatu (Tapa Cloth) Workshop
Kids can learn about Tongan Ngatu (Tapa Cloth) using a similar process to Ngatu making using paper, crayons, and Indian ink.
Community hub activities: Central City Library
There will be performances and workshops for the whole family from the Pacific Islands, Europe and Asia.
Come to CultureFest to experience more than 60 communities celebrating their unique culture in one place, on one day.
World of Cultures 2023: Dance Kuchipudi with us
Try your hand (and feet) to learn some basic Kuchipudi steps.
Weaving The Whau
Try your hand at weaving on a Big Loom and recycle your old textiles at the library!
Andy Leleisi'uao: Unbeautiful Evening
Omnipresent and connective, water plays an essential role in humanity’s survival. Yet, just as water enables life, its waves may become vicious. In late January this year, Tāmak...
World of Cultures 2023
Enjoy more than 70 free or low-cost activities and events across the region.
Rozanna Lee: Sekali pendatang, tetap pendatang
Lee’s project draws from personal histories to consider the journeys and status of migrant communities in society globally, and particularly in relation to her own Chinese-Indon...