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.
DROP-IN CERAMICS STUDIO
This weekly drop-in session is ideal for practitioners requiring studio space to work on their own projects or practice.
Creative open space: family crafty day – EcoFest
A relaxed and fun get-together with different crafts for us to enjoy!
Free Scottish Country Dancing Session
Enjoy the art of Scottish Country Dancing at Glenfield Library.
Japanese Storytelling & Calligraphy Experience
Listen to a Japanese story, then try your hand at Japanese calligraphy.
Out of this Earth interconnectivity and sustainability
This event is our opening, where you will be able to meet the artists and talk with them about their art and the importance of sustainability.
The Impossible Has Already Happened
The Impossible Has Already Happened brings together two nation’s stories of water amid a global climate crisis.