The story behind a well-known sculpture
Watch a video about the history of 'Opened Stone', which once stood outside the city's art gallery.
Auckland’s virtual reality evolution
Enter the ‘virtual reality evolution’. It’s here, it’s growing and it’s going to be powerful.
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.
Clay Culture at Nathan Homestead
Participants will learn to use a range of building techniques, increasing their knowledge in working with clay and honing skills to make beautiful ceramics.
Portrait Painting in Oil
Learn oil painting techniques and how to use various brushes.
The tutor will recommend tips for correcting the shape and will help make your drawings look true to life.
Te Manawa Chinese Dance Group | 华人舞蹈队
Come along to enjoy the music and dance movement.
Soup Bowl workshop
Finish off your one-of-a-kind piece by carving into the clay by creating individual markings and textures.
Drop-in Ceramics Studio
This weekly drop-in session is ideal for practitioners requiring studio space to work on their own projects or practice.
CWI @ Te Manawa
Come along to one of our Friday sessions to chat with other writers and get support finishing your novel, editing your novel, climbing out of those plotholes, and expanding your...
Knitting Group: Pt Chevalier Little Library
Come along for a casual weekly knitting session and make new friends.