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Arts 26 Jan 2016

On the passing of Barry Brickell

Auckland Council pays tribute to renowned potter, artist, environmentalist and craftsman Barry Brickell whose work features in many public collections, including the council’s.

Arts 21 Jan 2016

Mayoral Writers’ Grant open  

Applications are invited for the second Auckland Mayoral Writers’ Grant.

Arts 19 Jan 2016

Q&A with Rhana Devenport

OurAuckland spoke with Rhana Devenport to find out more about her role as curator for the New Zealand Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale.

Arts 21 Dec 2015

New extension opens at Estuary Arts Centre

A new extension doubles the size of the Estuary Arts Centre in Ōrewa

Arts 18 Dec 2015

Toi Whītiki celebrates Auckland’s unique cultural identity

Toi Whītiki, Auckland Council's new arts plan, weaves the city's creative strands together.

Arts 15 Dec 2015

Sculptor of the Week – Marte Szirmay

Auckland-based artist Marte Szirmay’s sculpture, Seek, is an acquisition award winner, for the permanent collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens.

Business / Economy 8 Dec 2015

Manukau set for transformation

The announcement by Panuku Development Auckland about major grades in Manukau has been welcomed by local residents.

Arts 24 Nov 2015

Hearts of the City: Elsie

The most recent addition to the Hearts of the City series of art on walls around the city is the huge and stunning portrait, Elsie, created by Askew One.

Events115 Results

13 May 2023 - 16 Jul 2023

In/Sight

The InSight photographers experimented with photographic processes, techniques, and subject matter to develop their own visual language.

13 May 2023 - 23 Jul 2023

Ufuoma Essi: Is My Living in Vain

The film emerges from an ongoing exploration into the histories of performance across the Black Atlantic.

10 May 2023 - 08 Jun 2023

Artists on Artists Exhibition

Like links in a chain, follow the artworks around the exhibition to see how each artist has painted, photographed, and created another artist's work.

06 May 2023 - 18 Jun 2023

Africa Month 2023

Celebrate the cultural heritage of Africans and Black people in Aotearoa.

04 May 2023 - 10 Jun 2023

Exhibition: Papakura Now

This exhibition focuses on three emerging Papakura-based artists and their individual practices.

03 May 2023 - 21 Jun 2023

Drawing for Beginners Course

Learn essential concepts, including shape, proportion, tone, composition, perspective, and different sketching techniques.

03 May 2023 - 21 Jun 2023

Painting for Beginners

Learn the basics of painting: sketch, shape, tone, composition, measuring proportions, colour mixing, and more.

03 May 2023 - 21 Jun 2023

Watercolour Painting for Beginners

You will be introduced to watercolour and the main techniques of this lovely water-based medium.