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.
Mayoral Writers’ Grant open
Applications are invited for the second Auckland Mayoral Writers’ Grant.
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.
New extension opens at Estuary Arts Centre
A new extension doubles the size of the Estuary Arts Centre in Ōrewa
Toi Whītiki celebrates Auckland’s unique cultural identity
Toi Whītiki, Auckland Council's new arts plan, weaves the city's creative strands together.
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.
Manukau set for transformation
The announcement by Panuku Development Auckland about major grades in Manukau has been welcomed by local residents.
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.
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.
Contemporary Jewellery at Nathan Homestead
Learn the basics of jewellery-making and improve the skills as you progress through the projects.
Junior Art at Nathan Homestead
Explore the wonders of art and enjoy crafting and creating with paint, print, sculpture, collage and more.
Book Chat - Kumeū
Join a lively discussion of what we have all been reading.
Textile Tuesday at Avondale Library
Try your hand at spinning, weaving, and stitching, or just sit back and enjoy browsing our vast collection of craft books.
Feminine Traditions – Modern World
An exhibition which explores with curiosity, modern day and personal ideas of femininity, through the practices of weaving, ceramics and painting.
Mixed Media Drawing at Nathan Homestead
This short course will give students the chance to combine different media and techniques to develop a drawing.
Tea & Tales
Join library staff as we read stories, watch movie clips, listen to podcast episodes and chat about them.