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.
From the Authors Mouth
Share your creative writing projects with other writers in the community.
Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2023
The films feature captivating cinematography, complete with awe-inspiring underwater scenes and fast-paced wave.
The Big Bike Film Night 2023
All celebrate the fun, adventure, and joy that cycling enables.
Strike Up The Band!
You’ll be swaying to the sensational sounds of Tijuana Brass, Glenn Miller, Henry Mancini, and more!
Printopia Festival of Original Print
Auckland’s annual printmaking festival is pleased to bring another exciting, print-filled weekend of inspiring talks, demos, workshops, live printing, a print fair, and exhibiti...
The Soundtracks from Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs & Pulp Fiction
New Zealand’s finest rockers and a smoking hot band are set to recreate Hollywood history, performing the soundtracks from Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs & Pulp Fiction, liv...
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Adventures in Abstract
Enjoy exploring abstract painting concepts and techniques in this long-running term class with James, utilising acrylic paints, gels and additives.