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Arts 27 Jul 2016

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.

Arts 22 Jul 2016

Auckland’s virtual reality evolution

Enter the ‘virtual reality evolution’. It’s here, it’s growing and it’s going to be powerful.

Arts 19 Jul 2016

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.

Community 18 Jul 2016

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.

Community 13 Jul 2016

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.

Arts 12 Jul 2016

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.

Arts 12 Jul 2016

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.

Heritage 11 Jul 2016

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.

Events97 Results

15 Mar 2024 - 16 Mar 2024

2024 New Zealand Pipe Band Championships

Come along to a celebration of Scottish culture and music.

16 Mar 2024

Redefining Space with Verity Kindlaysides

Take a new approach to sketching using distance and space to become aware of your drawing movements.

16 Mar 2024

Variation and Autonomy: film screening of Kusama: Infinity

Join us for the screening of the film Kusama: Infinity Artist Yayoi Kusama and experts discuss he...

21 Mar 2024 - 26 Mar 2024

Kahukura tāwhana ki te rangi: He poro whakahakoko

Experience Te Ara I Whiti ablaze with a thrilling display by Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole in coll...

21 Mar 2024 - 28 Mar 2024

Unity in Diversity

Unity in Diversity is not just an exhibition—it's an experience that invites everyone to explore,...

21 Mar 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

Celebrating Communities - Beach Haven and Birkdale

Join us as we support our community to host a range of events throughout our neighbourhood as par...

21 Mar 2024 - 13 Apr 2024

Celebrating cultural diversity with Birkenhead Library

Join Birkenhead Library to celebrate diversity through a series of engaging cultural activities.

21 Mar 2024 - 14 Apr 2024

Photography Exhibition

Join us in celebrating the beauty of diversity and shared experiences of our home, Tāmaki Makaurau.