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.
Drawing for Beginners Course
Learn essential concepts, including shape, proportion, tone, composition, perspective, and different sketching techniques.
Painting for Beginners
Learn the basics of painting: sketch, shape, tone, composition, measuring proportions, colour mixing, and more.
Watercolour Painting for Beginners
You will be introduced to watercolour and the main techniques of this lovely water-based medium.
Intermediate Art at Nathan Homestead
Gain experience and skills working with a range of media, including drawing, painting, printing, collage, and more.
Life Drawing 101
We will learn how to convey a sense of gesture to give flow and life to the figure and structure to give a sense of 3D form.
Book Chat - Papakura
Join us for a lively discussion of what we have all been reading.
Wednesday Book Chat
Share a review on what you're reading at the moment and discuss with other bibliophiles.
Nathan Homestead Creative Thursday - Evie Kemp
Hear about Evie's creative journey and why her motto is “more is more”.