Join our tour to Cuba Street art galleries to view three new exhibitions by painter Matt Hunt, sculptor Anton Parsons, and photographer Ans Westra
Join us to hear Lilburn’s sonata performed on artist Michael Parekowhai’s spectacular piano, and enjoy a drink while Justine Olsen discusses the trailblazing Wellington gallery of modernist art and design where Lilburn’s piano sonata was first played …
Hear about the ingenuity, painstaking work, and team collaboration behind saving the fragile and fast-declining rākau momori – Chatham Islands ancestral carvings on living trees.
The 1950s and 1960s continue to exert a powerful fascination, as seen in the lasting popularity of Mad Men, Crown Lynn collectibles and mid-century design.
The Art of Remembrance has captured the imagination of New Zealand families wishing to have a permanent ‘artwork of remembrance’ for World War I.
Illustrated with rarely seen paintings, this lecture will offer a new perspective on how artists recorded the war and how the lives of those who served were altered forever.
Come and watch revered glass artist Tony Kuepfer as he transforms molten glass into wondrous shapes.
The use of shell goes back thousands of years, and pearls have been highly valued for hundreds of years. There are many varieties of each and this lecture looks at old and modern uses of pearls and shells.
Rita Angus is credited as being one of the leading and most loved figures in 20th century New Zealand art. Courtesy of the Angus family, Page Blackie Gallery are exhibiting around thirty hitherto unseen works, all of which are for sale.
18/02/2016 – 21/02/2016
This summer tour with the Friends to the Waikato coincides with the start of the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival in February 2016. You’ll visit themed garden collections, key exhibitions at Waikato Museum, the sculpture garden at Waitakaruru Arboretum, the unique tree church …