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 …
Exhibiting together for the first time NEW WORK/ NEW WORK at Solander Gallery offers a great opportunity to meet artists Rodney Fumpston and Alexis Neal and hear them talk about their work at this exhibition preview.
What does the art of the Maya elite reveal about one of the ancient world’s greatest civilisations? Professor Norman Hammond who is an expert on this intriguing Central American culture discusses.
See it first, see it free! Be the first to see this new exhibition, exclusive to Te Papa this summer.
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