Friday 20 November 2015, 8am – 3.30pm
Visit to Gibbs Farm, 2421 Kaipara Coast Highway, Kaipara Harbour

Friends of Te Papa are invited to join this visit to Gibbs Farm, which is a fundraising event for the New Zealand Portrait Gallery.  The cost of $160 per person includes a picnic lunch and return coach transport departing from Sky City, Federal Street, Auckland at 8.05am, and returning by 3.30pm.  $100 of the cost will be receipted as a tax deductible donation to the New Zealand Portrait Gallery.  Since Gibbs Farm is open one day a month by appointment only, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Further information about Gibbs Farm and the world-class sculptures commissioned especially for the site by Alan Gibbs, can be found on www.gibbsfarm.org.nz

And while you are in Auckland the next day you can join in the visit to …

Saturday 21 November 2015, 10.30am – 2pm
Visit to James Wallace Trust Art Collection, Pah Homestead, Hillsborough Road, Auckland

The Wellington Decorative and Fine Arts Society (WeDFAS) is organising an additional excursion to view the James Wallace Trust Art Collection at the Pah Homestead.  The cost of $30 includes return coach transport departing from Sky City, Federal Street, Auckland at 10.30am, and returning by 2pm.

Further information about this stunning art collection can be found on www.tsbbankwallaceartscentre.org.nz

Information and booking forms for one or both of these tours are now available on the New Zealand Portrait Gallery website www.nzportraitgallery.org.nzBookings close on 30 October.  Receipts for the donation portion of the Gibbs Farm visit will be issued to all participants.

NB: This is not a Friends of Te Papa event. For all enquiries, please contact the New Zealand Portrait Gallery on telephone (04) 472 2298 or email admin@nzportraitgallery.org.nz

Feature Image: Dismemberment, Site 1, 2009 by Anish Kapoor