Join the Friends for a caffeine fix and great conversation in the new Gallery café on the last Friday of the month.
Shane Cotton is one of the country’s best-known contemporary artists. With history, politics and bicultural identity as his subjects, he’s achieved international recognition and a New Zealand Arts Laureate Award.
Artist Priscilla Cowie (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Kahu) will discuss the theme of tuna (eels) flowing through her own works and the interconnected nature of our waters and tuna within Māori culture.
Margaux Warne examines the residences of notable English artists and architects including Frederic Leighton, William Morris, George Frederic Watts and Sir John Soane.