A free, guided art tour especially for parents with babies. Buggies welcome.
Join our friendly, knowledgeable guides for a tour of the Gallery's highlights. Tours last 45-60 minutes and there's no need to book. Meet at the front desk on the ground floor.
These tours are held on the first Thursday of every month.
Please note new start time of 10am.
This is not film-making. Artists work for cinema features five new works by New Zealand artists Gavin Hipkins, Juliet Carpenter and Gregory Kan, Daniel Malone, Louise Menzies and Nathan Gray (AU). Commissioned by CIRCUIT and curated by George Clark (UK), the project invites each artist to make a single channel work up to ten minutes in length in response to the writings of the late New Zealand conceptual artist Julian Dashper (1960-2009).
This 1993 stop-motion animated film sees Wallace and his long suffering dog Gromit take in an unusual lodger with disastrous results.
Fun for the whole family. Feel free to bring in movie snacks from home!
Celebrate the end of summer and daylight saving with our first Mix event of 2017.
We are kicking it old school and creating some fun sock puppets inspired by the art of Wayne Youle.
Kids get creative in this hands-on workshop run by artist Jacquelyn Greenbank inspired by the hugely imaginative show Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs.
Art is illusion – with the right knowledge and techniques, you too can learn to 'pull a rabbit out of a hat!'
Our first gig of 2017 is going to be massive! Multi-instrumentalist Grayson Gilmour is hitting the Gallery with his band and a brand new set full of material from his soon to be released album Otherness (due out mid-2017). Support comes from the amazing Purple Pilgrims and New Dawn!
To ensure gig-goers are hydrated we will have two cash bars open, serving Three Boys beer, Yealands wine and All Good organics. When you get hungry, we will have food trucks on our forecourt serving incredible eats. And our downstairs galleries will be open before Grayson hits the stage, so you can check out our incredible summer exhibitions, The Devil’s Blind Spot and Energies: Haines & Hinterding. Don’t miss out on this awesome party—get your tickets early.
This year’s weekly ArtBite programme is about to start! From Friday 10 February, we will again offer a weekly presentation of a work on display here at Te Puna o Waiwhetu. The aim of these 30-minute talks is to give you an art break in the middle of your day. We know you’re busy, so this isn’t a long lecture meant to take up too much of your time. And they’re free. With a new work presented each Friday at 12.30pm, the information will be fresh so you can impress your friends during your weekend socialising.
Come on an art adventure with us. Make and look at art with your pre-schooler in this specially designed programme for under 5s. Held on the first Tuesday of every month. This is a drop in activity so stay for as long or as little as suits you.
Take a free guided tour of our exhibition highlights with one of our friendly, knowledgeable guides.
Take a free guided tour of our collection highlights with one of our friendly, knowledgeable guides.