Arti Community Art Space
Join our Arts Director Nathan Livingstone & some of our 13 artists on the 13th day of Opening (grand opening exhibition).
Contours features new works by Olivier Duhamel. Listen to the artist talk about his work and watch a live demonstration.
Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre
At 6pm, join Pā Collective members Star Gossage, Carol Brown, Dame Gillian Whitehead and others for a discussion about PAH – a multi-dimensional, site specific performance featured in the Auckland Arts Festival, then meander through the Homestead with Pā Collective dancers as they re-create excerpts of the PAH choreography (8-10pm).
The Depot Artspace
Change gear and chat with artists Nicholas Boyd, Paris Kirby, Jermaine Reihana, Sash and Yonel Watene, the artists behind the wheel at The Driving Force. Discussing their creative practice in painting, installation, sculpture and assemblage, the artists will be joined by DJs Lia Kent and Hannah Sarney for a night of music and inspired conversation.
Get immersed in Niki Hastings McFall’s new show incorporating Pacific amulets and sound, coinciding with her installation in the Festival Garden, *Fale Ula*[sitetree_link,id=167]. The artist will be in attendance to meet visitors and discuss her work.
Award-winning fiction writer Sue Orr, author of From Under the Overcoat, will read her work and talk about her upcoming novel at 6pm
Take a peep behind usually closed doors at one of New Zealand’s most famous art collections.
Matthew Browne artist talk
Historian David Veart will talk about his history of kiwi toys, Hello Girls and Boys! Join us for a glass of wine and some wonderfully bookish conversation in the heart of literary Devonport.
Emma Paton artist talk