Showing posts for May 2014.

Modern Paints Aotearoa

Northland Panels Exhibition:  Auckland Art Gallery 5 April 2014 - March 2015 Colin McCahon's Northland panels (1958) from the collection of Te Papa, will be shown at the Gallery for the first time in 25 years and is an exhibition highlight.  Exhibition Discover how the introduction of new paints affected the work of New Zealand artists in this exhibition focused on... Read more


Twilight Tour - Colin McCahon:The Titirangi Years

TWILIGHT TOUR: FREE EVENT Join us for a viewing of the video: Colin McCahon: The Titirangi Years, followed by an evening tour of the McCahon House and a glass of wine.  This is an opportunity to visit the cottage outside our usual opening hours and experience the interpretive displays within the house.  The interviews that form part of these displays include Colin McCahon and... Read more



STUDIO PRESENTATION WITH DAN ARPS: FREE EVENT During his 3 month residency, Dan Arps has been researching the architectural vernacular of the local region, please join us to hear about how this research is making its mark on his arts practice.  Dan will also present a slide show of recent projects. Sunday 25 May 2.00pm - 3.30pm Presentation begins at 2.15pm House Museum open 11am - 3pm... Read more


Twilight Tour - The Man in the Hat: Peter McLeavey

TWILIGHT TOUR: FREE EVENT Join us for a screening of 'The Man in the Hat : Peter McLeavey'.  Director Jan Bieringa will introduce the documentary and be available for Q&A. Since opening his gallery in 1966, Peter McLeavey has played a vital role in shaping both our local and national art scene, helping make the names of canonical New Zealand modernists, including Colin... Read more


McCahon kauri live to fight another day

Kauri news from McCahon House  RadioNZ interviewed Trust Chair Naomi McCleary about the state of the kauri at the McCahon House site, you may listen to it here's-kauri-trees     Press release from the Kauri Dieback team: Seeds from the kauri that inspired a series of... Read more



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