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Poetry Night: To the Ends of the Verse

Award-winning poet Sam Sampson reads from his latest collection of  poems, joined by poet Serie Barford and musician Richard Ingamells. Venue: McCahon House Museum 67 Otitori Bay Road French Bay, Titirangi Doors open at 5.45pm  Mulled wine by kohl Limited seating please RSVP to info@lopdell.org.nz

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Kids at the Cottage - Holiday programme

Reuse, Up-cycle and Reclaim Holiday programme for kids (7-10yrs) - Making useful items from everyday 'junk'. Wednesday 9 July, 2-3 pm Wednesday 16 July, 2-3pm FREE EVENT - (numbers are limited) Colin McCahon was an innovator. The McCahon cottage reflects the 'no. 8 wire' mentality that New Zealanders, are practical, lateral-thinking, problem-solving types, capable... Read more

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Call for Applications

Call for Applications The McCahon House Trust is calling for applications from outstanding emerging and midcareer professional visual artists for the McCahon House Artists’ Residency programme.  Three residencies, each of three months duration, are available between June 2015 and June 2016. The deadline for applications is Monday 11 August 2014. The future potential of artists will... Read more

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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 http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/2597468/saving-mccahon'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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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

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STUDIO PRESENTATION WITH DAN ARPS

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

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