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Is that the art?

Press Release – Enjoy Art Gallery
Walking into Enjoy Public Art Gallery, it is easy to assume that the gallery isn’t hosting an exhibition. Read more »

First exhibition at Te Auaha’s new gallery space

Press Release – Te Auaha

On The Go Jewellery Exhibit

Wellington’s newest gallery space, Te Auaha Gallery, celebrated its opening with its first exhibition, On the Go, and an announcement about the first artist’s residency at Te Auaha. The exhibition includes visual arts and creative technology graduates from Whitireia New Zealand and WelTec, the Wellington Institute of Technology. Read more »

Art auction sells 99% of family’s collection for $2.9million

News from Art and Object
The Wellington auction of The Collection of Frank and Lyn Corner yesterday afternoon will go down as one of the most memorable art auctions and events in New Zealand art market history. Read more »

Art, again


by Lindsay Shelton
Wellington regained its “capital of culture” title at the weekend, when Te Papa re-opened its art gallery. For too many weeks it’s been embarrassingly impossible to explain to visitors why the city’s two biggest art galleries have both been closed. Read more »

PM opens Te Papa’s new art gallery, after welcome from Pacific Sisters

Artist Ani O’Neil leads Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern into Toi Art at Te Papa. Photo Kate Whitley, Te Papa.

News from Te Papa
A dramatic and emotionally-charged performance from Auckland artist collective Pacific Sisters last night welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern into the new art gallery at Te Papa known as Toi Art. Read more »

A Bigger Splash – Te Papa celebrates 20 years

Article – Howard Davis

Over the past twenty years, Te Papa has attracted international attention and evolved into one of the most loved and most debated museums in Australasia. To celebrate this extraordinary achievement, its press has published an appetizing and easily-digestible account of how the iconic institution has evolved over the past two decades. Read more »

Last ten days of Wallace Art Awards

Press Release – NZ Academy Of Fine Arts
The Academy Galleries continue to host the 26th Annual Wallace Art Awards. This show has been brought to Wellington with the generous support of the Wellington City Council, and is part of the NZ Festival. Read more »

At last: Te Papa’s new art gallery opening this weekend

News from NZ Festival
Te Papa’s spectacular new art gallery Toi Art opens on Saturday – and everyone is invited to join in the weekend’s celebrations. Read more »

Young artists break gallery window for new exhibition

Press Release – Enjoy Art Gallery
For their upcoming exhibition at Enjoy Public Art Gallery, two ambitious young artists are only doing one thing to an otherwise empty gallery: breaking a window. The aim of the project? To start a conversation about what art can be. Read more »

Performing Arts Market opens

Press Release – Performing Arts Network of New Zealand
The annual Performing Arts Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Arts Market is opening on Tuesday in Wellington. Read more »

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