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Events coming up at Pātaka

Press Release – Pataka Art and Museum
BYOB – Bring Your Own Baby
Friday March 10,17,24,31 – 10.30am-11.30am
Pātaka main gallery
Art can start very young and at Pataka we have the parents and carers of babies in mind. We are running free buggy and baby tours every Friday from 10.30am-11.30am during the month of March.

Sunday 26 March 2pm in Pātaka’s main gallery
and 3pm at Cafe Kaizen

Find out more about the life and work of the artist Louise Henderson with a real family experience. We are delighted to welcome Louise Henderson’s granddaughter Simone McKegg as she shares an intimate view of her grandmother’s life and work. Take a tour of the exhibition Freedom and Structure [1], then join us for a high tea experience at Cafe Kaizen.

The floor talk is free but there will be a cost of $15 for the high tea.

Please email mtolland@pcc.govt.nz [2] to confirm you will be attending the high tea.

Misunderstandings and fertile misreadings –New Zealand art history and its uneasy relationship with Cubism
Sunday 9 April 2017 at 2pm
Pātaka main gallery

How is Cubism in New Zealand understood today and what role did New Zealand artists’ play in shapingmodernism in Aotearoa? Join our panel members Julia Waite, curator of Freedom and Structure [3] from Auckland Art Gallery, Chelsea Nichols, curator of Art, Te Papa Tongarewa, Dr Peter Simpson and Dr Damien Skinner in a discussion with Pātaka’s contemporary art curator Mark Hutchins-Pond

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