Art Week: today’s events

Press Release – Artweek
Event information for Monday, 29th October

The Portage Ceramic Awards
Venue: The Cloud, Auckland Waterfront

Waka – Kura’s 4th Annual Carving Exhibition
Venue: 188 Quay Street, Kura Gallery

Marilyn Monroe, Resene Test Pot Installation
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Square

Living Room 2012
Venue: Aotea Square

Mid City Thinking
Venue: Elliott Street, Auckland CBD

The Art of Fashion Windows
Venue: Tyler St, Britomart

Auckland Art Gallery Exhibitions, Artist Talk: Ross Gregory
Venue: Cnr Kitchener & Wellesley Streets, Auckland Art Gallery

Kate Small
Venue: 47 High Street, Anna Miles Gallery

BLAST!
Venue: Cnr Quay & Hobson Streets Voyager, New Zealand Maritime Museum

Hartrell de Hurrigan
Venue: Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Level 1, 28 Lorne Street

Just a Wee Drop – Elliot Frances Stewart
Venue: Cnr of Rutland and Lorne Streets, Auckland CBD

Kura Gallery Auckland’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations
Venue: 188 Quay Street, PwC Tower, Kura Gallery

Lost in a Dream
Venue: 33 High Street, Snake Pit Gallery

Digital Art Live: Crowd Control
Venue: Level 2, Aotea Centre
Time: Daily from 7:30am – 6:00pm

Spindal, an Exhibition by Sarah Dolby
Venue: OREX Art Gallery, Upper Khartoum Place, Kitchener Street

Tank Art Project
Venue: Wynyard Quarter

ArtWeek events for Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October>

Art Explore Walks
Venue: Upper Kartoum Place, Kitchener St
Time: Saturday 27th October, 11:00am

Take a two hour tour of the BIG little City’s bustling art precinct alongside the highly respected art commentator and journalist TJ McNamara. As you wander the streets of Auckland’s BIG little City, McNamara will educate you on some of the top galleries around town. Meet at OREX Gallery in Khartoum Place, across from the Auckland Art Gallery.

Cost: $20 per person
Bookings: Book online at artexplore.co.nz or phone Brian: 021 566300

The Portage Ceramic Awards
Venue: The Cloud, Auckland Waterfront

For the first time, New Zealand’s finest ceramic artist’s work will be showcased at the annual Portage Ceramic Awards 2012, held at The Cloud this Art Week. The Awards has long been established as a barometer for identifying our best ceramic artists and thirty eight of the most intriguing works competing for the coveted $15,000 grand prize, will be on display during the week.
For more information go to biglittlecity.co.nz/artweek

BIG little City Art Walks: Street Art Walk
Venue: Guided walk starting in Britomart
Time: Saturday 27th October, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Discover the underground treasures discreetly hidden between Auckland’s boulevards and back alleys with a tour of our city’s unique and illustrious street art. Starting with Flox’s prominent birds mural in the Britomart Car Park, this tour will bring attention to some of the undiscovered art and murals that are an integral and defining element of the central city’s artistic culture.

Bookings: Bookings essential, head to biglittlecity.co.nz/artweek

Daily Events

Marilyn Monroe, Resene Test Pot Installation
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Square

Living Room 2012
Venue: Aotea Square

Mid-City Thinking
Venue: Elliott Street, Auckland CBD

The Art of Fashion Windows
Venue: Tyler Street, Britomart

Auckland Art Gallery Exhibitions
Venue: Cnr Kitchener & Wellesley Streets, Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery – Drop in Session
Venue: Cnr Kitchener & Wellesley Streets, Auckland Art Gallery
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Kate Small
Venue: 46 High Street, Anna Miles Gallery

BLAST!
Venue: Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum, Corner Quay & Hobson Streets

Hartrell de Hurrigan
Venue: Level 1, 28 Lorne Street, Antoinette Godkin Gallery

Just a Wee Drop – Elliot Frances Stewart
Venue: Cnr of Rutland and Lorne Streets, Auckland CBD

Kura Gallery Auckland’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations
Venue: 188 Quay Street, PwC Tower, Kura Gallery

Lost in a Dream
Venue: 33 High Street, Snake Pit Gallery

Digital Art Live: Crowd Control
Venue: Level 2, Aotea Centre
Time: 7:30am – 6:00pm

Spindal, an Exhibition by Sarah Dolby
Venue: Upper Khartoum Place, Kitchener Street, OREX Art Gallery

Tank Art Project
Venue: Wynyard Quarter

 

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