All the latest news, exhibitions, artists' talks, opportunities, workshops, and events.
Kirsty Lillico presents an installation of large fabric banners, based on Google Earth views of the Canterbury Plains (Kā Pākihi whakatekateka a Waitaha) and the Mackenzie Basin (Te Manahuna).
Works For Loudspeakers showcases new sound-based compositions by emerging and established composers in a friendly, close-listening environment. All welcome.
This new body of work from Gina Matchitt discusses issues of disparity and inequality, namely, Pakeha privilege and Māori disadvantage in New Zealand society.
Join us for a talk with the artists Aliyah Winter, Nathaniel Gordon-Stables, Margot Mills and Laura Duffy facilitated by Izzy O'Neil.
This group of dynamic emerging Wellington based artists question how we consider intimacy, relationships, gender and sexuality, and how we become possible and known to each other, and to ourselves.
Do you want to diversify your income streams? Do you have an idea of how your organisation could generate additional revenue but don’t know how to get started? Come and find out about The Toi Pōneke - Growing Income Streams Programme.
Floor talk with the artists, Astrid Visser and Alexia George, supported by Psychology-Neurocience and Ortho-Bionomy specialist Tiffany Beese.
Informed by research into neuroscience, artists Astrid Visser and Alexia George delve into the workings of the mind through the creation of sculptural and wearable forms alongside moving image.
Isabella Loudon’s hand-formed concrete and fabric sculptures perceive vulnerability at the edge of collapse. I do not want to be a fool humours the risks the artist takes to push the material to its limits.
A collection of works from leading Māori and Pacific artists inhabit Toi Pōneke Gallery alongside a virtual showcase of Taonga from The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
Whether you write songs, poetry or prose this two day, super relaxed course with poet, author, and musician Dominic Hoey will help you find your voice.
A panel discussion where Lisa Munnelly, Emma Febvre Richards and Maria O’Toole reflect upon the role of conversation, connectedness, and collaboration within contemporary drawing practice.
Works For Loudspeakers returns to Toi Pōneke Gallery for No. 11, showcasing new sound-based compositions by emerging and established composers in a friendly, close-listening environment. All welcome.
Lavie Raven, is here on a Fulbright Scholarship to study the intersection of Hip Hop activism and Māori culture. Raven will give a talk in Toi Pōneke's HUB to share his music, illuminate his writing projects and experiences of hiphop activism. Local Dj Kerb will also be spinning some beats for the night.
Form and space are subtly manipulated in Between Moods. Artists Tyler Jackson, Josephine Jelicich and Lauren Redican create minimal sculptures and wall works that gently nudge viewers towards a more intimate relationship with their surroundings.
For CubaDupa 2017, Toi Pōneke presents a Music Stage and Art Market. Come and experience the finest talent, local DJs and electronica fused performances, featuring Tiki Taane, Rhombus in Dub, A Girl Named Mo, The Audio Mechanics, and more.
Join artist Alice Alva for an afternoon of embroidery and discussion around the themes, ideas and methods behind her work for Under/Over.
Alice Alva presents Over/Under, an exhibition investigating the physical connections between traditions of textile and pattern making, domestic crafts, ornamentation and decoration.
Join curator Louise Rutledge and artists in a discussion about works from the City Art Collection in "Take that which has passed." A catalogue featuring commissioned responses to the works in the exhibition will also be launched at this event.
Drawing from Council's City Art Collection, Take that which has passed focuses on six contemporary artists’ responses to the ways in which knowledge is held, collected and communicated.
Environmental sound composer Thomas Voyce brings an 8-channel (octophonic) speaker system to Toi Pōneke Gallery for an immersive surround sound listening experience.