All events in August

23 August 2013

    See Andy Warhol’s silent film Blow Job – a close-up of a young man’s face that teasingly hints at the act performed off-camera.

24 August 2013

    Te Papa offers you the opportunity to play Michael Parekowhai’s beautiful grand piano,He kōrero pūrākau mo te awanui o te motu: story of a New Zealand river.

    Join Ariana Odermatt for a Saturday lunchtime concert on Michael Parekowhai’s carved grand piano, He kōrero pūrākau mo te awanui o te motu: story of a New Zealand river.

    The 12th Latin American Film Festival proudly presents recent films from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

     

    Kids, decorate and learn to use one of the great taonga pūoro (singing treasures) – a porotiti (spinning disc instrument).

25 August 2013

    Join curator Sarah Farrar for a fascinating introduction to the work of Andy Warhol – the pop art icon who features in our latest major exhibition, Warhol: Immortal

    The 12th Latin American Film Festival proudly presents recent films from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

     

    Kids, decorate and learn to use one of the great taonga pūoro (singing treasures) – a porotiti (spinning disc instrument).

26 August 2013

29 August 2013

30 August 2013

    Join the hub playing the online game Pounamu. Explore a futuristic New Zealand where everyone can use science as easily as a computer – what are your ideas?

31 August 2013

1 September 2013

2 September 2013

    Amy Brown, Therese Lloyd, and Ashleigh Young represent the imaginative range and unique voice of a new generation in New Zealand poetry. They discuss their work with Harry Ricketts.

    Visiting Chilean curator Roberta Bacic uncovers the fascinating stories of resistance sewn into the arpilleras, or quilts, created during Pinochet’s regime.

5 September 2013

7 September 2013

8 September 2013

9 September 2013

10 September 2013

11 September 2013

12 September 2013

13 September 2013

14 September 2013

15 September 2013

16 September 2013

    Enjoy a smorgasbord of new writing from the MA workshops at the International Institute of Modern Letters, with chair Emily Perkins.

18 September 2013

    Photography, fantasy sculptures, jewellery, fashion – this HuttValley tour of The Dowse Art Museum and Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre covers it all.  

19 September 2013

    Parekowhai’s piano inspires an evening of music featuring a setting of James K Baxter’s poems, works by Douglas Lilburn, and folk music from around the world.

21 September 2013

22 September 2013

    Get inspired by our WOW® exhibition and create your own wearable art to take home.

    Direct from Mexico, Achai presents a magnificent music and dance performance that fuses tradition with the energy and passion of youth.

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