Artweek Auckland 2017

Art Week Auckland 2017

Artweek Auckland is an annual, week-long festival celebrating the visual arts of Auckland.

We have picked a few exhibitions we are excited to be viewing! Take a look at them below:


Fingers Jewellery

2 Kitchener St, Auckland CBD


Opening Tuesday 10 October, 5pm – 9pm

For White Night and Auckland ARTWEEK, Fingers is exhibiting recent works
by our Graduate Award winners from the last 9 years, highlighting their
continuing growth and development.

Image: Brendon Monson, Necklace 2017. Laser cut satin, polyester cord


Object Space

13 Rose Road, Grey Lynn

‘The Company of Potters’

30 Sept – 19 Nov, 10am – 5pm

Ian Smail, Sheryl Smail, Chester Nealie, Liz Schwier, Warren Tippet,
Bronwynne Cornish, Len Castle, Denis O’Connor, Nick Waterson
Curated by Damian Skinner

Photography by Jeff Ambler


Blikfang Art & Antiques

130 Queen Street, Northcote Point

‘Blikfang Event Night’

Friday 13th October, 6pm-9pm

10 minute talks by 4 to 6 speakers on an arts related subject followed by supper and wine.

Confirmed speakers: Including our very own
Shane Hartdegen – Director of Hungry Creek School of Art & Craft

Ron Brownson speaks on Charles Rose – A Visionary Gay Artist
Teressa HR Lane – Gods becoming men – showing at Blikfang
Billy Apple – Artist – Apple Cider
Jacqueline Macleod – Artist


The Vic

48-56 Victoria Road, Devonport

Marina Abramovic
‘The Artist is Present’

The Vic, Devonport

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE ARTIST IS PRESENT (M) A documentary that follows
the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective
of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Normal Concession Prices Apply.

Ai WeiWei
‘Never Sorry’

The Vic Devonport,

AI WEI WEI: NEVER SORRY (M) Alison Klayman documents the life and work
of Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions
and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government.
Normal Concession Prices Apply.


‘Unlocked Collections’

Discover the incredible art that is usually hidden away behind closed doors or in areas you have
not noticed in the city’s corporate towers, institutions and public buildings.

Wallace Arts Trust Collection at Auckland Council on 9 & 10 October
Spark Art Trust Collection on 10 & 12 October
BNZ Collection on 11 (12pm and 5.30pm) & 12 October (11 Oct, 12pm and 12 Oct)
Chapman Tripp & ANZ Centre Collection on 13 October
Auckland Live Artworks Tour on 9 & 11 October
Art and Science – The Perfect Marriage: Works from the University Art Collection
in the Science Centre on 12 & 13 October
Auckland Art Gallery Behind the Scenes Tour – Conservation on 11 October
Bookings Essential and Free*
*unless otherwise stated. Maximum 3 walks per person

Photo Credit (left to right):
Emily Karaka_Untitled (No. 10)_1985_Credt Collection of the Wallace Arts Trust​



ArtHAUS Orakei

228 Orakei Rd, Remuera

‘Out of Order’

Opening Tuesday 10 October, 5pm – 9pm

‘Out of Order’ is a Contemporary Jewellery exhibition, featuring a few of our
Hungry Creek Art & Craft School graduates Michelle Wilkinson, Eileen Leahy & Lisa Higgins.
Full line up includes Dorothy de Lautour, Lucy Pierpoint, Mandy Flood,
Caroline Griffin, Sarah Walker-Holt, Laura Jer, Macarena Bernal, Ingrid van Heusden, Tracy Watson.
Brought to you by Artweek and Whau Studios. We can’t wait!


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