Exhibitions on Friday 7 May

Anna Crichton: Wayward works
Anna Crichton: Wayward works

Te Uru presents Wayward works, an exciting selection of originals and work in print by local illustrator Anna Crichton. Over many years, award-winning satirical illustrator Anna Crichton has enhanced both New Zealand and overseas publications with her sharply drawn cartoons, caricatures and illustrations.

6 March - 23 May  |  See event detail
Ana Iti: How should we talk to one another?
Ana Iti: How should we talk to one another?

Recent McCahon House Resident Ana Iti (Te Rarawa) presents a new exhibition of work created during her time at the McCahon House studio between July and September 2020. The exhibition will look at the writing of Māori woman authors, and the journey of language learning.

27 February - 23 May  |  See event detail
Shannon Te Ao: Ka mua, ka muri
Shannon Te Ao: Ka mua, ka muri

Ka mua, ka muri explores experiences of time, history and song. Showing for the first time in Aotearoa, the exhibition was originally co-commissioned by two major Canadian galleries, Oakville Galleries, Toronto and Remai Modern, Saskatoon, with the support of Creative New Zealand. For this homecoming exhibition, Te Ao has added new works from his recent 2020 exhibition Mā te wā, as well as a new text work in collaboration with Kurt Komene (Te Ātiawa, Taranaki Whānui).

6 March - 23 May  |  See event detail
Steve Carr and Christian Lamont: Fading to the sky
Steve Carr and Christian Lamont: Fading to the sky

Recent McCahon House Resident Steve Carr has collaborated with emerging artist Christian Lamont to present a new exhibition at Te Uru. A series of works from each artist will be presented in the gallery, overlapping and abstractly communing around themes of light, atmosphere and grief.

27 February - 30 May  |  See event detail
The thrum of the tide
The thrum of the tide

The thrum of the tide is a project by artists Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen (Maniapoto) that delves into the 20th century story of Te Ana Ru cave, known as ‘the ballroom cave’. The exhibition features taonga pūoro by Riki Bennett. Presented in association with the Auckland Arts Festival.

20 February - 6 June  |  See event detail

Coming up soon

Lisa Walker: She wants to go to her bedroom but she can't be bothered
Lisa Walker: She wants to go to her bedroom but she can't be bothered

An ambitious retrospective exhibition looking at Lisa Walker’s 30-year career as a pioneer of contemporary jewellery. Previously shown at CODA Museum in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands (2020); Museum Villa Stuck in Munich, Germany (2019), RMIT Design Hub Melbourne (2019), and Te Papa in Wellington (2018), Te Uru is delighted to present this major exhibition across two floors, accommodating over 250 pieces – a homecoming for these works that have travelled across the world.

5 June - 29 August  |  See event detail
Maori moving image ki Te Uru
Maori moving image ki Te Uru

Te Uru is delighted to present the latest iteration of Māori Moving Image. Examining photographs, texts and oral histories, the exhibition will portray the resilience and continuation of mātauranga Māori through a selection of moving image works by artists whose practices examine ‘the archive’.

12 June - 29 August  |  See event detail

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