Upcoming Exhibitions

Antireality perversion void
Antireality perversion void

Building upon her own transdisciplinary art practice, recent McCahon House artist in residence, Jess Johnson, has curated a collection of ceramic objects by makers who work from the underbelly of contemporary ceramics, where the gothic, punk, macabre, mythological, and magikal prevail.

4 December - 27 February  |  See event detail
Portage 21
Portage 21

The Portage Ceramic Awards are an annual showcase of contemporary ceramics in Aotearoa. After last year’s 20-year retrospective, which brought together the winning works from 2001 to 2019, this year marks the return of the open-call competition and includes new work made throughout 2020 and 2021. The awards are open to all New Zealand artists both established and emerging whose work spans sculptural and domestic clay traditions as well as other disciplines, including photography and videography.

4 December - 27 February  |  See event detail
George Watson: Kotiro, Emepaea
George Watson: Kotiro, Emepaea

Kōtiro, Emepaea is the first major solo exhibition by George Watson (Ngāti Porou, Moriori, Ngāti Mutunga) comprising a newly commissioned video and installation. The work draws on the artist’s ongoing interest in the literature and life of modernist writer Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) in order to explore concepts of imagination, desire, belonging, and the politics of memory in settler Aotearoa.

18 December - 20 February  |  See event detail
Katerina Teaiwa: Project Banaba
Katerina Teaiwa: Project Banaba

The untold mining history in Banaba Ocean Island

Project Banaba by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa is a traveling multimedia installation that commemorates the history of Banaba, also known as Ocean Island in the Moana Pacific. 

26 February - 29 May  |  See event detail

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Pollywood Pasifika Film 192021
Pollywood Pasifika Film 192021
7 December