Auckland has several precincts of fine contemporary dealer art galleries, with ever changing exhibitions of emerging, mid-career and established artists. Each week we walk a different cluster of galleries. We are introduced to the gallery, gallerist, the exhibition and sometimes we are lucky to get to talk with an artist. We get all the extras of being with a guide the gallerists know and respect. Returning several weeks later we find new exhibitions and therefore new experiences.
‘TJ’ Terry McNamara MNZM, one of New Zealand’s most well-known and knowledgeable art commentators, having written for NZ Herald for over 50 years, is the guide for the Auckland Saturday morning Walk & Talk an Art Precinct. He freely shares his extensive knowledge. If he is not available, Assoc Prof Linda Tyler, Director of the Centre for Art Studies at The University of Auckland, University of Auckland Art Collection Manager, Director of Gus Fisher Gallery, generously give her time for the Walks.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Auckland art galleries – check schedule for meeting location.|
|BOOKING DETAILS||We would love to receive your booking online through the box on your right. Alternatively you can email us: firstname.lastname@example.org OR phone: 0211883933
Bookings are confirmed on payment.
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Ask about our Discount Card to receive every 5th walk free.
We do appreciate if you let us know if you cant come.
|Once payment has been made and your booking is confirmed, refunds are not available. If you are unable to attend, ArtExplore is happy to provide a voucher that is valid for 6 months. If ArtExplore is forced to cancel a booked tour, payments will be fully refunded.|
|HANDY TIPS||Comfortable walking shoes or sandals are a must (no dress shoes). Have a drink and snack before the tour. There is an invite to coffee after the tour.|
Restarting in September for spring
September 2 – CBD Precinct. Meeting at Gus Fisher Shortland St Auckland City
September 9 – K’Rd meeting at Bowerbank Ninnow Cnr K’Rd & East St
September 16 -Newton meeting at Whitespace Crummer Rd
September 23 – Arch Hill/Putiki St Meeting at Toi Ora Gallery
September 29 – CBD Precinct. Meeting at Gus Fisher Shortland St Auckland City
October 7- FREE FOR ART WEEK Newton Meeting at Whitespace Crummer Rd.
October 14 – FREE FOR ART WEEK Parnell meeting at the Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral Parnell Rd
October 21 – Labour Weekend – No Walk
October 28 – Arch Hill/Putiki St Meeting at Toi Ora
November 4 Parnell Meeting at Artis Gallery
November 11 CBD Meeting at Gus Fisher Gallery
November 18 – Newton Meeting at Whitespace Crummer Rd.
November 25 – K’Rd Meeting at Bowerbank Ninnow Cnt K’Rd & East St