2 hours
Duration
One of the 6 art precincts in Auckland
Location
Weekly, Saturday
Frequency

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.
DEPARTURE TIME 11am
BOOKING DETAILS We would love to receive your booking online through the box on your right. Alternatively you can email us: info@artexplore.co.nz OR phone: 0211883933

Bookings are confirmed on payment.

We have several payment options to suit what you like to use:

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Come along and pay in person by cash.

For last minute bookings, cancellations, or if you are running late or can’t find us phone 021 188-3933

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.

2017 Spring programme

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 Objectspace Rose Rd.

November 25 – K’Rd Meeting at Bowerbank Ninnow Cnt K’Rd & East St

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
November 2, 2016

I found this Walk & Talk an Art Precinct absolutely delighful…the eclectic mix of galleries combined with TJ’s knowledge and humour truly inspiring

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