McCahon House: History and Mythology—Vivienne Stone, Aaron Lister, Shannon Te Ao

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  • Date: 12 June 2017
  • Time: Monday, 6pm
  • Cost: Free

In the 1950s, McCahon and his family lived in the Titirangi bush, in a small house, where he painted some of his most important works. The house now operates as a museum and artist residency. McCahon House Director Vivienne Stone reflects on its history and programme. Curator Aaron Lister explores artists’ responses to the house, including projects by Martin Basher, Ben Cauchi and Glen Hayward. Artist Shannon Te Ao discusses his work Untitled (McCahon House Studies). 

Part of the Deane Lectures series, presented in association with Colin McCahon: On Going Out with the Tide and supported by the Deane Endowment Trust.

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Other upcoming Deane Lectures include:

Personal Perspectives on the Treaty Settlement Process
Rt Hon Jim Bolger and Tāmati Kruger
Thursday 29 June, 6pm 

Colin McCahon’s Urewera Mural and John Scott’s Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre
Gregory O’Brien, Jacob Scott and Peter Simpson 
Monday 3 July, 6pm

The Maungapōhatu Diamond: The Poetics and Truth of Prophecy
Jeff Sissons
Monday 24 July, 6pm 

Further lectures will be announced. Speakers include Robert Leonard and Ngahiraka Mason.