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  • Date: 21 September 2017
  • Time: Thursday, 12.15pm
  • Cost: Free

In town for WOW? Join us for a free lunchtime tour of Occulture: The Dark Arts

  • Date: 20 November 2017
  • Time: Monday, 6pm
  • Cost: Free

Malcolm Walker took the local council to the Environment Court to save a significant building in Hokitika, his home town, and ended up buying half the block—a completely uneconomic deal.


City Talks is an ongoing series initiated by the New Zealand Institute of Architects Wellington Branch and presented in partnership with City Gallery Wellington. Its purpose is to foster discussion about architecture for a broader audience in a city that cares to openly discuss ideas relevant to our future.

  • Date: 16 November 2017
  • Time: Thursday, 7.30pm
  • Cost: $30/$20/$15

Stroma perform music from the frontiers of sound and technology, featuring compositions by Luigi Ceccarelli, Annea Lockwood, Tristan Murail, Michael Norris, Kaija Saariaho and Salvatore Sciarrino.

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  • Date: 15 November 2017
  • Time: Wednesday, 6pm
  • Cost: Free

Christina Barton (Director, Adam Art Gallery) asks what a history of New Zealand contemporary art might look like.

This is the sixteenth Gordon H Brown Lecture on art history. In partnership with Victoria University of Wellington.

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  • Date: 10 - 12 November 2017
  • Cost: Entry charges apply

New in 2017, LitCrawl Extended at City Gallery offers a series of ticketed panels, salons and conversations featuring writers from New Zealand and overseas.

Programme released in October at litcrawl.co.nz

  • Date: 9 November 2017
  • Time: Thursday, 7pm
  • Cost: $40 Adults / $20 Students & CGW Friends

John Ireland (ENG): Phantasie Trio in a minor
Anthony Ritchie (NZ): Childhood
Dorothy Ker (NZ): Onaia
INTERVAL
Schubert (AUSTRIA): Piano Trio in E Flat major, op. 100

Soar prepares us for new heights and perspectives. Weaving through changing tapestries, you’ll find yourself adrift in daydreams (John Ireland) where life’s complexity is seemingly simplified (Anthony Ritchie), primordial soundscapes pacify (Dorothy Ker), and naivety is blissfully deliberate like a game of hide and seek (Franz Schubert). With guest violinist Manu Berkeljon. 

Tickets $40 Adults / $20 Students & CGW Friends

Book at nztrio.com

  • Date: 8 November 2017
  • Time: Wednesday, 6pm
  • Cost: Free

Art historian Raymond Spiteri (Victoria University of Wellington) introduces experimental filmmaker Joseph Cornell’s 1936 collage film Rose Hobart.

In association with John Stezaker: Lost World.

  • Date: 2 November 2017
  • Time: Thursday, 5-10pm
  • Cost: Free

Art, music, film, talks, beer, wine, food, magick.

Erin Harrington (University of Canterbury) gives a talk on witches in film and pop culture. There is a screening of the 1922 silent horror masterpiece Häxan: Witchcraft through the Ages with live music and narration, plus Purple Pilgrims perform.

  • Date: 16 October 2017
  • Time: Monday, 6pm
  • Cost: Free

Adrian Humphris, co-author of Raupo to Deco: Wellington Styles and Architects 1840-1940, celebrates a century of Wellington architectural achievement. 


City Talks is an initiative of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Wellington Branch and presented in partnership with City Gallery Wellington. 

  • Date: 14 October 2017
  • Time: Saturday, 10am - 4pm
  • Cost: Entry charges apply

New Zealand’s third annual Art Crime Symposium. Art historians, museum professionals, law-enforcement representatives and lawyers explore art crime. The Symposium will cover many aspects of art crime both in New Zealand and beyond.

In partnership with the New Zealand Art Crime Research Trust.

Online bookings will be available soon, please check back later.

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