City Gallery


After Hilma: A Symposium

Sun 6 March, 10am

$83-89 (NZ Festival partner event)

With Hilma af Klint’s extraordinary, luminous paintings lining the walls of City Gallery Wellington we take this chance to celebrate some of Aotearoa, and the world’s, greatest women artists, art historians and art writers. Join us for a day exploring women artists in our personal and collective histories and the influences of those who came before us. The Symposium includes the opportunity to join art writing workshop groups.

Symposium places are limited. Lunch and refreshments included in your tickets. 

You can choose to add on a Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings exhibition ticket.

A My Vaccine Pass will be required upon entry for those ages 12+ from Friday 3 December. Read our COVID-19 guidelines here.

Symposium speakers include:
Lisa Reihana: renowned visual artist and Artist in Focus for the 2022 Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of the Arts
Jennifer Higgie: writer, her latest book is The Mirror and the Palette: Rebellion, Revolution and Resistance: 500 Years of Women’s Self Portraits
Matariki Williams and Bridget Reweti: founders and editors of ATE Journal of Māori Art
Sanaz Fotouhi & Jess Feast: documentary film makers
Megan Dunn: author of Things I Learned At Art School
Yvonne Todd: photographer
Arihia Latham: writer, Stuff arts columnist

Full Symposium timetable will be sent in February to Symposium attendees. 

Nā runga I te āhua ki ngā mahi kounga ake nei a Hilma af Klint, kua tae ki te wā me whakanui I ō tātou wahine, otirā, ngā tino tohunga toi wahine o Aotearoa. He kai he inu, he whakarongo otirā he whakawhanaunga. 

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