Events on the opening day of This Is New Zealand
11am Artists Talk
Gavin Hipkins and Emil McAvoy
2pm Curators Talk
Megan Tamati-Quennell (Te Papa) and Robert Leonard on Michael Parekowhai
3.30pm Book Launch
Bronwyn Holloway-Smith and guests discuss Wanted: The Search for the Modernist Murals of E. Mervyn Taylor. In partnership with Massey University Press.
6pm Film Screening
Co-director Costa Botes talks about Forgotten Silver
Also: Special guest performances on Michael Parekowhai’s carved piano He Kōrero Pūrākau mō te Awanui o te Motu: Story of a New Zealand River at 12pm, 2.45pm, 4.30pm and 7pm.
Gallery open until 8pm