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THE ART OF DECEMBER

If you’re feeling the need to escape the chaos of consumerism, single use plastic everything and society in general, take some time-out at an art gallery. Gather your thoughts, engage with your intellectual side, challenge your mind or just zone-out at the pretty colours.

Although many galleries are closed in January, they will all be open leading up to Christmas. Post-December, all the majors will be open for business as usual and are an excellent way to enjoy a day with family, of just take some wellness time for your soul. Here are some suggestions for your Dec–Jan art calendar.

Closed

25 Dec – 6 Jan

 

 

Closed

25 Dec – 6 Jan

 

Closed

25-26 & 30 Dec

Reopens 3 Jan

 

Closed

25 Dec

 

 

Closed

25-26 & 30 Dec – 2 Jan

Auckland’s fashion district, Newmarket, houses Sanderson Contemporary, a gallery which boasts a range of New Zealand artists well worth investing in. So, if you find yourself shopping in the area, put some time aside to pop in. Their Summer Showcase with multiple artists is currently on display.

 

Auckland’s fashion district, Newmarket, houses Sanderson Contemporary, a gallery which boasts a range of New Zealand artists well worth investing in. So, if you find yourself shopping in the area, put some time aside to pop in. Their Summer Showcase with multiple artists is currently on display.

 

Right at the top of Ponsonby Road resides Endemicworld. With mainly print editions and some originals available, it’s an excellent place to find a visual treat for under $500.

 

 

There’s always so much to see at Auckland Art Gallery. The beautiful work of Louise Henderson From Life and international exhibition Denmark Design are but a few on display over the holiday period. 

 

The Pah Homestead hosts a changing programme  of contemporary art exhibitions from the Wallace Arts Trust Collection as well as additional curated shows. With a wide range of art events including exhibition openings, talks, musical performances, activities and café, there is always something on for the whole family to enjoy. 

 

Aimée Ralfini sat down and chatted with curator Emma Jameson about Denmark Design at the Auckland Art Gallery. Podcast now playing via Artache on Spotify and iTunes.

Words: Aimée Ralfini