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Govett-Brewster Art Gallery - Latest News [Page 1]

Toi Māori From Govett-Brewster Collection Creates New Exhibition

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 11:07 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

A new exhibition of Toi Māori from NPDC’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery Collection opens on 5 August, spanning more than 50 years of contemporary Māori art practice. More >>

Festival Showcases Rich Culture Of The Pacific

Monday, 30 May 2022, 9:42 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Discover the rich culture and customs of the Pacific at Lalaga Pasifika, on at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery | Len Lye Centre this Saturday. This is Taranaki’s first ever Pacific cultural event and brings together a wide range of traditional and contemporary creative ... More >>

New Director Of Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre Announced

Sunday, 6 December 2020, 6:18 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Dr Zara Stanhope is the new director of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre. Dr Zara Stanhope has been announced as the next director of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre. Dr Stanhope is currently the curatorial manager of Asian ... More >>

The Art Of Dance… In The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Friday, 10 July 2020, 4:32 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

NPDC Govett-Brewster Art Gallery | The Art Of Dance A New Plymouth-born and internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer has made all the right moves to inspire other performers to take part in NPDC’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s The Art of Dance ... More >>

Bringing Back The Big Screen Experience To The Govett-Brewster

Friday, 12 June 2020, 11:13 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

From big screen movie favourites to Len Lye’s ground-breaking films, home videos about our lockdown life to Film Society specials, the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery has everything for film fans after the move to Level 1 this week. The films were ... More >>

Chronicle Your Lockdown Life With The Govett-Brewster’s Film Project

Saturday, 2 May 2020, 10:56 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Budding movie-makers can chronicle their life under lockdown for Once in a Lifetime – The Bubble Project, a new community film project launched by Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Starting on Monday (4 May), film-makers of all ages have 10 days to ... More >>

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery Co-Directors Heading Back Home To Canada

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 5:17 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Photo: Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh. Photo credit: Mark Dwyer Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre co-directors Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh are taking up a new role in Canada. In the midst of the global COVID-19 crisis, the pair are returning ... More >>

New Director Named for Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Monday, 14 October 2013, 5:09 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

A former curator at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is returning to New Plymouth to take on the role of Gallery Director. More >>

Project on 1982 attempted bombing of the ‘Wanganui Computer'

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 3:53 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

On 18 November 1982, educated anarchist and young activist Neil Roberts took a planned, radical and finite step; he attempted to blow up the “Wanganui Computer” at Wairere House on the Whanganui River. A then-powerful symbol of ‘Big Brother’, the computer ... More >>

Taryn Simon’s photographs of hidden sites

Monday, 13 December 2010, 5:18 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Govett Brewster’s latest exhibition Taryn Simon: An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar is a fascinating and extensive collection of photographs revealing hidden sites that exist in locations throughout the United States. More >>

A ’70s performance restaged at the Govett-Brewster

Thursday, 25 November 2010, 2:48 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Masks, torches and paint smearing will bring an art work to life again when a new exhibition opens at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery on December 11. More >>

Govett-Brewster planning pARTy to remember

Friday, 5 March 2010, 2:45 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

2010 marks the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s fortieth year of sustained and dynamic contribution to the cultural life of Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

The innovative and exquisite world of Fiona Hall

Monday, 16 March 2009, 10:43 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Fiona Hall: Force Field (selected works), presents the work by one of Australia’s leading and most inventive artists. Curated by Gregory O’Brien, Paula Savage (City Gallery Wellington) and Vivienne Webb (Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney), Fiona ... More >>

Tribute to NZ video pioneer Darcy Lange at Ikon

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 11:50 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The most comprehensive display of Darcy Lange’s Work Studies in Schools has opened at Ikon in Birmingham, UK. Lange (1946-2005), an experimental New Zealand video artist, had his first solo exhibition at Ikon in 1971, marking the beginning of an association ... More >>

Break: Towards a Public Realm

Friday, 5 December 2008, 11:44 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

This summer the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery showcases the latest developments in contemporary art from Aotearoa New Zealand in Break: Towards a Public Realm. More >>

Open Window Artist - Fiona Connor

Monday, 24 November 2008, 11:38 am | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Currently transforming the Open window space at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, is Fiona Connor’s project Outside In. More >>

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery auction raises $30,000

Friday, 14 November 2008, 1:58 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Friends of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery have raised $30,000 following a spirited fundraising auction. More >>

Peter Robinson wins prestigious Walters Prize

Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 12:46 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s current exhibiting artist Peter Robinson has won the 2008 Walters Prize – New Zealand’s richest and most prestigious contemporary art award. More >>

Auction offers experiences money can’t buy!

Tuesday, 28 October 2008, 5:13 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

What do you give a person who has everything? An experience they will never forget! And there are plenty of those on offer at the Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless Auction at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery on 7 November. More >>

Te Kairanga Wines visionary support for Gallery

Friday, 22 August 2008, 5:14 pm | Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is delighted to announce a new partnership with Te Kairanga Wines. More >>





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