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Local artist creates colossal cake for gallery birthday bash

Friday, 14 February 2020, 11:29 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

Celebrated local artist Reuben Paterson’s piece - a colossal, glittery cake – is set to take centre stage for the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s 50th street party. More >>

Cheers to 50 years of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 12:18 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery co-director Aileen Burns and Shining Peak’s Jesse Sigurdsson raise a glass to the Mrs Brewster Pale Ale. More >>

Govett-Brewster Ensures Access to the Arts For All

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 9:57 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

New Plymouth’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is to be awarded the inaugural Big ‘A’ Creative New Zealand Arts For All Award in recognition of its work in becoming more accessible to the disabled community. More >>

“Great architecture goes 50-50 with great art” – Len Lye

Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 5:16 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery announces pivotal New Zealand Government support for the proposed Len Lye Centre and launches the architectural design by Patterson Associates. More >>

Len Lye exhibition opens at the Govett-Brewster

Tuesday, 12 July 2011, 11:13 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

'Why not make art that really moves?' With this simple, startling idea, Len Lye (1901-1980) discovered an aesthetic principle that would drive his work for the next 60 years. More >>

The pressure of sunlight falling

Monday, 9 May 2011, 12:41 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

Opens at the Govett-Brewster 11 June 2011 Image: Fiona Pardington, Portrait of a life cast of Koe (painted) , Timor 2010. Courtesy of the artist, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland and the Musée de l'Homme, (Musée d’Histoire Naturelle), Paris Fiona ... More >>

Immerse yourself in art at the Govett-Brewster

Wednesday, 9 March 2011, 1:44 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

Visitors to New Plymouth for WOMAD in March will have the chance to interact with art in a new exhibition that explores the senses and expands multi-cultural connections at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. From donning a specially printed suit and climbing ... More >>

Taryn Simon reveals America’s secrets

Friday, 15 October 2010, 2:45 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

Taryn Simon Nuclear Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility Cherenkov Radiation Hanford Site, U.S. Department of Energy Southeastern Washington State 2005 / 2007 More >>

Govett-Brewster presents Malcolm Le Grice

Friday, 8 October 2010, 11:05 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

In association with The New Zealand Film Archive, the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery presents The Image of Time, a one-night-only film and video performance by British artist Malcolm Le Grice on Saturday 30 October at 6.00pm at the Govett-Brewster. ... More >>

Points of Contact at the Govett-Brewster

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 3:10 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

This December, the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery presents Points of Contact: Jim Allen, Len Lye, Halio Oiticica , an exhibition that traces the connections between New Zealand artist Jim Allen, expatriate Len Lye and Brazilian artist Halio Oiticica, one of ... More >>

International PARK(ing) Day 2010

Tuesday, 28 September 2010, 4:33 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

On Friday, 1 October the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is hosting International PARK(ing) Day from 10.00am – 5.00pm. This annual, worldwide event inspires people everywhere to transform metered car-parks into green parks – places to actively re-imagine ... More >>

Alex Monteith Consumes The Govett-Brewster Spring

Wednesday, 11 August 2010, 4:52 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

A major survey exhibition featuring mesmerising, ambitiously-scaled video installations by Alex Monteith, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most arresting younger generation artists, will open at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery on Saturday 25 September. More >>

Introducing Govett-Brewster Editions

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 3:23 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

As part of its fortieth anniversary year, the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is proud to announce the launch of Govett-Brewster Editions, a new collaborative venture whereby artists are invited to work with the Gallery to develop collectable, limited edition, ... More >>

Fiona Jack: Living Halls

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 1:03 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s 2009/10 New Zealand Artist in Residence, Fiona Jack presents her collaborative archival endeavour Living Halls at the Gallery from 19 June to 5 September 2010. More >>

Snow Ball Blind Time – An enduring companion

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 4:51 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The Govett-Brewster is proud to announce the release of the highly anticipated publication Peter Robinson: Snow Ball Blind Time , a beautiful and enduring companion to the landmark exhibition of the same name, commissioned by and presented at the Gallery ... More >>

Collection Highlights On Show At Govett-Brewster

Thursday, 15 April 2010, 5:15 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The Govett-Brewster is proud to present two highlights from its contemporary art holdings with Songbirds and Elephants for Sale: Two Works from the Collection, a major double installation reflecting the Collection’s focus on contemporary art ... More >>

Len Lye’s Trilogy returns to Govett- Brewster

Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 12:01 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

Visitors to the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery get a rare opportunity to see Len Lye’s ferociously beautiful kinetic sculpture Trilogy (A Flip and Two Twisters) (1977), when it returns to the Gallery for a short three week season from 20 March to 11 ... More >>

Govett-Brewster Hits 40

Monday, 1 February 2010, 4:45 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

2010 marks the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s fortieth year of sustained and dynamic contribution to the cultural life of Aotearoa New Zealand. To celebrate the milestone, a vigorous year-long programme of events has been organised commencing with a spectacular, ... More >>

Len Lye’s space age imagination at Govett-Brewster

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 1:36 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

New Zealand-born artist Len Lye (1901–1980) kept a close eye on the tremendous expansion of scientific enquiry during his career. This summer’s Len Lye exhibition at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery highlights the evolution of his ideas in response ... More >>

Chinese winds of change blow at Govett-Brewster

Monday, 7 December 2009, 12:13 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

China in four seasons: Zhang Peili addresses the work of an artist at the threshold of experimental practice in media arts in China since the 1980s. He is a formative pioneer of video art practice in China thanks to groundbreaking work in the late ... More >>





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