This project offers an opportunity for our Whau Arts community and interested people to connect at 6 meetups that will be hosted at 6 different locations across te Whau. The first of this series took place and was a collaboration with Bike Avondale and local historian Lisa Truttman. People were invited to ride the new […]
A West Auckland arts mapping project in collaboration with Te Uru gallery and the Hen- derson/Massey Arts broker. The final map will cross our boundary lines and collectively share and showcase our rich arts landscapes. The map will be available online via multiple platforms and in printed form for access by locals and visitors alike.
A photographic series by Anna Delany documenting twins both identical and fraternal across Auckland. This chapter of the series features twins from the Whau Local Board area, photographed in our familiar landscapes. The final photographs were exhibited in the Avondale town centre in the Great North Road Gallery.
This was the first Bay Art exhibition and event, exhibiting and selling artwork by 45 local artists with live performance, kai and a workshop gathering ideas for a future public artwork. Artists of varying experiences were involved from established practitioners to students from local schools. Highlights: Seeing the community come together to celebrate the arts
All Goods is a community led arts space nestled between the Avondale Community Centre and Library, and previous home to the Avondale Community Preschool. Managed by Whau the People it welcomes artists and community members in to run projects, hold workshops, hang out and make and experience art. Its a space for people to experiment,
In March 2016 What The People launched All Goods – an arts space that champions neighbourhood arts and creative expressions in all its diversity. Building on the success of a range of recent art projects in the area, All Goods was a space that hosted exhibitions, performances, workshops, talks, screenings, meetings, parties, a children’s gallery,
The Charlotte Museum Trust collects and preserves artifacts of lesbian culture such as labrys, music, theatre, film, literature, art and other memorabilia from early lesbian life in New Zealand / Aotearoa. Currently we have a collection of 800 lesbian cultural artifacts: Labrys (in bone, glass and silver), domestic ware, lesbian ceramics, 2100 lesbian books and
Te Toi Uku is small museum administered by the Portage Ceramics Trust. It has a heritage collection from the West Auckland clay industry, from the early clay pipe-making days to the Crown Lynn era. 7 Ambrico Place, New Lynn AucklandSee www.portageceramicstrust.org.nz or Facebook.com/tetoiuku for contact info and opening hours