Nocturnal Projections And Other Small Happenings Panel Discussion

Artists involved in the project join Catherine Cocker, the curator of this event, which is happening in various places around Dunedin City. Featuring Layne Waerea (Te Arawa, Ngāti Kahungunu), creator of the Rear Window work Māori Lane. All welcome.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin

Monday 8 July, 12.30–1.30pm. FREE

Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249        dunedin.art.museum

Coastal Flows/Coastal Incursions Kōrero

Vicki Lenihan (Waitaha, Kāti Mamoe, Ngāi Tahu), creative collaborator in artist Alex Monteith’s current Visiting Artist Project Coastal Flows/Coastal Incursions, will review aspects of the project that she is taking part in and her experiences since her initial involvement.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin

Saturday 29 June, 11am. FREE

Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3239              dunedin.art.museum

Taonga Species: NZ Natives

Rob Tipa (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu), author of Treasures of Tane: Plants of Ngāi Tahu will talk about plants associated with arts practice, and Rua McCallum (Ngāi Tahu) from Toitū Otago Settlers Museum will talk about plants used in the manufacture of material culture. There will also be some examples of artefacts made from plants fibre and materials available.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin

Sunday 23 June, 3pm. FREE

Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249

Puaka Matariki Whetū-making Workshop

Join expert weaver Blondie Ngamoki for this all-ages star-making workshop and take your harakeke whetū creation home! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin

Sunday 22 July, 1‒3pm. FREE

Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249              dunedin.art.museum

Puaka Matariki Taoka Puoro Workshop

Celebrate the Māori New Year with music! Dr Jennifer Cattermole (Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts, University of Otago) presents a Māori musical instrument workshop for all ages.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin

Saturday 14 July, 2‒4pm. $5 cash only; limited numbers – bookings advised.

Book at the DPAG reception desk or by telephone

Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3239              dunedin.art.museum

Wildlife Hospital Kōrero

Puaka Matariki is the ideal time to be thinking about how we can help take care of our environment.

The Wildlife Hospital opened just this year and works with DOC and the Otago Polytechnic School of Veterinary Nursing to care for many of our endangered animal species.

Come and hear one of The Wildlife Hospital specialists talk about what staff do, what kind of mammals and birds they treat, and what you can do to help. Everyone is welcome!

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon Dunedin

Sunday 8 July, 3pm. FREE

Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249              dunedin.art.museum

Tamariki Light Workshop

Puaka Matariki is a great time to have a look at the way our universe behaves. Investigate reflection, refraction and colour vision with Esther Haines (Outreach Coordinator, Department of Physics, University of Otago). Lots of fun guaranteed!

Designed for ages 7 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin

Saturday 7 July, 1‒3pm. $5 cash only; limited numbers – bookings advised.

Book at the DPAG reception desk or by telephone

Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249              dunedin.art.museum

UNTITLED (D21.281 GALARI BARGAN) 2018
Jonathan Jones
(b.1978 Australia, Wiradjuri and Kamilaroi nations)
Fluorescent tubes and fittings, electrical cable
Courtesy the artist and Tim Melville Gallery, Auckland

Kavanagh College Kapa Haka Whakatau ki te Tau Hou

To welcome in the Māori New Year, the Kavanagh College Kapa Haka will perform in celebration of the rise of the Matariki star cluster. Nau mai, tautimai!

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin

Friday 6 July 10.30am. FREE

Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249              dunedin.art.museum