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ART AFTER DARK

SATURDAY 25 JULY
THE MAYFAIR
8PM - LATE

Join art-lovers at the official Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre opening after-party.

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TRILOGY (A FLIP AND TWO TWISTERS)
PERFORMS ON THE HOUR FROM 12PM - 5PM
25 - 26 JULY 2015

Join us daily, on the stroke of each hour as Len Lye's Trilogy performs its thunderous cacophony, sending shivers tumbling down your spine.

 

GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY / LEN LYE CENTRE OPENING WEEKEND
25 - 26 JULY 2015


Be one of the first to experience New Zealand’s first example of destination architecture linked to contemporary art and only art museum dedicated to a single artist. 

Click through for the full opening weekend programme.

 

 

 

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Our Hearts of Darkness

Date: Sat 25 Jul 15 - Sun 29 Nov 15
Time: Open 6 days a week: Mon, Weds, Fri - Sun 10 am – 6 pm; Thurs 10am – 9pm, closed Tuesdays and Christm
Venue: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Event Type: Exhibitions

Keying into the media spotlight shined on the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery at the time of our reopening alongside the inauguration of the Len Lye Centre, we present a deliberately politically oriented exhibition: Our Hearts of Darkness.Based on works...  More »

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Len Lye's Jam Session

Date: Sat 25 Jul 15 - Sun 29 Nov 15
Time: Open 6 days a week: Mon, Weds, Fri - Sun 10 am – 6 pm; Thurs 10am – 9pm, closed Tuesdays and Christm
Venue: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Event Type: Exhibitions

Len Lye’s pursuit of movement as a medium, following the ‘muse of motion’ as he put it, put his practice hand-in-hand with the musical. His abstract film visuals were routinely guided by the rhythm of Latin and jazz standards, while...  More »

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Projection Series 1: Len Lye's Colour Box

Date: Sat 25 Jul 15 - Sun 01 Nov 15
Time: Open 6 days a week: Mon, Weds, Fri - Sun 10 am – 6 pm; Thurs 10am – 9pm, closed Tuesdays and Christm
Venue: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre
Event Type: Theatre, Music, Films and Performances

The Len Lye Centre launches with a brand new state-of-the-art 62-seat cinema, a welcoming environment for audiences to experience the films of Len Lye and local and international cinema. The cinema welcomes you to see historical experimental film,...  More »

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Len Lye: Four Fountains

Date: Sat 25 Jul 15 - Sun 29 Nov 15
Time: Open 6 days a week: Mon, Weds, Fri - Sun 10 am – 6 pm; Thurs 10am – 9pm, closed Tuesdays and Christm
Venue: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Event Type: Exhibitions

Emerging from the idea of ‘composing with motion’, Len Lye’s ‘tangible motion sculpture’ does something very simple – making motion visible. The Len Lye Centre presents Lye’s ‘tangibles’ in a new...  More »

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