Bishop Philip Richardson: The Cathedral Church of St Marys
Thu 15 Apr 2021. 6—8PM
The Cathedral Church of St Marys was known as the settler’s church, and at one time held the colonial force’s stocks of gunpowder. It also holds the world’s foremost collection of hatchments - the military shields of the many regiments who served here in support of colonisation. It is located at the foot of Pukaka.
Thu 15 Apr 2021. 11AM—12:35PM
Gunda is a mesmerizing perspective on sentience within animal species, normally - and perhaps purposely - hidden from our view. Displays of pride and reverence, amusement and bliss at a pig’s inquisitive young; her panic, despair and utter defeat in the face of cruel trickery, are validations of just how similarly all species react and cope with events in our respective lives.
Wed 14 Apr 2021. 6—7:50PM
The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.
Ivan Bruce: On Monuments
Tue 13 Apr 2021. 6—8PM
Join Taranaki archaeologist Ivan Bruce to discuss the language of the Taranaki War memorials in times of peace, encouraging the audience to reflect on whose history this is, and whose perspective of history is represented by these monuments?
Sense Art Tour
Mon 12 Apr 2021. 2—3PM
Join us for a tactile and audio-described tour of our current exhibition Tai Moana Tai Tangata. A solo exhibition of new work by Brett Graham (Ngāti Kōroki Kahukura, Tainui), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery's 2019 Artist in Residence. Curated by Anna-Marie White (Te Ātiawa).
Sun 11 Apr 2021. 1:30—3:40PM
Gay Rights Activist. Friend. Lover. Unifier. Politician. Fighter. Icon. Inspiration. Hero.
His life changed history, and his courage changed lives.
Proudly playing as part of the OUTfest 2021.
Sat 10 Apr 2021. 4—5:55PM
This newly Oscar nominated film has been described as one of the greatest films about journalism ever made, do not miss it on the big screen for a limited engagement.
Fri 9 Apr 2021. 6—7PM
Sphere is a new production by the Taranaki Contemporary Dance Collective, bringing a fresh work to audiences - one that is inspired by and responding to, Len Lye’s Sky Snakes.
Fri 9 Apr 2021. 10:30—11:30AM
Experience, inspire, create. Have fun with our educators seeing and making art, with tips for caregivers engaging little people in art.
He hōtaka reo Māori hoki.
Fri 9 Apr 2021. 9:30—11AM
Talks for older people keen for a regular dose of art and culture.
Ngamata Skipper: Waiata Poi
Thu 8 Apr 2021. 6—8PM
Poi are often considered in the context of entertainment or cultural performance, but for Ngā Iwi o Taranaki they take on a greater significance in terms of history and status. An ancient art, Poi in Taranaki regained popularity at Parihaka, imbued with an oral narrative of identity and justice, and of resistance.
The Painter and the Thief
Thu 8 Apr 2021. 11AM—12:50PM
"Benjamin Ree's extraordinary documentary feels like a movie - there's a heist, villains who are not what they seem, scenes of striking intimacy and some fabulous twists."
★★★★ - Times (UK)
EOS: Easter In Art
Fri 2 Apr 2021. 11AM—12:30PM
This Exhibition On Screen explores the Easter story as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.
Thu 1 Apr 2021. 1—2:50PM
In a bid to save the last of his family, Gutjuk, a young Aboriginal man, teams up with ex-soldier Travis to track down Baywara, the most dangerous warrior in the Territory, his uncle.
Thu 1 Apr 2021. 11AM—12:40PM
The Father warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant – a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.
In the Fog | V tumane
Wed 31 Mar 2021. 6—8:15PM
An intense, slow-burning war drama that considers moral choice in the moral vacuum of occupation.
“Actors and landscapes alike could have come out of 19th-century Russian paintings”
– Sight & Sound
Mick Fleetwood & Friends
Thu 25 Mar 2021. 7—9:30PM
Mick Fleetwood has enlisted a stellar cast of musicians for a once-in-a-lifetime concert event, from London’s Palladium, honouring the early years of Fleetwood Mac, celebrating its founder, Peter Green.
Toi Mā Te Whānau
Drop-in, interactive art-making sessions for the whole family.
Rewi's Last Stand
Sat 20 Mar 2021. 2—3:05PM
‘Tai Moana Tai Tangata reflects on the political alliance forged between Taranaki and Tainui Māori after the British invasion of the Waikato in 1863, events that are poignantly recounted in the 1940 film, ‘Rewi’s Last Stand’. Proudly presented in association with Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.
Wharehoka Wano: Te Kingitanga and Ngā Iwi o Taranaki
Thu 18 Mar 2021. 6—8PM
Founded in the Waikato in 1858, Kingitanga sought to unite Māori under a single sovereign. The connection between the second Māori king, Tawhiao, and Taranaki is strong, and based on principles of peace central to both Parihaka and the Pai Marire religion. As the King’s representative in Taranaki, Wharehoka Wano will discuss this past, and what it could mean for the future of Taranaki.
The Pinkies Are Back
Thu 18 Mar 2021. 11AM—12:40PM
A group of charismatic women and their efforts to start a dragon-boat team despite some never having held a paddle before. There’s plenty of laughs and tears in this special New Zealand film.
Wed 17 Mar 2021. 6—8:30PM
Los Angeles in the final 48 hours of the 20th century is the setting for this hyper-kinetic, cyberpunk brain-scrambler that proves both fascinating and prescient.
Mameshiba | Yôjû mameshiba
Sun 14 Mar 2021. 4—5:50PM
We are proud to present an ongoing series of films from the Embassy of Japan in New Zealand.
A film adaptation of the TV series which depicts the journey of a middle-aged man with a two-month old puppy in search of his mother who has run away from home.
Len Lye Curator Tour
Sun 14 Mar 2021. 2—3PM
Get an insight into the life and ideas of Len Lye.
Thu 11 Mar 2021. 11AM—1PM
When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears in Istanbul, his fiancée and dissidents around the world piece together the clues to a murder and expose a global cover up.
Thu 4 Mar 2021. 1:30—3:30PM
Mads Mikkelsen reunites with the Danish director of 2013 Oscar nominee The Hunt for this Cannes-selected story of a group of friends who put a controversial theory - that maintaining a certain blood alcohol level improves social performance - to the test.
Waiata in the Gallery
Wed 3 Mar 2021. 12:30—1PM
Join us for an uplifting, mid-week waiata session.
Thu 25 Feb 2021. 7—8:40PM
Led by moving performances from Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci, Supernova is a heartbreaking look at the emotional toll that comes with accepting mortality.
Botticelli, Florence and the Medici
Thu 25 Feb 2021. 11AM—12:35PM
From Salvador Dalì to Andy Warhol, David LaChapelle to Jeff Koons and Lady Gaga, no one appears to be immune to the eternal fascination of Botticelli and his works.
Pop in Q
Sun 21 Feb 2021. 4—5:40PM
We are proud to present the first in an ongoing series of films presented by the Embassy of Japan in New Zealand. To launch the series we commence with a stunning animation film about five girls who are taken to a fantasy world and must team up to save it from peril.
Thu 18 Feb 2021. 7—8:50PM
A film that could only have come from the mind of a Cronenberg. Brandon, son of David, takes us on a visceral, chilling and “uncut” rollercoaster ride.
The Mystery of D.B Cooper
Wed 17 Feb 2021. 11AM—12:45PM
A documentary that looks at the well-known case, which is largely regarded as the greatest unsolved heist in American history.
This is Spinal Tap
Sat 13 Feb 2021. 4—5:25PM
A cult classic comedy that turned the fictional heavy metal band of its title into bona fide musical superstars.
From The Vine
Sat 13 Feb 2021. 11AM—12:40PM
A downtrodden man experiences an ethical crisis and travels back to his hometown in rural Italy to recalibrate his moral compass.
Thu 11 Feb 2021. 7—9PM
An intimate and heart-wrenching portrait of a Korean family and their assimilation in 1980s America.
Young Visionaries 2021: Ages 9-12. Term 1
Thu 11 Feb–15 Apr. 3.45–5.15PM
Weekly after school art classes where kids are inspired by great art.
Young Visionaries 2021: Ages 6-8 Term 1
Wed: 10 Feb-14 Apr. 3:45-5:15PM
Weekly after school art classes where kids are inspired by great art.
Tātarakihi: The Children of Parihaka
Sat 6 Feb 2021. 1—2:10PM
A touching and important documentary that follows a group of Taranaki children on a bus trip to visit the places their ancestors were imprisoned and forced to labour in the 1880s.
Thu 4 Feb 2021. 7—8:30PM
After skipping town a decade ago, transgender activist Caz Davis returns to the remote, politically divided dairy community of Rūrangi, hoping to reconnect with his estranged father, who hasn’t heard from him since before Caz transitioned.
The Man on the Island
Wed 3 Feb 2021. 11AM—12:20PM
The story of one man, Colin McLaren, and one tiny island, Rakino in the Hauraki Gulf – off the grid, challenging and stunningly beautiful.Load more results