Free Mondays Pack Out The Auckland Art Gallery

Published: Wed 22 Sep 1999 12:04 AM
Auckland Art Gallery
The Gallery announced there would be free entry to all contemporary New Zealand art exhibitions on Mondays at the media preview to launch TOI TOI TOI: Three Generations of New Zealand Artists in May earlier this year.
At the time of this new initiative, Gallery director Chris Saines stated that the new policy’s intention was to create real opportunity for students and others to see the work of their contemporaries without impediment.
These ‘Free Mondays’ appear to be doing just that as the Gallery noted a marked increase in visitors, particularly tertiary students, visiting its New Zealand contemporary art shows TOI TOI TOI and Home and away on Mondays.
Stories we tell ourselves: The Paintings of Richard Killeen, (one of New Zealand’s major contemporary artists) is on at the New Gallery until 5 December, and will also be free on Mondays.

Next in New Zealand politics

Next Steps To Improve Safety In Wake Of Whakaari White Island Tragedy
By: New Zealand Government
Expert Group Appointed To Lead New Zealand’s Future Health System
By: New Zealand Government
Kiwis Overseas Must Be Allowed To Vote Next Year
By: Green Party
Power bill changes bring fairness to charges
By: New Zealand Government
Govt parks the expiry of licenses, WoFs and regos
By: New Zealand Government
Highest jump in weekly benefit numbers since first lockdown
By: Child Poverty Action Group
Bay Of Plenty District Health Board Chair Sharon Shea Appointed Co-Chair Of The Māori Health Authority
By: Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Senior Doctors Call For Strong Clinical Voice To Lead Health Reforms
By: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists
NZMA Welcomes Health System Board Appointments
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILE © Scoop Media