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What's on at the Gus Fisher Gallery in April

Published: Thu 14 Mar 2019 03:01 PM
This April, the Gus Fisher Gallery is excited to welcome visitors back through its doors for its most ambitious show to date. With 16 artists from New Zealand, China, Canada and the United States, We’re Not Too Big to Care re-launches the gallery following an ambitious refurbishment to its Grade I listed heritage interior.
OPENING DAY EVENTS
Art & Donuts
SAT 6 APRIL | 11.00am - 12.00pm
Hear from three artists about their newly commissioned artworks for We're Not Too Big To Care while enjoying some complimentary donuts and coffee. With Aroha Novak, Emily Hartley-Skudder, and Hikalu Clarke in conversation with Lisa Beauchamp, Curator of Contemporary Art.
Gallery Grooming with The Gentry
SAT 6 APRIL | 1.00pm - 3.00pm
We know that it’s hard to find the money and the time to treat yourself to a fresh cut from a professional barber, so we are shouting you one! Come to the Gus Fisher Gallery any time between 1.00pm and 3.00pm on Saturday 6 April for a complimentary barber cut by the team from The Gentry while enjoying some complimentary coffee from Kōkako.
APRIL
Curator’s tour of We’re Not Too Big to Care
FRI 12 APRIL | 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Join Curator of Contemporary Art, Lisa Beauchamp, as she elaborates on the exhibition’s themes and exhibited artworks in this informative and relaxed talk and tour.
Are we too big to care? A panel discussion on gentrification in Tāmaki Makaurau
WED 17 APRIL | 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Join our panellists, writers Anthony Byrt, David Hall, and Jade Kake as they tackle this confronting question in what promises to be an illuminating kōrero on gentrification and culture.
ONGOING
Lumley Centre Tours
Available on request / Self-guided
To the right of the Gus Fisher Gallery stands the towering Lumley Centre, and on its twentieth floor Billy Apple’s $100,000 Credit Held is displayed in his lawyer’s offices, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts. Take a tour up to view the work and discover how it connects to the exhibition We’re Not Too Big to Care.
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