Your guide to Artweek in Newmarket

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Your guide to Artweek in Newmarket

Artweek returns from 12-20 October and Newmarket is the place to be for all kinds of creative events. From artist talks, to tours, gallery openings and much more we have your guide to Artweek 2019, right here.

Ten Cam Munroe And Melissa Young

Cam Munroe and Melissa Young – TEN

Celebrating 10 years since they last exhibited together, the artists will be in the gallery for questions or discussions.

The Poi Room, 17 Osborne Street | Showing until 20 October

ArtExplore Tour

FREE for Artweek, these regular Art Precinct walks allow you to explore with other art lovers and an expert guide.

Meet at Railway Street Studios | 16 Oct, 11am-1pm. To Book:

Patterson Parkin

Patterson Parkin – 40 years exhibiting in Auckland

Exhibitions Gallery, 19A Osborne Street | Opening & Artist Talk: Tue 24 Sept, 6-8pm

Highwic Drawing Club with Paris Kirby

Join an intimate drawing club in the ballroom of the historic Highwic House in Newmarket. This event is FREE but numbers are strictly limited, bookings open Monday 16 September.

BYO paper & drawing supplies | strictly no charcoal

Highwic House, 40 Gillies Ave | 20 Oct, 2pm-4pm

Curating Art in Your Home with Gretl Barzotto

Artist and Interior Designer Gretl Barzotto, has curated her current exhibition ‘COSTE’ incorporating design elements and furniture to inspire.

Railway Street Studios, 8 Railway Street | 19 Oct, 2pm $20pp Bookings Essential

Lukas Kelly

Lukas Kelly – Crossing Divides

‘Crossing Divides’ is an exploration of geometry, symbols, light, sound and shape to activate a sensory response.

Newmarket Studio, Station Square (next to Circle Gallery), 24 Remuera Rd | 13 Oct 19 Oct: Live Carving | 19 Oct: 5pm, Artist talk & 6pm, Live Performance

Amy Melchior – Full Bloom

Delve into the fascinating process of encaustic painting, an ancient technique of infusing pure pigments in beeswax.

Showing at Warwick Henderson Gallery | 15 Oct -9 Nov

Jason Klenner

Jason Klenner – The Secret Language of Painting

Industrial designer Jason Klenner will be bringing his unique insight into how visual images produce messages and emotions by viewing Kirsty Black’s exhibition Shilly Shally.

Railway Street Studios | 12 Oct, 2pm $20pp Bookings essential


Simon Kaan

Simon Kaan – ‘And Friends’

Simon Kaan – Exhibition Opening

Kaan’s work has previously been described as “contemporary and timeless,” a notion that seems to fit well with many of the indigenous relationships referenced in his artmaking.

Sanderson Contemporary Art Gallery, Osborne Lane | 1 Oct, 5:30pm

Mark Wooller – Charting the Catch

Mark Wooller will discuss his ideas and inspiration behind his 2019 solo exhibition ‘Charting the Catch’.

Warwick Henderson Gallery | 12 Oct, 1pm

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The Art of Death at Highwic House

This Victorian art-form of taxidermy is currently experiencing a female-led resurgence that has a reverence for wildlife and conservation at its heart. This exhibition explores the intricacies of life through the understanding of death.

Highwic House | Exhibition on until 27th October.


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