NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Artist Rebecca Holden will talk about what moved her to make the commemorative artworks that form her exhibition 'Sand in the Apricot Jam' at Waikato Museum, Hamilton, 2 April 2017.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Palestine, Sinai Campaign, Art Audience: Arts appreciators, historians Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: Waikato Museum

A response to cataclysmic events of war, and to the legacy that has been passed on to the generations who have not known war. At Morrinsville's Wallace Gallery from 1 February to 19 March 2017.

Topics: Art, Exhibitions, Events Located in: New Zealand, Morrinsville
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In Somme/Silk Road, photorealist painter David Woodings uses postcards to illustrate one of the war's bloodiest battles. At the National Army Museum from 5 October 2016 - 30 April 2017.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Events, Exhibitions, Somme, Art Audience: Arts appreciators, General Located in: Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

As part of the Auckland Writers Festival, author and publisher Jenny Harworth looks at New Zealand's First World War artists. At Auckland Art Gallery on 15 May 2016.

Topics: Events, war art, Art, History, Public Talks & Tours Audience: General, Arts appreciators, historians, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

Cynthia and Chris McKenzie reflect on their experience at Gallipoli during the centenary of the landings in this exhibition at Devonport's Depot Space from 9-27 April 2016.

Topics: Events, Anzac Day 2016, Gallipoli, Art, Exhibitions Audience: Arts appreciators, General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Devonport
Organised by: Depot Artspace

An exhibition of Laurence Aberhart's photographs of First World War memorials in New Zealand and Australia, Ashburton Art Gallery, 30 January - 27 March 2016.

Topics: Photography, Exhibitions, Events, Memorials, Art Audience: Arts appreciators, General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Ashburton
Organised by: Ashburton Art Gallery

Sonic Wells for Gallipoli is an art project which symbolises the special relationship of mutual respect between New Zealand, Australia and Turkey. Live all day from 23 April to 22 July 2016.

Topics: Art, Gallipoli, Overseas Audience: General, Local residents, Arts appreciators, Students Located in: New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Wellington
Category: Other
Organised by: Allan Giddy

New Zealand and Australian artists commemorate the Anzac legend 100 years after it was forged at Gallipoli. Exhibition held at Porirua's PATAKA Art + Museum, 27 November 2015 - 7 February 2016.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Art, ANZAC Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Porirua
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The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.

Topics: ANZAC, Art, Fine Art Audience: General, Arts appreciators, Teachers
Organised by: Australian War Memorial

‘My Memorial’, by Australian artist Kathy Temin’s, forms a darkly poignant and timely memorial to First World War survivors. At Auckland's Gus Fisher Gallery from 9-24 October

Topics: Art, Fine Art, Events, Australia, Exhibitions Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Gus Fisher Gallery

This installation of stretcher-like structures is a tribute to those whose lives were touched by the First World War. Hanging at National Library, Wellington, from 20 August - 3 October 2015.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Events, Exhibitions, Art Audience: Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

In this lecture series Dr Gwen Parsons from University of Canterbury relates her First World War research to the war sTOrY exhibition at Tin Palace, Lyttelton. 8 and 15 August 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Art, Fine Art Audience: General, historians, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Lyttelton
Organised by: Tin Palace

Photographs by Lesley Wilson depicting how communities around the world are remembering the men and women who went to the First World War. At Albany War Memorial Library, 25-26 July 2015.

Topics: Photography, Exhibitions, Art, Events, Overseas Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Albany

Still explores the duality of war: the destruction of lives and the construction of a collective future. Presented simultaneously in Auckland, Christchurch and Poitiers, France, in September 2015.

Topics: Art, Memorials, Events, remembrance, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General, Arts appreciators, Families Located in: New Zealand, France, Auckland, New Zealand, France, Christchurch
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Posters and paintings looking at Manawatu preparing and returning from war. At Palmerston North's Vault Gallery from 30 April - 26 May 2015.

Topics: Events, Exhibitions, Local history, Art Audience: General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
Organised by: Vault Gallery

A memorial artwork installation by renowned NZ artist Max Gimblett will adorn the architecture of St David’s Church on Khyber Pass Road in Auckland for three months from 24 April 2015.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Art, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, local visitors, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
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The NZAFA presents a commemorative exhibition of three themes of work, at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts exhibition space, Wellington, between 23 April - 31 May 2015.

Topics: Art, Fine Art, Events, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli at Kerikeri's Art at Wharepuke with digital printmaking, video and painting. 17 April - 15 May 2015.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Art, Events, Exhibitions, Gallipoli Audience: Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Kerikeri
Organised by: Art at Wharepuke

Artist Connah Podmore facilitates two workshops in and around Eketahuna as part of a community-based Anzac commemorative project on 17 & 18 April 2015.

Topics: Family & Lifestyle, Events, Workshops, Art Audience: Descendants, General Located in: New Zealand, Eketahuna

An exhibition to honour, commemorate and celebrate the 500 Cook Islands soldiers who served in the First World War. The exhibition runs at Mangere Arts Centre from 22 April - 3 May 2015.

Topics: Pacific Cultures, Cook Islands, Art, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Pacific cultures, General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Manukau

A commemorative exhibition to commemorate 100 years since the Gallipoli landings by invited artists entitled For The Fallen at Kaan Zamaan Gallery, Kerikeri, 10 April - 10 May 2015.

Topics: Art, Exhibitions, Events Audience: Arts appreciators, General Located in: New Zealand, Kerikeri
Organised by: Kaan Zamaan Gallery

This talk, by NZ Herald art commentator Terry McNamara, is a consideration of the art and poetry evoked by the First World War. Held at Kotare Venues, Auckland, 21 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Art, poetry, Events Audience: Arts appreciators, General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: ArtExplore

Join us at the Hamilton City Council for the unveiling of “The Line of Fire” – a commemorative artwork by Hon Captain Matt Gauldie – on 27 March 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Art, war art, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: Hamilton City Council

An exhibition of paintings and glass work reminding us of ongoing and current world conflicts, and the fragility of life. At Kerikeri's Kaan Zamaan Gallery, 13 March - 2 April 2015.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Art, Exhibitions, Events Audience: Arts appreciators, General, Artists Located in: New Zealand, Kerikeri
Organised by: Kaan Zamaan Gallery

Historian Jock Phillips will speak about New Zealand's First World War memorials and New Zealand identity at Tauranga Art Gallery on 19 March 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, war memorial, Events, Art Audience: historians, General Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga
Organised by: Tauranga Art Gallery

Through new art works, the Cook Island creative community pay tribute to the 500 First World War soldiers who came from Rarotonga. At Auckland's Depot Artspace, 11 April-6 May 2015.

Topics: Social & Political History, Exhibitions, Events, Art, Rarotonga Audience: General, Artists, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Devonport

An exhibition of selected photographs of First World War memorials by Laurence Aberhart. Tauranga Art Gallery,  17 February - 10 May 2015.

Topics: Photography, Memorials, Art, Events Audience: General, Students, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga
Organised by: Tauranga Art Gallery

Drawing on his personal connections to Gallipoli, Stanley Palmer presents an exhibition of paintings and monoprints at Wellington's Solander Gallery from 22 April - 16 May 2015.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Anzac Day 2015, Exhibitions, Art Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Solander Gallery

Hastings District commemorates Anzac Day 2015 at the Cenotaph in Civic Square with a dawn service, a civic ceremony and a programme of music and community art projects.

Topics: service, Art, Anzac Day 2015, Events, Commemorations Audience: Families, General Located in: New Zealand, Hastings

This project is part of the Peace Poppy Project aimed to engage as many people from our community as possible, to share stories of remembrance and how we can retain peace for now and into the future

Topics: poppies, public event, Art, craft, Events Audience: Students, Families, young people, older people Located in: New Zealand, Orewa
Organised by: Estuary Arts Centre

The theme for 2014's Rotorua Sculpture Symposium is 'The Returning Soldier', 29 November-12 December. After the symposium, the sculptures will be installed in Government Gardens.

Topics: Sculpture, Art, Memorials Audience: Artists, General Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Creative Rotorua

Artists Paul Woodruff and Ruth Cole exhibit paintings and drawings which look at the huge effect of the First World War. At Mount Eden's N.K.B gallery between 17 Nov and 1 Dec 2014.

Topics: Fine Art, Exhibitions, Events, Art Audience: Artists, art teachers, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Artists, N.K.B Gallery

Join Dr Gavin McLean on a walkaround of the 'Facing the Front' exhibition. New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington, 23 July 2014.

Topics: Public talks and tours, Exhibitions, Art, Events Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Arahoe School unveiled their First World War commemorative artwork at a dawn ceremony on Monday 28th July 2014.

Topics: Art, Education, Events, Ceremonies Audience: local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Arahoe School