Activities & Projects
Through the works of eight young artists, the Luck of the Draw website explores contemporary ideas around conscription, war and the ballot that forced 20,000 New Zealanders to fight overseas.
A naval war art exhibition of brothers Esmond & Hal Atkinson's pen & ink sketches of service in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve at Petone from 3-23 November 2016.
Artist Lang Ea was selected as 1 of 3 feature artists among 68 exhibiting national and international artists to exhibit at the B#Side War Vol.II festival in Italy.
Creative conversations focused on translating conflict into art at Victoria University of Wellington in April 2015.
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.
Rotunda features the beautiful collision of a live brass band with the raw power of contemporary dance, timed to honour the Gallipoli landings in 1915, performed by The New Zealand Dance Company.
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.
A concert of music, visual art, and readings in commemoration of the first Anzac Day. 23 April 2015 at St Matthew's Anglican Church in Hastings.
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.
A commemorative exhibition dedicated to soldiers who fought or lost their lives in the First World War at Featherston's Anzac Hall, From 22 November to 7 December 2014.
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.
Nelson Musical Theatre presents a new production of Oh What a Lovely War! at Nelson's Theatre Royal from 11 - 22 November.
To commemorate the First World War centenary, Jonathan Grant Galleries will exhibit a collection of rare war artworks - including works by Nugent Welch and Peter McIntyre. Opens August 2014.
A community project knitting comforts for soldiers. Part of 'Remember to Remember' exhibition at Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History (8 August-7 September 2014).
"The Line of Fire", Capt Matt Gauldie's commemorative bronze statue of Gallipoli artist, mapmaker, & Hamilton hero: Sapper Horace Moore-Jones. Unveiled 27 March 2015.
A talk by art critic Terry McNamara at St Lukes Community Centre in Remuera, Auckland on 19 March 2014.
An exhibition of 60 watercolours, prints and sketches by NZ servicemen and official war artists with 250 contemporary watercolours by members of Watercolour New Zealand. Opens 18 April 2015.