Activities & Projects
An exhibition of works by Wellington artist Rebecca Holden that celebrates the eight NZ women who ran Aotea Convalscent home in Egypt. Runs from September-November in Masterton and Whanganui.
A solo exhibition, part of an ongoing project that revisits the biography of First World War intern Dr. Hjelmar von Danneville. At Wellington's Enjoy Gallery, Feb-March 2018.
An exhibition of Gallipoli paintings and monoprints created by Stanley Palmer. Millennium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim. 7 May - 19 June 2016.
A joint exhibition by Craig Bluett and Wendy Murphy in response to experiences of men enlisting in the First World War. Millenium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim. 7 May - 19 June 2016.
Porirua's PATAKA Art + Museum hosts Laurence Aberhart's extensive series of photographs of First World War memorials between 11 September and 15 November 2015.
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.
‘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
This exhibition runs at Aratoi Museum in Masterton from 14 August - 4 October 2015. All are invited to an artist talk with its artist, Connah Podmore, on Sunday 16 August at 2 pm.
The war sTOrY exhibition explores methods that are imbued into our psyche to make the sacrifices of war possible. On at Tin Palace, Lyttelton, from 5-23 August 2015.
A exhibition at Carterton Events Centre using painting, textiles and ceramics to commemorate New Zealand's First World War soldiers. From 28 July to 5 September 2015.
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.
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.
A collection of original artefacts and artworks on loan from the private collection of Greg Moyle. Runs from 1 April to 3 May 2015 at the Estuary Arts Centre.
This exhibition of four flower photographs at Te Papa commemorates the soldiers of the New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion who died on European battlefields. 23 March - 31 May.
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.
A sculptural work in memorial to the grievous losses of the First World War and a reflection on the idea of 'victory' in war. Now exhibiting in Europe.
Official New Zealand Army Artist, Matt Gauldie, talks about his role of capturing on canvas the New Zealand Defence Force. Expressions Art Centre, 21 September 2014.
Commemorating the First World War centenary with an emotive 8-screen video installation by French filmmaker Chris Marker, Owls at Noon Prelude: The Hollow Men (2005). 21 June-7 September 2014.
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.
As part of headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2015 (23 January-15 February 2015), a unique commemorative sculpture will be unveiled and gifted to the Waiheke community for the First World War centenary.
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).
Exhibition 'Facing the Front' New Zealand's Enduring First World War, 12 June – 24 August 2014. Curated by Gavin McLean.
"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.
A visual arts exhibition by artist Rebecca Holden acknowledging the role of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Middle East.