Public Programme November 2021-March 2022

2.00pm Saturday 20 November
Conversation around Listening Stones Jumping Rocks
Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery

On the opening weekend of the Adam Art Gallery’s new exhibitions, join curators Susan Ballard, Associate Professor in Art History at Te Herenga Waka–Victoria University of Wellington, and Adam Art Gallery’s Collection Curator Sophie Thorn for a conversation with artists Raewyn Martyn, Paul Johns and Sorawit Songsataya.

5.00pm Friday 26 November
Live stream
Email beyondhumanscales@gmail.com for link

Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery, in partnership with ASLEC-ANZ, brings you artist and writer Janine Randerson’s keynote lecture delivered online for the Ngā tohu o te huarere: Conversations beyond human scales conference hosted by Te Herenga Waka. Randerson collaborates with urban meteorologists, glaciologists, climate scientists, community activists, tāngata whenua, and the more-than-human kin in local and internationally exhibited projects. In her lecture she asks, how do artists initiate dialogues with our more-than-human kin in this time of eco-political crisis?

2.00pm Saturday 27 November
Exhibition tour of The Machine Stops
Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery

Join Professor Daniel K. Brown and several of his past and present students for an introduction and tour of The Machine Stops: The Allegorical Architectural Project. This event has limited capacity so please RSVP.

10.00am Saturday 4 December
Campus tour
Meet in the Hunter Courtyard (Gate 2, Kelburn Parade)

Collection Curator Sophie Thorn has conceived a tour of works ‘a stone’s throw’ away from the Adam Art Gallery in the Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection that extend the ecological and geological themes found in Listening Stones Jumping Rocks. She will guide you to works by Fiona Amundsen, Rangi Kipa, Lonnie Hutchinson, Dane Mitchell, Kate Newby, Richard Killeen, and others. This event has limited capacity so please RSVP.

SUMMER BREAK