Public programme events

Te Tuhi offers a range of interestingevents thatencourage engagement with our exhibitions.Our events are designed tohelp increase participation, enhance understanding and foster enjoyment of the arts. Events are free and open to the public unless stated otherwise.

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Te Tuhi Studios at Cheshire St: Open Studio + Tardigrade Bookmaking Workshop

Saturday 4 May, 2019

Parnell Train Station, 23 Cheshire St, Parnell, Auckland

Open Studios 10am - 5pm
Coffee and Doughnuts 10 - 11am

Tardigrade Bookmaking Workshop 11am - 1pm, Koha entry

This is a unique opportunity to view Te Tuhi's new offsite artist studio complex and gallery space. With space for up to 9 artists, Te Tuhi is looking for a mix of artists at different stages of their careers and with a variety of visual arts practices. The studios will contribute to a vibrant arts and cultural community in Auckland, combining principles of collaboration, experimentation and inclusiveness.

From 11am, studio artists Mongoose Chen and Lynn Song of Tardigrade World will be running a bookmaking workshop, where participants can make their own takeaway publications from waste paper and plastics, or bring materials such as old magazines, posters, and packaging for inclusion. Register via email hidden; JavaScript is required


Māwhitiwhiti fibre-weaving workshops

Sunday 5, 19, 26 May and Sunday 2 June

FREE - all materials provided

Māwhitiwhiti activates Te Toi Whatu Kākahu, Māori cloak weaving, in a contemporary gallery setting. Artist Arapeta Ashton will be running four free, drop-in, fibre-weaving workshops for all ages and abilities that will culminate in an exhibition at Te Tuhi. These workshops will weave together values of kaitiakitanga, whakawhanaungatanga and manaakitanga bringing visitors kanohi ki te kanohi, face to face, with this beautiful art form.

This event is part of Matariki Festival 2019. Supported by Creative Communities.

FREE - refreshments and all materials provided

Register for these workshops through email hidden; JavaScript is required, phone 09 577 0138 or directly on Facebook

Workshop dates and times
Sunday 5 May 125pm
Sunday 19 May 11:45am-4:45pm
Sunday 26 May 12-5pm
Sunday 2 June 11:45am-4:45pm

Exhibition dates
Saturday 8 June - Sunday 21 July 2019


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Exhibition tours

Our free exhibition tours are a great way to get more out of your visit to Te Tuhi.

Take a guided tour of the gallery for special insight into the exhibitions. Groups of five or more can book a guided tour with a trained volunteer Docent. Please contact Te Tuhi to arrange a tour.