Artweek Auckland: Parnell Day 10 October 2015
Parnell, Auckland’s oldest suburb has endured to also become one of its most eclectic. The suburb is known for its growing and ever-changing art scene. Alive with art, Parnell is practically a village of galleries where gallery-hopping ranks among our favorite free things to do.
FREE things to do in Auckland – Artweek Auckland: Parnell Day 10 October 2015
So if you’re at all interested in collecting art or even just viewing art, we suggest that you support your local art week and visit some of the local art galleries and artists whenever possible. What better way to do so than by taking advantage of everything that’s on offer during Artweek Auckland, from 10 to 18 October with Parnell’s Artweek day being Saturday, 10th October 2015. Remember, too, the gallery scene is always changing, with new artists arriving and new exhibitions on the go, so why not make gallery-hopping a regular weekend activity.
Interested in Art? Let’s explore Parnell, Auckland and see what’s on offer
Artweek 2015 is a visual arts festival building on the foundations of expertise provided by local community galleries, both public and private across Auckland. Arts professionals collectively curate and facilitate events and installations to create a dynamic and exciting “week” showcasing Auckland’s amazing visual arts community. Parnell is on show on the 10 October 2015.
In the heart of the historic Parnell Village
Over merely a 100m or so stretch of Parnell Road, right in the heart of the historic Parnell Village, lie some of Auckland’s best galleries, with a few more scattered just a short distance from Parnell Road itself. Parnell Road is perfectly located in amongst some of the best dining and shopping on offer in Auckland – so in between the gallery discoveries, there are plenty of opportunities to relax over a bite to eat or coffee and reflect on everything you’ve seen.
9 must-see art galleries in Auckland’s Parnell. All within walking distance from each other
The Parnell art scene boasts a variety of art galleries, featuring contemporary art and traditional fine art, glass art, paintings, sculpture, photography, prints and much, much more. From blue-chip institutions to funky artists’ collectives, we’ve selected 9 of the best Parnell art galleries on show this art week where you can see local and international talent.
Looking for FREE things to do in Auckland – Uncover Artweek Parnell 2015
“Expanding the visual arts audience through discovery and discussion. ARTWEEK Auckland is a visual arts festival building on the foundations of expertise provided by galleries, both public and private across Auckland. Arts professionals collectively curate and facilitate events and installations to create a dynamic and exciting “week” showcasing our amazing visual arts community.”
All events are free and everyone is welcome!