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Big Little City Event information for Thursday, 1st November

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Wednesday, 31st October 2012

Event information for Thursday, 1st November 2012

Artweek by Cycle – BIG little City Late Night Tour
Venue: Starting location - 132 Symonds Street, Auckland CBD
Time: 5:30pm onwards

Explore the BIG little City’s streets with the wind in your hair on the late night bicycle tour – Artweek by Cycle. Cruise around downtown Auckland’s most prestigious contemporary and traditional art galleries and take in the sights of some incredible public artworks. Awaken the culture vulture within, and experience our modern city on wheels on a fun and fascinating tour.

Bookings: contact Julian on julian@nextbike.co.nz or 021 154 8371

BNZ Unlocked Collection Tour
Venue: 125 Queen Street, BNZ Building, Auckland CBD
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Behind the closed corporate doors of BNZ are some special, history-defining works of art. The BIG little City and its visitors have been invited on a rare ‘behind the scenes’ tour to view this extensive private art collection. Escape the office for lunch and wander the walls alongside the passionate art connoisseurs and tour guides from Auckland Walks.

Bookings: Tour is fully booked

BIG little City Late Art Night
Venue: Auckland CBD
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

An exciting line-up of the BIG little City’s finest traditional, contemporary and experiential galleries will have their doors open late for a visually enriching late night out. Rediscover the thriving gallery scene in Auckland’s art precinct and you appreciate the delicious ethnic eateries on offer at the Art of Dining market in collaboration with Eat Here Now in Khartoum place.

Joystick Orchestra
Venue: 74 Shortland Street, Gus Fisher Gallery
Time: 7:00pm
Taking orchestral sounds to a new and quirky level, Joystick Orchestra will wow the crowds with their unique improvised sound creation using joysticks. Featuring the works of artists Sean Kerr, Stuart Grimshaw and Andrew McMillan, this event is not to be missed.
Portraits of Stress and Pressure
Venue: 26 Lorne Street, Gow Langford Gallery

Sarah Hughes - Harvest
Venue: 26 Lorne Street, Gow Langsford Gallery

Total Internal Reflection
Venue: 74 Shortland Street. Gus Fisher Gallery

Surface Detail – Sarah Munro
Venue: 74 Shortland Street, Gus Fisher Gallery

The Portage Ceramic Awards
Venue: The Cloud, Auckland Waterfront

Waka – Kura’s 4th Annual Carving Exhibition
Venue: 188 Quay Street, PwC Tower, Kura Gallery

Living Room 2012
Venue: Aotea Square

Mid-City Thinking
Venue: Elliott Street, Auckland CBD

The Art of Fashion Windows
Venue: Tyler Street, Britomart

Auckland Art Gallery Exhibitions
Venue: Cnr Kitchener & Wellesley Streets, Auckland Art Gallery

Kate Small
Venue: 47 High Street, Anna Miles Gallery

Venue: Cnr Quay and Hobson Streets, Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum

Hartrell de Hurrigan
Venue: Level 1, 28 Lorne Street, Antoinette Godkin Gallery

Just a Wee Drop – Elliot Frances Stewart
Venue: Cnr of Rutland and Lorne Streets, Auckland CBD

Lost in a Dream
Venue: 33 High Street, Snake Pit Gallery

Digital Art Live: Crowd Control
Venue: Level 2, Aotea Centre

Spindal, an Exhibition by Sarah Dolby
Venue: Kitchener Street, Upper Khartoum Place, OREX Art Gallery

Tank Art Project
Venue: Wynyard Quarter


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