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Taiwanese art comes to Auckland

Media release
7 July 2014


Taiwanese art comes to Auckland

One of Taiwan’s most significant international art exhibitions is coming to the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre next week.

The Taichung City Da Dun Fine Arts Exchange Exhibition 2014 is hosted by the Taichung City Government and James Wallace Arts Trust, with support from Auckland Council and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Auckland.

The Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition is an annual competition that promotes artistic exchanges and receives more than 2,000 entries from around the globe. The Auckland exhibition features 32 representative artworks from previous Da Dun Prize winners stylistically ranging from traditional ceramics to conceptual art.

Arts and Culture Committee Chair Cr Alf Filipaina says he is delighted Auckland has the opportunity to host such a preeminent show.

“Auckland Council is committed to delivering and supporting high quality arts and culture events for all Aucklanders to enjoy,” says Mr Filipaina.

“Taichung City is one of our sister cities and I am pleased we can welcome them to Auckland.”

The exhibition celebrates the success of artists from many different countries showcasing their creativity and energy.

A free public opening event is being held on Monday 14 July at the Pah Homestead, 72 Hillsborough Rd, Hillsborough, Auckland 6 – 8pm, all welcome and no RSVP required.

The Taichung City Da Dun Fine Arts Exchange Exhibition 2014 will be exhibited at the Pah Homestead from 15 July – 31 August.

For more information visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

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Editor’s Notes:
Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am-3pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm
Ph. 09 639 2010
enquiries@wallaceartscentre.org.nz
www.tsbbankwallaceartscentre.org.nz

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