What to see at Auckland Artweekby India Hendrikse
A week-long arts festival makes art a big thing all across Auckland. Here are some of our picks.
Various venues, Sat 7–Sun 15 Oct
Field of flowers
A collaborative exhibition in Franklin embraces nature
Flora explores the relationship between people and flowers. Photography, such as Richard Orjis’ ‘Golden Gaze’ 2014 (above), paintings, sculptural works, illustrations and a sensory garden come together to produce a visually spectacular exhibition that blurs the line between nature and art.
Franklin Arts Centre, Fri 6 Oct–Sat 11 Nov
Late night art
More of a night owl? Then check out art that’s open late on 10 Oct
Check out artweekauckland.co.nz for more deets.
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