Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
Gate 3, Kelburn Parade
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

In association with Art History at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington we are delighted to be hosting Paul Chaat Smith, curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, visiting from the US. Join us at City Gallery Wellington for his talk 'The Next Big Thing? Indigenous Art Now'

Many congratulations to Ana Iti (Te Rarawa) as a Walters Prize shortlisted artist for 2023. Iti's work is the feature of our current exhibition Aro Toi / Art Collection in Focus: Ana Iti, A dusty handrail on the track, 2021. Congratulations also to the other nominated artists, Juliet Carpenter, Owen Connors, and Brett Graham (Ngāti Korokī Kahukura, Tainui).

Robyn Kahukiwa’s The Outcast (1980) and Muriranga-Whenua (1983), on loan from Ngā Puhipuhi o Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection, are on view in The Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present. The Biennial is on until 11 June 2023.


Walking, Talking, Reading, Writing - Rachel O'Neill


Visiting artist talk - JODI


Visiting curator talk - Paul Chaat Smith


Walking, Talking, Reading, Writing: Wystan Curnow & Ruth Buchanan


Walking, Talking, Reading, Writing: Nick Austin


Walking, Talking, Reading, Writing: Colleen Maria Lenihan