Art Deco to Art Now: New Zealand
With Art Deco expert Claudia Chan Shaw, discover the architectural gems and fascinating collections from the inter-war period of New Zealand’s North Island, and explore how the country’s contemporary and Pacific Islander art scene enlivens the nation’s cultural life.
Discover Napier, the city resurrected from the rubble of the devastating 1931 earthquake and completely rebuilt in the contemporary style of the time, now recognised as the most intact Art Deco city in the world.
In Wellington, appreciate the city’s rich Art Deco heritage and fine collection of museums and galleries, including its impressive national museum, Te Papa Tongarewa.
In Auckland, gain an insight into New Zealand’s Maori and Pacific culture and art with visits to its museums and galleries, and take in the magnificent vistas across Waitemata Harbour.
This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.