Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

September 5, 2011

Art Gallery Opening

Filed under: Art,Buildings,City — paul @ 9:02 am

As mentioned in Saturday’s post, we have a brand new wing of our Auckland Art Gallery, and have regained access to the old part of the building. These are pictures from Saturday’s opening ceremony.

New Meets Old (Mayor Len Brown on the Screen)

New Meets Old (Mayor Len Brown on the Screen)

An Expectant Crowd

An Expectant Crowd

Looking up into the Kauri Panelled Canopy above the Atrium (Flowers by Choi Jeong Hwa)

Looking up into the Kauri Panelled Canopy above the Atrium (Flowers by Choi Jeong Hwa)

Looking through the Atrium (Gallery Director Chris Saines Speaking)

Looking through the Atrium (Gallery Director Chris Saines Speaking)

The Call of the Conch (Riki Bennett)

The Call of the Conch (Riki Bennett)

Kapa Haka (Hoani Waititi Maori Performance Group)

Kapa Haka (Hoani Waititi Maori Performance Group)

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