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Due to the Level 2.5 restrictions, all our events are currently postponed. We hope to be able to welcome visitors back into the gallery when it is safe to do so.

In the meantime, please see below for some of our upcoming events, and head over to our Facebook and Instagram pages for updates.


Kia kaha!

Carolee Schneemann, “Eye Body #11,” 1963 (The Estate of Carolee Schneemann, Galerie Lelong and Co., Hales Gallery, and P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York)

Book Club: Carolee Schneemann

Thursday 1 October | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Join Curator Lisa Beauchamp for a spirited discussion on the life and work of pioneering Feminist artist and film maker Carolee Schneemann, whose installation Devour (2003) is currently on display in the exhibition The Medium is the Message: Television Now and Then.

Shortland Street Studios, 1968. Photograph by Alexis J. Favenchi, image courtesy of Tony Moore. 

Auckland Heritage Festival: Behind the Scenes Tour of TVNZ’s former home

Saturday 3 October | 11:00am – 12:00pm | No bookings required

Discover the site of the first official public television broadcast in Aotearoa in this special guided tour as we celebrate sixty years of TV in the building where it all began. With a Neo-Romanesque facade and Art Deco interiors, view the spectacular architecture first hand and listen to fascinating stories about the building’s history as pioneering radio and television studios.


Artweek Auckland Late Night: Daphne Zheng artist activation

Tuesday 13 October | 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Participate in a fun event with artist Daphne Zheng as she activates a television camera used by 1 News to play with the way we consume television. This is also a great opportunity to view Gus Fisher Gallery’s current exhibitions commemorating sixty years of television in Aoteraoa which will remain open late for the evening.


Good Morning Mr Orwell by Nam June Paik, 1984, film still. Courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York. 

Good Morning Mr Orwell – Exclusive Online Screening

Saturday 31 October – Saturday 7 October

Nam June Paik’s groundbreaking video project Good Morning Mr Orwell (1984) arguably changed art forever. Aired on New Years Day 1984, it was the first international satellite broadcast by the artist. Sequences of entertaining collages of art and pop culture join groundbreaking performances by Laurie Anderson, Merce Cunningham, Allen Ginsberg and more. Good Morning Mr Orwell will be available to stream via our website throughout the last week of our exhibition The Medium is the Message: Television Now and Then.