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Come together and celebrate the opening of City Gallery Wellington's new exhibition season over two weekends for the chance to hear from artists and expert voices.

Re-visiting alter / image: Feminism and Representation in New Zealand Art 1973-1993, one of the exhibitions City Gallery Wellington opened with in 1993, Archive: alter / image presents archival documentation and ephemera from the exhibition, in conversation with artworks by a range of artists included in the original presentation.

On opening day join curator Dr Kirsty Baker for a tour of the exhibition as she explores how the archive expands themes from the 1993 exhibition and considers shifts in discourse over the intervening years.

Full Opening Programme:

Saturday 23 September
1pm–2pm Archive alter / image Curator’s Tour

2pm–3pm Diane Arbus: A Panel Discussion

Saturday 30 September
2pm–3pm Artist Floor Talk: Ngahuia Harrison

Drop in for one or stay for the whole afternoon as these floor talks offer new and thought-provoking perspectives. All exhibitions open from 10am on Saturday 23 September. Visit early to view the exhibitions before the afternoon’s programmes.


  • Donation Appreciated


  • Sat 23 Sep


  • 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm


  • Te Ngākau Civic Square
  • 101 Wakefield St
  • Wellington 6140