Opening Event: Thursday 30 May, 4-6pm Artist Talk: Friday 31 May, 11am-12pm FREE Event

The Arts House Trust celebrate the opening of Andrea Gardner’s photography exhibition, When Mauve Does the Tango, with an opening event and artist talk. Please join us!

Opening Event - Thursday 30 May, 4-6pm: Join us for some afternoon tea and refreshments for the exhibition opening.

Artist Talk - Friday 31 May, 11am: Curator Nicholas Butler sits in conversation with Andrea Gardner to discuss her exhibition, paired with works from The Arts House Trust Collection. Presented in association with the Auckland Festival of Photography 2024.

Please do come and celebrate with us!

When Mauve Does the Tango is an exploration of Staged Photography. Works by Andrea Gardner and other artists from The Arts House Trust Collection show the artist (or other people) as characters inserted into the compositions. They are usually in the form of disguise using clothing, wigs, masks, cardboard, and paper shapes.


  • Fri 31 May


  • 11:00 am — 12:00 pm

The Arts House Trust

  • Pah Homestead
  • 72 Hillsborough Road
  • Hillsborough
  • Auckland, New Zealand