Welcome to the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre

Current exhibitions

Glenn Jowitt: a Tribute

5 August 2014 to 28 September 2014, Upper Lobby

As a further tribute, a selection of photographs from Glenn Jowitt’s Pacific Images exhibition will remain on show in the upper lobby of the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre.

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23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards

2 September 2014 to 9 November 2014, Main Galleries, AV Room and Long Gallery

Sir James Wallace established the Annual Wallace Art Awards 23 years ago. These Awards are the longest surviving and largest annual art awards of their kind in New Zealand, with a value amounting to over $195,000. The four winners receive valuable residencies at prestigious institutions in the US and Switzerland. Many works by Award winners and finalists are purchased by the Trust each year to add to the Collection. This year 524 applications were received, with 90 of those selected as finalists.

Upcoming events

Pah Homestead Community Day

27 September 2014, 11am - 3pm, FREE

Pah Homestead Community Day is back for 2014 and bigger and better than ever!

On Saturday 27 September join us at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre for an exciting day full of art activities, cultural performances, creative workshops, storytelling, face painting, henna, ki-o-rahi and MORE!

Most activities are absolutely FREE! A two dollar donation for face painting and henna will go towards local high school art prizes, along with one dollar from eachhot beverage purchased from The Pah Cafe on the day.

Thank you for the Puketapapa Local Board and the Central Leader for supporting this event.

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Art in the Mix

18 September 2014, 7.30pm, The Pah Homestead

Unique cocktails - Master mixers - All in the name of Art
Join us at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre for this special one-time-only event. Three master mixologists are designing unique cocktails, inspired by winning artworks from the 23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2014. Come and sample their creations and learn how they were devised. The mixologists will demonstrate the construction of their amazing drinks, and all attendees will receive a goody bag containing an exclusive postcard set of the winning artwork and the accompanying cocktail recipe.

Also enjoy nibbles, and an exclusive evening viewing of the finalist artworks from this years' awards.

Tickets are only $35 + b.f. and are available through Eventbrite HERE...A cash bar and additional food will be available at the Pah Cafe. Please note this is an R18 event.

Upcoming exhibitions

Allan McDonald: The Unstable City

30 September 2014 to 23 November 2014, Photography Gallery

Allan McDonald’s exhibition The Unstable City examines the heritage layer of our Victorian and Edwardian environments within social, physical and historical contexts. McDonald’s photographs feature urban New Zealand localities in the Christchurch post-earthquakes environment, to draw attention to the fact that our architectural heritage is under increased threat.


This exhibition is part of Auckland Heritage Festival 2014.

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Welcome to the Wallace Virtual Gallery

Click on the image below to view an exhibition of Wallace Arts Trust works at the virtual AUT Campus WF building. If you would like to create your own online art exhibition – join exhibbit.com

The Wallace Arts Trust are very pleased to announce our collaboration with Auckland digital innovator exhibbit to bring you a truly immersive environment in which to view the Trusts incredible collection of art. Exhibbit allows you to see works from the Trusts Collection in truly astounding detail.

Be prepared to wait 25 seconds for the initial load of a gallery, relax and enjoy the slideshow. All subsequent loads will be under 10 seconds.