Welcome to the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre

Current exhibitions

Elusive Earth: Refined Images of Antarctica

10 November 2015 to 24 January 2016, Main Galleries

Elusive Earth: Refined Images of Antarctica features representations of Antarctica by seven contemporary New Zealand artists, who have travelled to the continent: Anne Noble, Phil Dadson, Megan Jenkinson, Joyce Campbell, Laurence Aberhart, Jae Hoon Lee and Joseph Michael (ordered by initial year of travel). Six of the artists travelled with assistance from Antarctica New Zealand - Antarctic Arts Fellows under the Artists to Antarctica Programme and the Invited Artists Programme. Joseph Michael is the most recent artist to Antarctica from this group. He travelled independently in early 2015 with his own support crew, and backing from various bodies including the Wallace Arts Trust.

Megan Jenkinson
Duncan Bottle

Auckland Studio Potters: Fire & Clay 2015

18 November 2015 to 13 December 2015, Long Gallery

Fire & Clay, Contemporary Ceramics 2015 showcases recent ceramic works created by members of the Auckland Studio Potters (ASP).

The ASP, representing around 350 members, has over the past 54 years promoted and supported potters and ceramic artists in Auckland and beyond. Their studio is based in Onehunga, Auckland.

Fire and Clay 2015 aims to celebrate excellence in ceramic practice, and will feature work from over 60 of the best ceramic artists and potters from Auckland and beyond.

The ASP’s 51st annual exhibition of contemporary ceramics is selected by Duncan Shearer. 

Upcoming events

Combined Opening: Handshake 2, Marti Friedlander & Marc Blake

14 December 2015, 6-8pm

The Wallace Arts Trust invites you to celebrate the opening of three new exhibitions at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Monday 14 December, 6pm.

Handshake 2: Contemporary Jewellers from New Zealand
15 December 2015 - 14 February 2016, Master Bedroom

Marti Friedlander: Still Life - The Photography of Marti Friedlander
15 December 2015 - 14 February 2016, Photography Gallery

Marc Blake: The New Landscape
15 December 2015 - 21 February 2016, Long Gallery


We're not far from Auckland Airport

The Arts Centre is located just over 10kms from Auckland Airport. If you have time to spare at the end of your visit, or you’ve got time between flights, there’s no need to spend it in your hotel room or an airport lounge, visit the stunning Pah Homestead - relax, indulge in the cafe and feast your eyes on ten rooms full of New Zealand contemporary art.