Tour of the Hocken Collection
27 July 2019 11:00am — 1:00pm
Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Ave, North Dunedin 9016
What a treat. The Hocken is opening for us. Delight and revel in Dunedin's treasure/Taonga, held for the nation. Hocken's Pictures Collection has more than 17,000 artworks relating to New Zealand and the Pacific, dating from 18th century voyagers through to contemporary artists. This special tour of the Hocken Collection. A staff member will delight us with their stories of the collection, plus the current exhibition Primary Care. AND OMG the Stacks will be opened for us: the extensive collection in storage. Expect to be immersed in the greats of NZ art, Otago/Southland art, and other great works. Hosted by James Dignan.
After the tour you join us for coffee and the usually spirited discussion.