White Night - Ponsonby/ Karangahape Road (K'Rd)

 Ponsonby/ Karangahape Rd (K'Rd)

Mesmerising, sartorial, irresistible, inimitable: White Night Ponsonby and K'Rd are so hip they're hep.


ArtstationARTSTATION aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/artstation / 376 3221.
(1 Ponsonby Road)

Fly Me Up To Where You Are: Te Waharoa Robert George and Tiffany Singh with Leanne Joy Lupelele Clayton. A gateway to understanding the process and beauty of Tiffany Singh's major project for the Auckland Arts Festival. Artist/filmmaker Rob George shows through film and photography the importance of the work behind the scenes. Screenprint a flag to add to the exhibition with Robert George, Tiffany Singh and Leanne Joy Lupelele Clayton, 6pm to 8pm. 6pm to midnight


Black AsteriskBLACK ASTERISK blackasterisk.co.nz / 378 1020.
(10 Ponsonby Road)

We Must Inhabit This Place by acclaimed New Zealand painter Tony Lane. Co-curated and in association with the Mark Hutchins Gallery of Wellington. 6pm to 10pm


Chan AndreassendCHAN ANDREASSEND chanandreassend.co.nz / 360 1909.
(5 Rose Road)

Intimate encounters Be enchanted by sparkling sculptures, dance with viruses and enjoy intimate conversation surrounded by expansive paintings. Five Auckland artists invite you to their sleepless night: Ronald Andreassand, Karen Chan, Isla Osborne, Kathy Ready and Anita Glucina. 6pm to midnight


Masterworks GalleryMASTERWORKS GALLERY masterworksgallery.com / 378 1256.
(77 Ponsonby Road)

Finger knitting in contemporary jewellery Auckland Jeweller Sinead Jury invites you to come and learn the creative potential of finger knitting amongst an installation of her practice. Two sessions - 6pm-8.30pm, 9pm-11pm. Registration encouraged: exhibitions@masterworksgallery.com. 6pm to 11pm


ObjectspaceOBJECTSPACE objectspace.org.nz / 376 6216.
(8 Ponsonby Road)

Texturally rich and profoundly beautiful, Islanders surveys the work of New Zealand sculptor Jo Torr, who explores cultural exchange through the lens of costume and textile history. 6pm to midnight


OrexOREXART www.orexart.co.nz / 379 0588
(15 Putiki Street, Arch Hill)

ReGenerate. New Site. New Artists. New work. After 22 years in Auckland's central business district, OREXART directors  Jennifer Buckley and Rex Armstrong decided it was time for a change. Their spacious new Arch Hill premises is located amidst other galleries in what is rapidly becoming the new Auckland art precinct. The first show, ReGenerate, includes a mix of established and new gallery artists, Richard McWhannell, Peter James Smith, Evan Woodruffe and newcomers Dianne Scott and Natalie Guy, and opens on White Night! 6pm to midnight.

Texan Art SchoolsTEXAN ART SCHOOLS texanartschools.co.nz / 376 6064.
(95 Ponsonby Road)

Irresistible. Inspired by the hiss and glow of the camping lantern and the gentle ping of moths, this work is a collaboration of found and collected, wired and stitched. Artists Su McPherson and Justine Hawksworth explore the nature of instinct and the irresistible draw of light. 6pm to midnight

The Colour of our CommunityTHE COLOUR OF OUR COMMUNITY
Crummer Rd (opp Whitespace)

Paint a Picture of your Pooch. Join the kids and big kids of Ponsonby and Grey Lynn in adding the finishing touches to this 420 metre-long mural around Ponsonby's Vinegar Lane development, the largest mural in the South Pacific. 6pm to 8pm


WhitespaceWHITESPACE whitespace.co.nz / 361 6331.
(12 Crummer Road)

Anatoth by Michael Shepherd. Shepherd's meticulously painted works explore and depict New Zealand's history, an interest motivated in him by the experiences of various family members in the World Wars. 6pm to 9pm


Cross St ArcadeCROSS STREET ARCADE rosebankartwalk.wordpress.com
(214 Karangahape Road)

A continuous projection of the documentary Rosebank Rd: Science, horses and cabbages by The Everyday Collective. From 7pm


Ozlyn 2OZLYN ozlyn.com / 373 2096.
(452 Karangahape Road)

Standing, Walking, Driving, Sitting, Lying. Group show featuring: Andrew Beck, Clinton Richards, Laura Robertson, Scott Satherly, Hanna Tai, Jake Walker. "Our time has produced a need for contrast. This has been achieved not only in the external appearance of plastic expressions of colour and matter, but also, and chiefly, in the tempo of life and in the techniques related to the daily, mechanical functions of life." - Theo van Doesburg. 6pm till midnight.


The New Zealand Film ArchiveTHE NEW ZEALAND FILM ARCHIVE filmarchive.org.nz / 379 0688.
(Level 1, 300 Karangahape Road)

A freshly selected survey of playful and compelling contemporary video art is rear-projected into the window of the NZ Film Archive Library, viewable from the street. 6pm to 6am

Stark WhiteSTARKWHITE starkwhite.co.nz / 307 0703.
(510 Karangahape Road)

Rules of Nature by Jin Jiangbo, one of China's foremost contemporary media artists. A mesmerising interactive installation blending imagery and sounds from traditional Chinese artforms with new-media technology. 6pm to midnight