Tuesday 24 November
Everything old is new again
Thursday 17 September 2020 to Sunday 13 December 2020
New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington
Six of our most prominent artists — John Pule, Séraphine Pick, Sarah Munro, Lisa Reihana, Heather Straka and Mel Baldwin – have made new, or have provided existing artworks based on original Turnbull collection items. This exhibition highlights the contemporary relevance of the Alexander Turnbull Library, 100 years after it first opened.
Part of: ATL 100
Develop keen teen readers — Auckland
Tuesday 24 November 2020, 9am to 3pm
National Library Auckland Centre, Seminar Room, 8 Stanley Street
Learn why it's important to keep teens reading for pleasure. Discover ways to nurture their reading enthusiasm, looking particularly at ideas that take a whole-school approach. Explore strategies such as developing your students’ reading identities, book chats, and more.
Tuesday 24 November 2020, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington
Cristina Sanders debut novel Jerningham tells the story of Wellington’s colonial beginnings and of a charismatic young man’s rise and inevitable fall.
Part of: Friends of the Turnbull Public Programme — 2020