Acknowledging and celebrating our Waiheke Rainbow community curated by Bella Hessell, Kim Wesney and Elizabeth Allen.
Be sure to pop up and visit this multi media collection of works and displays. If you are unable to visit the gallery here is a link to the documentary screening in the gallery, LGBTQI+ Aotearoa Then and Now
In association with the Waiheke Community Cinema book your seats for a planned season of Fab Films on a Friday!
Book at the Cinema: 09 372 4240 Doors open at 7:30 and films start at 8pm.
28 January: Rubbings from a Live Man - Warwick Broadhead directed by Florian Habicht. 2008 This will be preceeded by the short film Malcolm Harrison - 'Celebration' commissioned by the gallery to accompany the 2018 exhibition and consequent travelling exhibition throughout out NZ.
4 February: The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert! 1994
11 February: Topp Twins Untouchable Girls 2009
18 February: Unafraid - Fiona Clarke 2021 Following it's release at the 2021 International Film Festival and screenings in town!
Directed by previous Waiheke resident, Lula Cucchiara and now Fiona Clark will be here for Q&A after the screening.
'..Photographer Fiona Clark shocked 1970s New Zealand with her documentary images of Auckland’s burgeoning queer scene. The pictures they tried to ban were just the beginning for one of Aotearoa's photography greats' Not to be missed!
UPDATE: Sorry the Friday session is now SOLD OUT however 2 extra screenings will be held on Sun Feb 20 at 4:30pm and Tue Feb 22 at 11:00 am, book at the Cinema 372 4240
This exhibition was part of the 2022 Auckland Pride Festival. See current details at aucklandpride.org.nz
**Please Note: Due to the current situation with the Omicron outbreak of Covid 19, the Pride Festival has had to make the hard and considered decision to cancel the Festival in the interests of public health.
Our exhibition will continue in the gallery with gallery protocols in place and we look forward to being involved again next year.
The gallery is delighted to commit to Pride Pledge to increase the safety, visibility and inclusion of our LGBTTQIA+ (rainbow) communities.