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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

Free entry

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Curator Talk: Denmark Design
Curator Talk: Denmark Design

2–3pm

FREE

Innovative, functional and pioneering – Danish design has consistently been at the vanguard of design and has become a bench mark of the modern home.

Join Emma Jameson, co-ordinating curator for Denmark Design for an illustrated introduction to our stunning new exhibition as she explores the makers, the ideologies and the social contexts from which some of most archetypal domestic designs have developed.

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Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 15 Jan
Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 15 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

Hubbub – Family Morning offers exclusive early morning viewing of Denmark Design for those visiting with children aged 5 and under.

Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 15 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

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Members Preview: Denmark Design
Members Preview: Denmark Design

12–4pm

FREE (Members only)

Members Preview: Denmark Design

12–4pm

FREE (Members only)

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Lessons on Denmark Design
Lessons on Denmark Design

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members* Book now

Associate Professor Linda Tyler and ‘design encyclopaedia’ Caroline Montague dive deep into the history, heyday and highlights of Danish Design in this fun day of learning about Denmark Design. This one-day class consists of four 50-minute illustrated talks on:  

1.            The First Danish Design Companies with an international reputation
2.            From Classicism to Functionalism
3.            Organic Modernism: Danish Design Goes International
4.            Danish Design in the Postmodern era and Our Time

Lessons on Denmark Design

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members* Book now

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Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan
Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

Hubbub – Family Morning offers exclusive early morning viewing of Denmark Design for those visiting with children aged 5 and under.

Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

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Denmark Design Members Late Night
Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

At this Members Late Night, journalist and design-enthusiast Jeremy Hansen will talk with design curator Justine Olsen, interior designer Rufus Knight and architect Jon Rennie about how Scandinavian design aesthetics and principles continue to influence Aotearoa New Zealand today.

Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

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The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman
The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman

6.30pm–9.30pm

$25 + fees Book now

Presented by Objectspace, The Single Object series sees Wallace Chapman, broadcaster and host of The Panel on Radio New Zealand, interview a range of guests about six objects that are important to them, providing a personal insight into how the world can be seen and understood through material culture.

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SOLD OUT A Family Design Challenge
SOLD OUT A Family Design Challenge

2–3.30pm

FREE with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. FREE for all children 12 and under. Book now

Please note: this event has sold out

Visit our major exhibition Denmark Design and join the coordinating exhibition curator, Emma Jameson for a unique tour especially designed for families and children. Discover the stories behind the objects on display, then take part in a fun, family design challenge using LEGO to build an item inspired by the exhibition.

This event has limited capacity. Please book to secure your spot.
Entry for all children 12 and under is FREE. Entry for adults is FREE with a paid ticket to Denmark Design.

Tickets for Denmark Design can be purchased online or at the Gallery's front desk.

SOLD OUT A Family Design Challenge

2–3.30pm

FREE with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. FREE for all children 12 and under. Book now

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Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style
Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style

2–3pm

It was the golden age of the 1950s and 60s when Scandinavian Design became a dominant international trend and New Zealand fell under the influence of Nordic designers.

Join design writer, researcher, curator and historian Michael Smythe for an illustrated talk that will reveal the extent of this influence on New Zealand design during the post-WWII years.

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Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson
Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

Design expert and writer Dr Christopher Thompson takes us on a tour of Denmark Design discussing and contextualising some key objects in the exhibition.

Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

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Are you sitting comfortably? with Emma Jameson
Are you sitting comfortably? with Emma Jameson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

Join the coordinating curator of our Denmark Design exhibition, Emma Jameson, as she discusses some of her favourite pieces in the exhibition.

Are you sitting comfortably? with Emma Jameson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

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SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren
SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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