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24 November 2022

Te Tuhi visit to Gibbs Farm

Bernar Venet, 88.5° ARC x 8, 2012 (installation view). Corten steel, 8 arcs each.
Sol LeWitt, Pyramid (Keystone NZ), 1997.
Richard Serra, Te Tuhirangi Contour, 1999/2001.
Gerry Judah, Jacob’s Ladder, 2017.

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As Gibbs Farm is unable to accommodate our event under the Red traffic light setting, we will be postponing until November 2022. We appreciate your continued support of Te Tuhi and its programmes and we hope that you will be able to join us on the new date. Thank you for your patience, particularly those of you who have already accommodated our first postponement.

→ Buy tickets via iTicket here
Join Te Tuhi for a visit to Gibbs Farm, the internationally renowned sculpture park situated on the Kaipara Harbour.

Boasting Aotearoa’s most impressive collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures by local and international artists, including Chris Booth, Daniel Buren, Andy Goldsworthy, Anish Kapoor, Sol LeWitt, Zhan Wang, Marijke de Goey and Richard Serra, Gibbs Farm is a truly memorable experience for all who visit. These tickets offer a rare opportunity to view this impressive 400-hectare open-air sculpture park overlooking the stunning Kaipara Harbour, also home to many exotic animals including giraffes, buffalo and alpacas.

All proceeds from ticket sales go directly to Te Tuhi’s Creative Community development programme. This includes Te Tuhi’s training café for people with intellectual disabilities; the provision of art, design and art appreciation classes, and supporting local creative community activities. Your donation will support Te Tuhi to continue to deliver creative programmes for the community.

Gibbs Farm is a three-to-four-hour walking experience – ensure to come with walking shoes, sun protection and plenty of water. Pack your own picnic or opt for an Eat My Lunch pack and you’ll be supporting a Kiwi kid in need. 

Buy a ticket for a young creative

This year you can donate a ticket for rangatahi in Te Tuhi’s youth programme, Young Creatives. Te Tuhi is looking for patrons to sponsor 12 young people to visit Gibbs Farm.

Young Creatives provides learning experiences for rangatahi outside of mainstream education which enable them to explore the contemporary art world, express themselves through creative practice, engage with artists, mentors and tutors in a supported environment and gain insight into career paths within the creative industries.

Your donation will enable a young person to see Gibbs Farm, while also supporting Te Tuhi’s Creative Community development programme.

About Te Tuhi

Te Tuhi is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s foremost contemporary art spaces and a leader in supporting experimental practice. We are committed to contemporary art that is locally engaged, regionally responsive and internationally ambitious, with a strong awareness of social, political and environmental issues. Te Tuhi is an independent charitable trust supported by Auckland Council and the Contemporary Art Foundation, and we rely on your support. Our exhibitions are free and open to all.

About Gibbs Farm

Gibbs Farm is a private property open by appointment only on scheduled monthly visitor days. There is no entry fee when visiting Gibbs Farm. Visitors who book through Te Tuhi are making a donation to Te Tuhi’s Creative Community development programme. All visitors to Gibbs Farm agree to the terms of access as outlined by Gibbs Farm. Ticket holders will be emailed with Gibbs Farm’s full terms of access.

The gallery is closed for install from 29 January 2023.

Our next exhibition Who can think, what can think curated by Bruce E. Phillips will open 18 February 2023.

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