Get ready to welcome back the Peninsula Art Auction! This biennial event is back in Lyttelton, rekindling its creative spark after a pause during Covid. With over 100 artists with links to the port town or the wider Banks Peninsula participating in this year’s Auction, it is an opportunity for up-coming artists to exhibit right next to the famous. Highlights this year include works from Bill Hammond, Jason Greig, Asher Raawiri Newbery, Nichola Shanley, Hannah Beehre, Ben Reid, Mark Whyte, Scott Jackson, and the late Llew Summers son Dan Summers.
Mark your calendars and join us to celebrate creativity and community at its very best!
Bill-Hammond | Bone Eagle
Once upon a time in the South
A captivating exhibition of over 180 art pieces, including paintings, photographs, pottery, jewellery, and sculptures from over 100 local artists. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, collector, or just curious, join us at our
pop-up gallery at Lyttelton Primary School, 34 Oxford Street, Lyttelton.
The event offers two visitor-friendly parts:
1. Exhibition Weekend/Silent Auction - October 28th and 29th, 2023
Entry is a gold coin donation to view all the artworks. You can place bids on selected pieces throughout the weekend from 10 am to 4 pm.
2. Gala Evening and Live Auction - October 29th, 7pm, 2023:
Join us for the live auction event with the charismatic Shay Horay, who will be our auctioneer for the evening. Selected artworks, including Bill Hammond’s Bone Eagle C, will be auctioned on the night, don’t miss your chance to bid, this will be a sell out event!
Tickets are available for $45 (drinks and nibbles included)
River Jayden | Rūaumoko
Ngā mihi to our sponsors
Edwards Valentine Partnership
Sharon Brophy | Northland Wanderings
Lorelei Jenner | Craggy Land