Diary Date: Friday 20 & Saturday 21 November, 2020
The Art House Tour, in association with Barfoot & Thompson, is set to delight audiences with a number of award winning local and international artists exhibiting alongside Auckland Grammar Schools emerging young artists.
The event launch occurs on the evening of Friday 20 November with an exhibition from emerging student artists in the Great Hall, including the annual Student Art Awards and a live auction of an iconic work from one of the country’s leading artists. The main event, the Auckland Grammar School Foundation Trust Art House Tour, takes place between 10am-4pm on Saturday 21 November.
The Art House Tour provides event goers with a gallery viewing experience in some of Auckland’s most beautiful homes. Each home carefully curated to display the works of 4-5 individual artists and each piece of work available to purchase on the day. Funds raised go towards the Auckland Grammar School Foundation Trust Academic Endowment Fund to assist the School to recruit, reward and retain the very best teachers.
Tickets for both events are limited and are available to purchase on the Auckland Grammar School website https://community.ags.school.nz/arthousetour2020
from Monday 14 September.
Ticket prices for the Art House Tour on Saturday 21 November are $75 per person and include free entry to the Friday night event. Tickets for the Friday event only, are $30 per person or $55 for two including complimentary food and an initial drink.
Throughout the tour “The Gallery” a dedicated Art Shop and Café will be open to both tour goers and the general public. The Gallery will be located at the School in the Old Boys’ Pavilion (Gate 4) and offers a range of smaller artworks and gifts for sale.