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Always Song in the Water

25/08/23  to 28/02/24

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Always Song in the Water, an art exhibition that celebrates Moana Oceania through the work of renowned artists.


Feb 28, 2024

Posted on

Aug 24, 2023

Event type:

Exhibition , Cultural ,


Edminston Gallery, Maritime Museum


Auckland CBD


Auckland ,

Written by

Hui Te Ana A Tangaroa New Zealand Maritime Museum
Aug 24, 2023

Always Song in the Water explores Aotearoa's oceanic environment, drawing inspiration from Gregory O'Brien's eponymous book. 

The exhibition celebrates our connection to the wider Pacific region, its people, flora, and fauna, reflecting themes of whales, oceans, voyaging, and conservation. 

Experience paintings, photography, jewellery, poetry, and dance from artists including John Pule, Robin White, John Reynolds, Elizabeth Thomson, Denys Watkins, Neke Moa, Lianne Edwards, Phil Dadson, Fiona Hall, Kazu Nakagawa, Bruce Foster, Steev Laufilitoga Maka, Shona Rapira Davies, and more.

Image by John Pule, Momoheaga, 2020. Private Collection

Always Song in the Water