Events

Exhibitions, performances, public lectures, seminars and shows are regular features in our faculty's creative life. Find out what’s on now and what’s coming up.

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  • Simon Devitt Prize for Photography 2019: Call for Entries (Creative Events, Architecture and Planning, Fine Arts, Music) Event as iCalendar
    02 April 2019 - 03 May 2019
    The acclaimed Simon Devitt Prize for Photography is now open for entries to any full-time student within the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries. This year's theme is House Hunting. The winner will take home $1000 and a Canon camera. Entries close Friday 3 May.
  • Grad Gala (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    02 May 2019, 7:30pm
    Celebrate Autumn Graduation in style with this year's popular Grad Gala concert. Performances from the winner of the 2019 Grad Gala Soloist Competition, the University of Auckland Massed Choir, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Big Band and Pop Music students, will all add to the occasion as we enjoy the School of Music’s rising stars.
  • Fast Forward Autumn 2019 Lecture Series (Creative Events, Architecture and Planning) Event as iCalendar
    07 May 2019, 6:30pm
    Popular Fast Forward discussion and lecture series returns this autumn with a focus on how Auckland can do medium density housing well. Next talk: Tuesday 7 May, Andrew Maynard, Melbourne Architect and Nightingale Advocate.
  • Lunchtime concerts (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    10 May 2019, 1 - 2pm
    See our fabulous School of Music students prepare, produce and perform intimate and collaborative concerts from 1-2pm most Fridays. Next performance: Fri 10 May.
  • Jazz Students in Concert (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    20 May 2019, 7:30 - 10pm
    See talented School of Music students perform a mix of jazz standards, modern pieces and original works as part of their course assessments.
  • Karlheinz Company Concert: John Rimmer at 80 (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    26 May 2019, 5pm
    Join us at the University of Auckland School of Music, as we celebrate New Zealand composer and Emeritus Professor John Rimmer's 80th birthday, with a special celebration concert. Presented by contemporary music ensemble the Karlheinz Company, the concert will celebrate a variety of Rimmer's chamber and electronic works and include tribute compositions by former students.
  • School Seminar Symposium (Creative Events, Architecture and Planning, Science Event Tags, Environment) Event as iCalendar
    29 May 2019, 8:45am - 5:15pm
    This is a one day session of presentations on research outcomes and insights about Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture and Geography.
  • Llewelyn Jones Piano Composition Competition (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    07 June 2019, 7:30pm
    Original piano works by the University's composition students will be performed in this annual competition, founded in memory of noted Auckland pianist and composer Llewelyn Jones (1895–1978).