Welcome to the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre

Current exhibitions

Peter Gibson Smith: 31 Years Survey 1984-2014

11 November 2014 to 18 January 2015, Main Galleries

Works from the Wallace Arts Trust Collection.


The Wallace Arts Trust celebrates 31 years since the first work by Auckland artist Peter Gibson Smith was acquired by patron Sir James Wallace for his growing collection of contemporary New Zealand art. The expansive vision, imaginative power, and technical virtuosity of Peter Gibson Smith are revealed in this colourful survey of three decades of the artist’s sustained development.

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F4: The Interval

25 November 2014 to 1 February 2015, Audio Visual Room, Photography Gallery & Master Bedroom


Exhibition Opening: Monday 24 November, 6-8pm.


Life and art merge with this experimental collective: a family live and make art together, exploring the dynamics of familial structures, collective memory and interpersonal relationships. Growing from the long-term artistic collaboration between parents (Susan Jowsey and Marcus Williams) F4 is a conceptual and structural response to their children entering into and altering this partnership.


Born and educated and living in Auckland, New Zealand, Susan Jowsey and Marcus Williams have collaborated as artists for over 15 years. They have exhibited widely and have won major awards in New Zealand, including the Wallace Art Awards Paramount Award in 2009 for their work The Correction.

Upcoming exhibitions

The Cedar: Painting Group Show

3 February 2015 to 29 March 2015, Boardroom and Master Bedroom

The ‘Cedar’, as it was coined, was a tavern and restaurant in New York City. By day blue collar workers resided there, by night it was famous as a hangout of many prominent Abstract Expressionist painters and beat writers.   

This exhibition connects and investigates the practices and dialogue of six prominent New Zealand painters addressing ideas surrounding abstraction and taking inspiration from artists such as Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko and Franz Kline.

Participating artists: Phillipa Blair, Frances Hansen, Adrian Jackman, Patrick Malone, Denys Watkins, Shruti Yatri



Welcome to the Wallace Virtual Gallery

Click on the image below to view an exhibition of Wallace Arts Trust works at the virtual AUT Campus WF building. If you would like to create your own online art exhibition – join exhibbit.com

The Wallace Arts Trust are very pleased to announce our collaboration with Auckland digital innovator exhibbit to bring you a truly immersive environment in which to view the Trusts incredible collection of art. Exhibbit allows you to see works from the Trusts Collection in truly astounding detail.

Be prepared to wait 25 seconds for the initial load of a gallery, relax and enjoy the slideshow. All subsequent loads will be under 10 seconds.