SECRETS OF MONA LISA
10 February - 15 April 2018 | Golden Homes Gallery
Entry by Donation
Who was she really? Why is she smiling? What is she hiding? The Secrets of Mona Lisa are revealed in this exhibition, direct from Paris which has amazed and surprised visitors around the world.
Featuring the only 360 exact replica ever made, original archives and memorabilia and illustrated by super-magnified, high-resolution sectional images exploring every aspect of the work. The Secrets of Mona Lisa unearths amazing secrets behind the world's most famous painting. Come and explore what she is hiding, discover her secrets and uncover her mysteries in this first time to New Zealand and once in a life time opportunity to get up-close and personal with Mona Lisa.
Created by Grande Exhibitions and Pascal Cotte, France
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SECRETS OF MONA LISA GALA OPENING
Friday 9 February 2018 | 7pm
Put your glad rags on and join us for an exclusive TICKETED event celebrating the opening of the international blockbuster Secrets of Mona Lisa.
WEEKLY WINE AND WANDER
Every Tuesday 13 February - 10 April 2018 | 5.30pm
A weekly curator tour through the exhibition with a complimentary glass of wine and an exploration of Mona Lisa.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
Sunday 18 February 2018 | 3pm
Te Papa's Leonardo Da Vinci enthusiast gives a talk about the painters life and times.
A FRENCH AFFAIR
Friday 2 March 2018 | 7pm
Join us for an evening of French inspiration and flair including European chocolate demonstrations, an introduction to French wine and more.
The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival
Friday 16 March 2018 | 7pm
In Paris, 1880, forty-year-old Auguste Rodin at last receives his first state commission: The Gates of Hell, a sculptural group work composed of many figures...
The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival presents
THE PAINTING (LE TABLEAU - 2011)
Friday 23 March 2018 | 7pm
A chateau, flowering gardens, a threatening forest, here is what, for mysterious reasons, a Painter has left incomplete.