GIBBS FARM OPEN DAY - in Aid of MusicHelps
Gibbs Farm, the private Kaipara sculpture park owned by entrepreneur Alan Gibbs, is opening its gates on Friday 22 March 2019 in a fundraiser for MusicHelps.
(pictured: "Dismemberment Site 1", Anish Kapoor)
The farm is rarely open for the public to visit. This fundraising day is a special opportunity for supporters of MusicHelps to view Gibbs' unique collection of artworks by renowned sculptors from around the world.
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The farm is also home to numerous exotic animal species, including Bison, Emus and Giraffes.
The site is noted internationally for its scale, quality and sheer dramatic intensity. The flow of the land, the immense body of water, the wide harbour flats and the assertive variety of the elements have all imposed themselves on the artists. Gibbs acknowledges that "the challenge for the artists is the scale of the landscape; it scares them initially" and demands something more from them.
Gibbs Farm Open Day, sculpture walk (3-4km total)
Gibbs Farm, Barr Road, R.D. 4, Warkworth, 0984
Friday 22 March 2019, 10am - 2pm
There is private car parking onsite. Limited tickets including return bus travel from the Auckland CBD (depart 9am, returning at 3pm) to the open day will be available.
No food is available for purchase onsite on the day and alcohol is not permitted. Delicious lunchboxes in Hungry/Vegetarian/Vegan/Dairy Free options for pickup on the day will be available for purchase with your ticket.