Cultural Icons

Conversations with iconic people

Episode31

Rodney Wilson

“Art galleries and museums are repositories of the relics of our culture….a McCahon painting or a Te Kooti musket...they are extraordinary objects and have affected the way our community has unfolded.”

Full Episode / 00:48:35

In This Episode

As past director of the Auckland War Memorial Museum, the Auckland City Art Gallery, founding director of the New Zealand Maritime Museum and an outstanding arts administrator and activist it would be hard to have missed mention of Rodney Wilson's involvement in the cultural sector over the last 40 years. In this Cultural Icons interview Hamish Keith talks to Rodney about his remarkable career to date.  Image credit:  Krzysztof Pfeiffer

The Vernacular Lounge and the Cultural Icons project are honoured to present a tribute exhibition for Rodney Wilson at The Vernacular Lounge, Satellite Gallery 11 – 25 June 2011.  Click here to find out more.