Artists from more than 40 schools will exhibit their work at the Auckland Middle Schools’ Art Exhibition. Year 7 and 8 students from all over Auckland will converge on MOTAT for the show. It draws on the highest calibre of creativity from each participating school and will include printmaking, painting, sculpture, photography and drawing. Since it was established in the early 1970s, artwork from thousands of students has been shown at the annual event. The opening is on September 8 at 6pm at MOTAT, Meola Rd, Western Springs. Following that viewing times are from 10am to 5pm, September 8 to 13 and 10am to 2pm on September 14. General admission fees apply.