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The Christchurch Art Show Debuts June 2014

Entries are now open for The Christchurch Art Show and we are looking for your creative talent, June 19 to June 22nd 2014 at Wigram Air Force Museum.

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December 24th, 2013 at 9:14 am

Regions & Categories: Arts,Christchurch,Events,New Zealand

Enriching Summer School at Corban Estate Arts Centre

From the 14th to the 18th of January 2013, inspiring and experienced artists will come together at Corban Estate Arts Centre’s Summer School in West Auckland. This stimulating annual event attracts participants from all over New Zealand. These tutors/artists are practitioners of eleven diverse art forms and offer and high calibre learning experience, in an immersive arts atmosphere.

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November 28th, 2012 at 5:36 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,Auckland,New Zealand

Weston Frizzell – New Works for TAUPO

The Red Rock Gallery is proud to present ‘TAUPO’, an exhibition featuring new works from the brilliant creative partnership of Weston Frizzell, the collaborative identity of Otis Frizzell and Mike Weston.

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November 18th, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand,Taupo

Art and Craft Expo to Raise Funds For Disabled Art and Craft Classes

Hornby, Christchurch – Local artists and crafters are coming together to support La Famia Creative Arts’ classes for the disabled in our community.

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October 2nd, 2012 at 7:43 am

Regions & Categories: Arts,Christchurch,Disabilities,New Zealand

Tracey Tawhiao Exhibition

Tracey Tawhiao Salon Exhibition “We Know Love Yes We Do” is on at the Taupo Museum and Galleries from 12th April – 1st May 2012.

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March 24th, 2012 at 7:41 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand,Taupo

Events Launched at Hamurana Lodge Boutique Hotel

Hamurana Lodge successfully hosted the Art & Soul event last weekend and have confirmed another event for Sunday 25th March 2012. The Art Trail featuring sculptures and pieces from renowned arts remains as an exhibition, open daily to the public.

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January 28th, 2012 at 8:43 am

Taupō Rulz an Exhibition by Daniel Tippett

Opening Friday December 9th, 5.30pm DT as he’s known to many. Defined by all in the New Zealand street art scene as an iconic artist and described by TV3’s John Campbell as a premier graffiti artist, DT shows exclusively at Taupō Museum Gallery – opening Friday 9th December. The Taupō Rulz exhibition is open to public from December 10, 2011 to
January 10, 2012.

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November 30th, 2011 at 5:30 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand,Taupo

Street Art Facelift for Taupō

Taupō has truly broken its conservative reputation with the creation of 18 unique and vibrant large scale murals, created by a selection of New Zealand’s leading street artists who descended on the Central North Island town over Labour Weekend.

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November 1st, 2011 at 11:14 am

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand,Taupo

Tracey Tawhiao ‘Like Water’ on Loan to the Taupo District Council

Tracey Tawhiao, a rising star of New Zealand Arts with exhibitions nation wide and Internationally has allowed her significant piece ‘Like Water’ to be on loan to the Taupo District Council.

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September 30th, 2011 at 11:18 am

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand,Taupo

George French Angas prints at Taupo Museum

Taupo based arts company th’ink principal Eleazar Bramley has successfully returned images from archives at the South Australia Museum in Adelaide…

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September 10th, 2011 at 1:52 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand,Taupo

Inside Out Project Taupo Event Day Friday 14th October

th’ink & ARTIVIST : creative are now preparing for the paste up event on the 14th October 2011 in the Taupō CBD… the location will be revealed soon as consideration is being made for the fantastic support from the Taupō Library & Museum & the various individual artists & administrators involved in the project.

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September 7th, 2011 at 2:47 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand,Taupo

Pelago Art Exhibition

The PELAGO Art Exhibition is opening at the TSB Wallace Arts Centre in Auckland.

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August 28th, 2011 at 10:17 am

Regions & Categories: Arts,Auckland,New Zealand

Inside Out Project Taupo

An international street art action is scheduled to make a mark on Taupo in October. The Inside Out Project Taupo is a group submission by Taupo based street art organisation ARTIVIST.

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July 16th, 2011 at 6:02 am

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand,Taupo

Curatorial Tour in Asia

Three New Zealand curators will learn about the contemporary arts scene in China and Korea after being selected to participate in a three-week curatorial tour supported by Creative New Zealand and the Asia New Zealand Foundation.

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July 14th, 2011 at 3:57 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,New Zealand

Ode To Joy Brings Christchurch Rebuild Hope

The Polish community in Christchurch understands what it means to rebuild a city and restore lost heritage so they have organised a concert to fundraise for the restoration of the Art’s Centre. Acclaimed pianist Dr Anna Kijanowska is flying out from the US to join flautist Adrianna Lis and soprano Olga Gryniewicz in a programme of uplifting classical pieces from Chopin, Beethoven, Schubert and Saint-Saëns in a concert entitled Ode to Joy. Christchurch composer,Anthony Ritchie, has composed a piece for the event called Polish Dances.

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June 16th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

Taupo Museum Setting New Boundaries

Taupo Museum is setting some new boundaries with two impressive exhibitions. The exhibitions involve fine art shows from Tuwharetoa artists, specialist artists talks and installations: Nga Hauwahine e Whitu (our seven sisters) and Nga Mata Kaka (beacons of light). The two shows feature some of the highest achievers in contemporary Maori art.

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June 2nd, 2011 at 2:24 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,Cultural,New Zealand,Taupo

Art Residency Opportunity in Beijing for Wellington Visual Artist

The Wellington Asia Residency Exchange (WARE), an arts exchange programme run by Wellington City Council and Asia New Zealand Foundation, is now accepting applications for this year’s round.

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May 13th, 2011 at 8:17 am

Regions & Categories: Arts,Cultural,New Zealand


30 Local Artists Opening Studios for 6th Annual Great Coromandel Arts Tour

For three weekends in May, 30 Coromandel artists will open their studios to the public for the 6th annual Great Coromandel Arts Tour. The annual open studio event, which includes artists from Thames at the base of the Peninsula, Coromandel Town and right up to the remote settlement of Colville, is a unique opportunity to meet local artists, find wonderful hidden art studios and get a taste of the creative process first hand.

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April 15th, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,Coromandel,Events,New Zealand

Wellington Festival of Carnivale

The streets and venues of Wellington will be alive with a rich array of arts and entertainment during Rugby World Cup 2011 thanks to the Festival of Carnivale, launched this evening (Wednesday 13 April) by Wellington City Council.

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April 15th, 2011 at 3:32 pm

Cliftons Art Prize 2011

Training and event facilities provider Cliftons has launched its Art Prize, and is seeking entries from emerging artists from across Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore by 27 April 2011.

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April 14th, 2011 at 4:05 pm

Regions & Categories: Arts,Auckland,Education,New Zealand