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At last: Te Papa’s new art gallery opening this weekend

News from NZ Festival
Te Papa’s spectacular new art gallery Toi Art opens on Saturday – and everyone is invited to join in the weekend’s celebrations. Read more »

Young artists break gallery window for new exhibition

Press Release – Enjoy Art Gallery
For their upcoming exhibition at Enjoy Public Art Gallery, two ambitious young artists are only doing one thing to an otherwise empty gallery: breaking a window. The aim of the project? To start a conversation about what art can be. Read more »

Performing Arts Market opens

Press Release – Performing Arts Network of New Zealand
The annual Performing Arts Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Arts Market is opening on Tuesday in Wellington. Read more »

Laura Preston & Wystan Curnow at Adam Gallery

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery

Liner notes: a critic and a curator
Laura Preston & Wystan Curnow in conversation
Saturday 10 March, 2pm
Adam Art Gallery
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Visual Dialogues – paintings and drawings by Tatyana Kulida


News from Kiwi Art House
Kiwi Art House is pleased to announce the opening of Visual Dialogues: Paintings and Drawings by Tatyana Kulida. The exhibition, which runs from March 7th until March 26th, features recent portraits and still lifes from the artist’s collection represented in different media. Read more »

City Gallery reopens, exploring the role of NZ art

Press Release – City Gallery Wellington
City Gallery reopens tonight with the exhibition This Is New Zealand. Taking over the entire gallery, this expansive show explores the role art has played in asserting, shaping, shifting, and questioning notions of New Zealand national identity. Read more »

80 works in auction at Aratoi

Press Release – Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History
Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History in Masterton hosts a major auction on 13 April to fundraise for the near 50-year-old institution and to showcase work by artists who have exhibited at the Museum, such as Milan Mrkusich, Gregory O’Brien, John Pule, Elizabeth Thomson, Ans Westra, Robin White & many more. Read more »

Wellington jewellery makers leading NZ artists to Munich

Press Release – Creative New Zealand
Some of New Zealand’s top jewellery makers will show their work to curators, gallerists and collectors at one of the largest and most influential trade fairs in Munich, Germany. Read more »

Lower Hutt photographer recognized in Sony world awards

Press Release – Sony World Photography Awards
A Lower Hutt photographer is one of four New Zealanders recognized in the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s most diverse photography awards. Read more »

Parkin Drawing Prize seeking entries

Press Release – Parkin Drawing Prize
Entries for the 2018 Parkin Drawing Prize are now invited. Artists are encouraged to prepare for this year’s prestigious competition, which attracts a cash prize of $20,000 and national recognition. Read more »

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