Archive for the 'Art' Category

National recognition for Sue Paterson, as Senior NZer of the Year

Sue Paterson has been named as Senior New Zealander of the Year. Read more »

Arts and culture and resilience

Press Release – Wellington City Council
Every year the Wellington City Council funds a wide range of arts, culture and community projects, and as the new funding rounds closing dates approach many of the past recipients are happening around town now. Read more »

Rarely seen VUW art on show at Adam Art Gallery

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery

A section from John Reynolds’ Looking west, late afternoon, low water (2007) , Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection

Adam Art Gallery brings rarely seen artworks from Victoria University of Wellington’s art collection into view in its latest exhibition. Read more »

Statuesque Anarchy at Enjoy

Press Release – Enjoy Art Gallery
Manu Vaea, Pati Solomona Tyrell, Sione Monu
Witch Bitch presents Statuesque Anarchy
10 March – April 1, 2017
Curated by Tanu Gago
Opening: Thursday March 9, 5:30pm Read more »

Announcing a Sad Festival

Press Release – Papaiti Records
Lesstalk and Papaiti Records are proud to announce SAD by Sad West II, a festival about embracing emotion in music & life, and recognising and appreciating our immediate space and communities. Read more »

Coming up at City Gallery

Press Release – City Gallery Wellington

Get more out of your visit—join a friendly, knowledgeable guide for a 40-minute introduction to Cindy Sherman.
Meet in Main Foyer.
Read more »

International judges select 3 Wellington photographers for festival show

Tank Image. Antony Kitchener

News from Photival
Three Wellington photographers have been selected from a national open call for Photival, the first photography festival in the capital for over ten years, which opens on Saturday. Read more »

Refuge in Art

Press Release – St Vincent de Paul Wellington
Event Page
Greetings, you have discovered The Institute of Refuge in Art. Read more »

Impressive opening for art from Opotiki

Press Release – Opotiki District Council
Wellington laid out the red carpet last week for Ōpōtiki art and artists who are visiting as part of The Real Ōpōtiki exhibition in Bowen House this month. Read more »

Artist seeks water samples for festival installation

Press Release – GoldFish Creative
Common Ground: Hutt Public Art Festival is calling for samples from Hutt Valley residents of their local groundwater. Citizens are invited to get its quality tested and contribute to a new art installation ‘Citizens’ Water Map Lab’ by visual artist Julian Priest. Read more »

Out of Site at Adam Art Gallery

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery

In the wake of a storeroom upgrade, seismic activity, and the closure of Victoria’s Karori Campus, over half of Victoria University of Wellington’s Art Collection was relocated last year. While the logistics of coordinating the movement of hundreds of fragile objects was significant, their disruption gave the Adam Art Gallery, the Collection’s custodian, cause to reflect on the relation of art works to their context. Read more »

Free entry to Cindy Sherman on Saturday

Press Release – City Gallery Wellington
See Cindy Sherman free on Saturday. from 10am – 5pm Read more »

Naenae mural speaks for its community

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Whanau, aroha, love and community are some of the messages on a new mural in Naenae, which is one of the longest murals to be constructed in Lower Hutt in 10 years. Read more »

Allbirds organising 8-day celebration of city’s artisans and creators

Press Release – Allbirds
Allbirds is excited to announce the February 7th launch of Allbirds And Wellington, an eight-day citywide celebration of Wellington artisans and creators that share the sustainable footwear brand’s commitment to quality, craft, and imagination. Read more »

Parkin Drawing Prize: call for entries

Press Release – Parkin Drawing Prize
Entries for the 2017 Parkin Drawing Prize are now invited. Artists are encouraged to prepare for this year’s prestigious competition, which attracts a major cash prize of $20,000 and national recognition. Read more »

Art Sale at Academy Galleries

Press Release – Academy Galleries
Opening on Saturday morning at 10 am is the first Art Sale for 2017. Read more »

Pātaka exhibitions finishing and opening

Press Release – Pataka Art and Museum
Ready for another year of art and culture? Head to Pātaka to catch the last few weeks of our current exhibitions, most of which finish up on the 12th of February. Read more »

It’s up to the owner: mural in demolished Molesworth Street building can be saved

Photo: WCC

News from Wellington City Council
The artwork inside the 61 Molesworth Street property has come through the demolition in relatively sound condition. Read more »

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