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Edith Amituanai and David Cook at Adam Art Gallery

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery
Join artist Edith Amituanai and David Cook, Senior Lecturer in photography at the College of Creative Arts, Massey University, for a discussion about the subjects and approaches they take in their documentary practices. Read more »

Te Papa art exhibitions focus on NZ in the 60s and 70s


Press Release – Te Papa
Two exhibitions at Te Papa this winter will take viewers back to an era of radical change in New Zealand: The New Photography – Life in the 60s and 70s and Gordon Walters: New Vision. Read more »

Stroma – Where Sea Meets Sky

Press Release – Stroma
For their first concert of 2019, leading advocates for new music Stroma will present six works inspired by the natural environment to celebrate the iconic music of one of New Zealand’s most experienced composers. Brighten the onset of winter with this first rate, one night only concert. Read more »

Creative masterclasses at Marsden

Press Release – Samuel Marsden Collegiate School
Mix professional creative artist with impressionable students eager to learn and the results can be quite transformative – the ultimate outcome of the Samuel Marsden Collegiate School Artist in Residence programme. Read more »

Chroma Connect bringing creative leaders to Wellington next month


News from Chromacon
Chromacon New Zealand Indie Arts Festival’s flagship creative industry summit – Chroma Connect – partners with Massey University and Weta Workshop to bring the third instalment of its industry development series to Wellington this June 8 – 9. Read more »

Double Talk at the Adam Gallery

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery
Friday 24 May, 12-1pm
Double Talk: Lunchtime Series
Ane Tonga in conversation with Nick Netzler
Chaired by Sean Mallon
Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi

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Wellington artist unveils award-winning mural at hospital

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful
Wellington artist Rosa Friend has unveiled her award-winning mural outside the window of the long-term ward at Wellington Hospital. Read more »

Adam Portraiture Award 2020: call for entries

Press Release – New Zealand Portrait Gallery
Entries for New Zealand’s most prestigious portraiture competition, The Adam Portraiture Award are now invited. Artists are encouraged to get out their brushes, find their subjects and start painting! Read more »

Biculturalism, repatriation and curating indigenous art

Press Release – Museums Aotearoa
Museums Aotearoa is excited to welcome two renowned curators of Indigenous art to the Museums Aotearoa 2019 Conference (MA19) taking place in Wellington 23-24 May. Read more »

Ferns sculpture to be taken down after concern about safety of cabling


News from Wellington City Council
The Ferns sculpture in Te Ngākau Civic Square will be temporarily removed in the next couple of weeks to undergo review and restoration of the wire-to-sculpture connection system. Read more »

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