Press Release – City Gallery Wellington
International Women’s Day Fundraising Event
Friday 10 March, 6-8.30pm | $25 / $20 concession
In association with UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand, join us for a evening where women from different walks of life respond to their favourite photograph in Cindy Sherman.
Featuring Madeleine Sami, Hera Lindsay Bird, Marianne Elliott, Claire Regnault, Nina Nawalowalo.
Bookings Essential. http://citygallery.org.nz/events/international-womens-day-fundraising-event
(Price includes exhibition entry, refreshments and $10 from every ticket sold supporting UN Women projects to end violence against women and girls in the Pacific.)
Film Screening: Desperate Living
Sun 12 March, 2pm | Free
1977, Dir. John Waters, 1hr 30min, R18 Violence, offensive language and sex scenes
Classic John Waters, starring Liz Renay. Doesn’t get any better.
‘Performing, Writing’: what’s that comma up to?
Sun 12 March, 6.30pm | Free
Poet John Hall (Emeritus Professor, Falmouth University) discusses the relationship between ‘performance’ and ‘writing’, in the context of the 2017 Performing, Writing symposium hosted by Massey University and Performance Arcade.
NZIA City Talks: Ben Schrader
Mon 13 March, 6pm | Free
In the first NZIA City Talks for 2017, Wellington historian Ben Schrader reveals how our urban origins have shaped the people we are today.
In association with NZIA Wellington Branch.
Tue 14 March, 10.30am | Free with exhibition entry
A mid-morning cultural fix for parents and carers of young babies. Bring the baby and enjoy a tour of Cindy Sherman, followed by morning tea.
Book Now http://citygallery.org.nz/events/gallery-babes-35
Cindy Sherman: A Symposium
Sat 18 March, 10.30am – 7pm | $40 / $20 (concession)
Artists, curators, academics and cultural commentators consider Cindy Sherman’s enduring effect on photography and art.
Bookings essential http://citygallery.org.nz/events/cindy-sherman-symposium