Post-object and conceptual art
Instead of creating objects out of clay, wood or stone, post-object artists assembled materials and staged events in carefully selected locations...
Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival 2015
Te Matatini Kapa Haka Aotearoa and Waitaha rohe are proud to present Te Matatini 2015 - Christchurch taking place from 4-8 March. Please join us in Ōtautahi.
Huge week of First World War commemorative events for Wellington
A spectacular series of commemorative events are planned for Anzac Week in Wellington during April.
Freddy Kempf’s Beethoven
It’s a Beethoven extravaganza with fearless British piano star Freddy Kempf returning for an extensive national tour. Kempf plays the mighty composer’s concerto masterpieces and also conducts the NZSO.
Remember exhibit unveiled for fourth anniversary of Christchurch earthquake
Te Papa has unveiled Remember, a temporary exhibit to mark the fourth anniversary of the Canterbury earthquakes. The commemorative exhibit features an audio-visual display of photographs sourced from the CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive and a collection of objects made from recycled earthquake materials.
Craft/Object Fellowship 2015 Call for Applications
Creative NZ is calling for applications for the Creative NZ 2015 Craft/Object Fellowship, which is awarded to practitioners, curators and writers working in traditional applied arts or contemporary practice, including Ngā Toi Māori & Pacific arts.
RNZB begins 2015 with flirtatious favourite: Don Quixote
The Royal New Zealand Ballet opens its 2015 season ‘somewhere in La Mancha’ with Don Quixote: a timeless tale of adventure, chivalry and love that has inspired one of the greatest works in classical ballet.
No stopping Pati Umaga
Arts Access Aotearoa profiles Wellington musician Pati Umaga who received the Queens Service Medal in 2012 for his advocacy work and services to the Pacific community.
Creating culture, preserving heritage
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We support many of New Zealand’s arts, media, heritage and sports organisations; advise government on cultural matters and provide research and resources for everyone to access. The organisations we fund deliver a wide range of cultural experiences for all to enjoy.