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CERA Request for Proposal for the Arts Trail
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority is calling for registrations from those interested in developing the Arts Trail, which would involve setting up the project under the umbrella of the Avon River Precinct anchor project. Submissions for this Tender close on 31st May at 12pm.
Major Barry Brickell exhibition
A tribute to one of New Zealand's most important potters Barry Brickell - 'His Own Steam' is the first significant survey exhibition of Brickell's work. Featuring over 100 pots and several ceramic murals, it is now on at Lower Hutt's The Dowse Art Museum.
Adventures in vintage needlecraft
Auckland's Objectspace Gallery is currently displaying work made by Rosemary McLeod for her book ‘With Bold Needle and Thread: Adventures in Vintage Needlecraft’. Rosemary and Marilyn Daly set out to recreate items that had originally been created in the 30 years spanning 1920 – 1950.
The Lark Ascending
The NZSO extends another warm welcome to British conductor Mark Wigglesworth in a concert dedicated to all-time favourites. The concerto will be in the safe hands of the ‘wonder’ pianist Yevgeny Sudbin. Acclaimed for his scorching performances, he is perfectly matched to this tempestuous concerto.
'Is music on the right track?' seminar
Upcoming free seminar taking place in Wellington on Wednesday 22 May at 5.30pm - a technology and music panel discussion which IPENZ is hosting with the NZ Music Commission as part of NZ Music Month.
Māori Boy Genius - in NZ cinemas this May
After wowing overseas audiences at film festivals on Berlin, Sydney and New York last year, feature documentary "Māori Boy Genius" has returned home for a nationwide cinema release which began on 2 May.
Welcome to the 5th Auckland Triennial
The 5th Auckland Triennial "If you were to live here…" brings 3 months of free special exhibitions and performances. Discover more than 30 of the world's leading international and NZ contemporary artists, each of whom have been invited to think again about what it means to be ‘here’.
Te Papa to show an exclusive Andy Warhol exhibition next month
Selected works by Andy Warhol go on display at Te Papa next month in what is a significant coup for the national museum. This is the first major Warhol exhibition seen in New Zealand for some time and many of these works have rarely been seen in this part of the world before.
Creating culture, preserving heritage
Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage works to enrich the lives of all New Zealanders by supporting our dynamic culture and preserving our heritage.
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.