Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Featured Content http://www.mch.govt.nz Featured content from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. en <![CDATA[Post-object and conceptual art]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:00:30 GMT

Instead of creating objects out of clay, wood or stone, post-object artists assembled materials and staged events in carefully selected locations...

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<![CDATA[Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival 2015]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:32:20 GMT

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.

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<![CDATA[Huge week of First World War commemorative events for Wellington]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:32:51 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/press-releases/huge-week-first-world-war-commemorative-events-wellington

A spectacular series of commemorative events are planned for Anzac Week in Wellington during April.

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<![CDATA[Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards 2015]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:47:32 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/call-nominations-arts-access-awards-2015

Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Arts Access Awards, presented annually by Arts Access Aotearoa, close on Friday 2 March 2015.

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<![CDATA[Freddy Kempf’s Beethoven]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:57:06 GMT

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.

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<![CDATA[Remember exhibit unveiled for fourth anniversary of Christchurch earthquake]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:42:48 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/remember-exhibit-unveiled-fourth-anniversary-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.

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<![CDATA[Craft/Object Fellowship 2015 Call for Applications]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:56:49 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/craftobject-fellowship-2015-call-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.

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<![CDATA[RNZB begins 2015 with flirtatious favourite: Don Quixote]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:30:35 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/rnzb-begins-2015-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.

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<![CDATA[No stopping Pati Umaga]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:42:46 GMT

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.

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