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      Aug 2019

      Jade Discovery Tours

      Come and experience the beauty of jade. Each day this winter, you can join a free guided tour of our workshop to discover how we carve jade, by hand. You'll meet New Zealand’s finest greenstone artists and see them at work transforming raw stone into carved art. We'll take you on a journey into the rich history of pounamu and uncover its traditional uses and values, exploring the ancient Maori beliefs that jade lives and breathes. You'll learn how greenstone is formed deep within the earth and get up close to different types of jade from around the world - discovering the incredible variations in colours, textures and features. This small group, personalised experience is free and runs on demand 10am-4pm daily. No bookings are required, tours last approximately 15-minutes and all ages are welcome. Come and discover the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand!

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      Aug 2019

      Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism

      Bricharne Hastie is a talented local artist living with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Bricharne’s unique view on the world is expressed through her art with use of complementary colours, which are then enhanced by unconventional application. Several of her creative artworks are on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from 26 July until 25 September 2019. This exhibition, Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism, focuses on her continuing fascination with representing grapes two dimensionally using various media. Grape Obsessions: Painting with Autism is on display at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria (1061 Haupapa Street) 26 July until 25 September 2019. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm. This exhibition was curated by Angela Frank in conjunction with Creative Rotorua.

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      Aug 2019

      Jade Discovery Tours

      Come and experience the beauty of jade. Each day this winter, you can join a free guided tour of our workshop to discover how we carve jade, by hand. You'll meet New Zealand’s finest greenstone artists and see them at work transforming raw stone into carved art. We'll take you on a journey into the rich history of pounamu and uncover its traditional uses and values, exploring the ancient Maori beliefs that jade lives and breathes. You'll learn how greenstone is formed deep within the earth and get up close to different types of jade from around the world - discovering the incredible variations in colours, textures and features. This small group, personalised experience is free and runs on demand 10am-4pm daily. No bookings are required, tours last approximately 15-minutes and all ages are welcome. Come and discover the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand!

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      Aug 2019

      Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism

      Bricharne Hastie is a talented local artist living with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Bricharne’s unique view on the world is expressed through her art with use of complementary colours, which are then enhanced by unconventional application. Several of her creative artworks are on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from 26 July until 25 September 2019. This exhibition, Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism, focuses on her continuing fascination with representing grapes two dimensionally using various media. Grape Obsessions: Painting with Autism is on display at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria (1061 Haupapa Street) 26 July until 25 September 2019. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm. This exhibition was curated by Angela Frank in conjunction with Creative Rotorua.

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      Aug 2019

      Call for Entries - Rotorua Museum Art Awards 2019

      Rotorua Museum is happy to announce the return of the bi-annual Art Awards for 2019 and are calling upon all Bay of Plenty artists to enter. In association with Friends of Rotorua Museum this prestigious competition is sponsored by Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Lockwood and More FM. Entries are invited from artists, in any art or craft medium including digital/moving image, who currently reside, work or study in the Bay of Plenty, and those students who study away from their Bay of Plenty home base. Prizes include: Rotorua Museum Supreme Award at $10,000 Friends of Rotorua Museum Emerging Artist at $1,000 Toi Ohomai Innovation in Art Award at $1,000 Lockwood Youth Award at $1,000 (artists 18 years and under) More FM People’s Choice Awards at 2x $500 (in gallery and on Facebook) This will be the largest prize pool that Rotorua Museum has ever offered. Rotorua Lakes Council Arts and Culture Manager, Stewart Brown, hopes local and regional artists will take up this exciting opportunity to showcase their skills. Entries close on Monday 30 September 2019, 5pm, with the Awards evening on Tuesday 22 October 2019 at the Energy Events Centre, Rotorua. Please ensure you read the full terms and conditions rotoruamuseum.co.nz/artawards You can download an entry form or enter online from rotoruamuseum.co.nz/artawards Employees of Rotorua Lakes Council and Friends of Rotorua Museum executive committee are not eligible to enter. For further information please contact Julie Parsons, phone 07 351 7823 or email Julie.parsons@rotorualc.nz

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      Aug 2019

      Jade Discovery Tours

      Come and experience the beauty of jade. Each day this winter, you can join a free guided tour of our workshop to discover how we carve jade, by hand. You'll meet New Zealand’s finest greenstone artists and see them at work transforming raw stone into carved art. We'll take you on a journey into the rich history of pounamu and uncover its traditional uses and values, exploring the ancient Maori beliefs that jade lives and breathes. You'll learn how greenstone is formed deep within the earth and get up close to different types of jade from around the world - discovering the incredible variations in colours, textures and features. This small group, personalised experience is free and runs on demand 10am-4pm daily. No bookings are required, tours last approximately 15-minutes and all ages are welcome. Come and discover the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand!

    • 28

      Aug 2019

      Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism

      Bricharne Hastie is a talented local artist living with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Bricharne’s unique view on the world is expressed through her art with use of complementary colours, which are then enhanced by unconventional application. Several of her creative artworks are on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from 26 July until 25 September 2019. This exhibition, Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism, focuses on her continuing fascination with representing grapes two dimensionally using various media. Grape Obsessions: Painting with Autism is on display at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria (1061 Haupapa Street) 26 July until 25 September 2019. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm. This exhibition was curated by Angela Frank in conjunction with Creative Rotorua.

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      Aug 2019

      Jade Discovery Tours

      Come and experience the beauty of jade. Each day this winter, you can join a free guided tour of our workshop to discover how we carve jade, by hand. You'll meet New Zealand’s finest greenstone artists and see them at work transforming raw stone into carved art. We'll take you on a journey into the rich history of pounamu and uncover its traditional uses and values, exploring the ancient Maori beliefs that jade lives and breathes. You'll learn how greenstone is formed deep within the earth and get up close to different types of jade from around the world - discovering the incredible variations in colours, textures and features. This small group, personalised experience is free and runs on demand 10am-4pm daily. No bookings are required, tours last approximately 15-minutes and all ages are welcome. Come and discover the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand!

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      Aug 2019

      Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism

      Bricharne Hastie is a talented local artist living with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Bricharne’s unique view on the world is expressed through her art with use of complementary colours, which are then enhanced by unconventional application. Several of her creative artworks are on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from 26 July until 25 September 2019. This exhibition, Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism, focuses on her continuing fascination with representing grapes two dimensionally using various media. Grape Obsessions: Painting with Autism is on display at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria (1061 Haupapa Street) 26 July until 25 September 2019. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm. This exhibition was curated by Angela Frank in conjunction with Creative Rotorua.

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      Aug 2019

      Jade Discovery Tours

      Come and experience the beauty of jade. Each day this winter, you can join a free guided tour of our workshop to discover how we carve jade, by hand. You'll meet New Zealand’s finest greenstone artists and see them at work transforming raw stone into carved art. We'll take you on a journey into the rich history of pounamu and uncover its traditional uses and values, exploring the ancient Maori beliefs that jade lives and breathes. You'll learn how greenstone is formed deep within the earth and get up close to different types of jade from around the world - discovering the incredible variations in colours, textures and features. This small group, personalised experience is free and runs on demand 10am-4pm daily. No bookings are required, tours last approximately 15-minutes and all ages are welcome. Come and discover the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand!

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      Aug 2019

      Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism

      Bricharne Hastie is a talented local artist living with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Bricharne’s unique view on the world is expressed through her art with use of complementary colours, which are then enhanced by unconventional application. Several of her creative artworks are on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from 26 July until 25 September 2019. This exhibition, Grape Obsessions – Painting with Autism, focuses on her continuing fascination with representing grapes two dimensionally using various media. Grape Obsessions: Painting with Autism is on display at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria (1061 Haupapa Street) 26 July until 25 September 2019. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm. This exhibition was curated by Angela Frank in conjunction with Creative Rotorua.

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      Aug 2019

      Jade Discovery Tours

      Come and experience the beauty of jade. Each day this winter, you can join a free guided tour of our workshop to discover how we carve jade, by hand. You'll meet New Zealand’s finest greenstone artists and see them at work transforming raw stone into carved art. We'll take you on a journey into the rich history of pounamu and uncover its traditional uses and values, exploring the ancient Maori beliefs that jade lives and breathes. You'll learn how greenstone is formed deep within the earth and get up close to different types of jade from around the world - discovering the incredible variations in colours, textures and features. This small group, personalised experience is free and runs on demand 10am-4pm daily. No bookings are required, tours last approximately 15-minutes and all ages are welcome. Come and discover the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand!

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      Aug 2019

      Jade Discovery Tours

      Come and experience the beauty of jade. Each day this winter, you can join a free guided tour of our workshop to discover how we carve jade, by hand. You'll meet New Zealand’s finest greenstone artists and see them at work transforming raw stone into carved art. We'll take you on a journey into the rich history of pounamu and uncover its traditional uses and values, exploring the ancient Maori beliefs that jade lives and breathes. You'll learn how greenstone is formed deep within the earth and get up close to different types of jade from around the world - discovering the incredible variations in colours, textures and features. This small group, personalised experience is free and runs on demand 10am-4pm daily. No bookings are required, tours last approximately 15-minutes and all ages are welcome. Come and discover the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand!

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      Aug 2019

      Art Exhibition and Sale

      We are a local group of artists from different cultural and heritages that meet weekly, some artists are degree educated, some are self taught but what we bring is enthusiasm and creativity to inspire each other. The Arts village in Rotorua is where we call home, and we meet weekly on Thursday mornings to explore and expand our creative horizons. Each month we tend to have a theme and August is all about drawing, with a particular focus on people and places. This exhibition will have a diverse range of artist for the abstract and portraits from Michelle Washington, Landscapes in Ink from Robin Harland, beautifull watercolours from Heather Horton, intricate mazes and puzzles from Andy Eastcot and some challenging up cycled pieces from Derk Shepers. There will be something for every one at all price levels. Artists Exhibiting: Damian Robertson, Derk Shepers, Linda Long, Lloma Reeve, David Daniels, Michelle Washington, Heather Horton, Jean Vandermolen, Annie Hunt, Jo Reid to name but a few...