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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

      Remade - An Exhibition by Gayle Heath

      'Remade', an exhibition of works by local artists Gayle Heath. From Saturday 3rd August - Saturday 24th August, in our Studio Gallery, local artist Gayle Heath will be exhibiting a collection of works created with recycled and upcycled textiles and other materials. View this show during The Arts Village opening hours Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm, and Saturdays 10am to 2pm. Supported by funding from Rotorua District Creative Communities.

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      Aug 2019

      The Seeds of Time & The Beauty of the Human Body

      This Exhibition combines the work of two artists, 'The Seeds of Time' by Andrew Griffiths, and 'The Beauty of the Human Body' by Stephan Neff. From Saturday 3rd August - Saturday 24th August, in our Mosaic Gallery. Supported with funding from Civic Arts Trust and TRG imaging. View this show during The Arts Village opening hours Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm, and Saturdays 10am to 2pm.

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      Aug 2019

      Letting Go of Control by Michelle Edhouse

      Take a journey from control and limitation to ease and joy with Michelle Edhouse as she explores a different possibility with art and living. From Saturday 3rd August - Saturday 24th August, in our Cottage Gallery. Supported with funding from Civic Arts Trust. View this show during The Arts Village opening hours Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm, and Saturdays 10am to 2pm.

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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!

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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

      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!