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      Jun 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!

    • 21

      Jun 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!

    • 22

      Jun 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!

    • 23

      Jun 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!

    • 24

      Jun 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!

    • 25

      Jun 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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      Jun 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!

    • 26

      Jun 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!