Galleries & Museums AWA ART HUB GLASS-ENAMEL GALLERY & SCULPTURE COURTYARD Heina Petzold & Eva Busch 1 Gloucester Street, near Dublin Street Bridge Thurs, Fri and Sun 11am to 4pm or by appointment Phone 0226282103 www.evabusch.co.nz Ceroc Dancing Wednesdays from 6.30pm Fridays from 6.00pm Peat Street Studio, 82-92 Peat St Facebook and www.ceroc.co.nz Liz Frith 02102054038/lizfrith01@ gmail.com Craig Winton Jewellery Open by appointment. Come and see my latest creations or commission a hand-made piece of jewellery. Also offering jewellery workshops. Ph: 021 145 1440 www.craigwinton.com EXPRESSIONS: ART GALLERY/ STUDIO WORKSHOP 56 Guyton Street Wed-Sat 11am-3pm Small collective; emerging artists welcome; Working studio. Contact Steve: 0214 26731 Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery 17 Taupo Quay Wed - Fri 10.00 - 3.00; Saturday 9.00 - 1.00 and Sunday 10.00 - 1.00; closed Monday except Public Holidays 10 - 3.00. www.fineartswhanganui.com Contact: 06 3482080 / 027 535 8669 GALLERY 85 85 Glasgow Street, Whanganui Wed-Fri 12pm-4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm www.raynerbrothers.com
INKT Shop/Gallery Pens, Ink and NZ artwork 17 Victoria Avenue Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm Sat 9am-2pm Ph 06 262 8080 www.inkt.co.nz Ivan Vostinar Gallery and Studio 7 Rangiora St, Castlecliff Thursday 10-4 Friday 10-4 Saturday 10-4 Sunday 10-4 Other times by appointment Ph: 06 927 6828 / 021 256 9236 www.vostinar.com Leftbank Art Supplies 19 Taupō Quay Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm, Sat 10am to 1pm Ph 06 345 0949 [email protected]
LOUISE HERDMAN MOSAICS 50 Guyton Street Open Wed - Fri 12-4pm, Sat 10-4pm And by appointment Mosaic workshops available Enjoy mosaics and other creative art workshops here! 027 375 4715 / www.mosaicpictures.co.nz MiNZ Shop/Gallery Winter opening hours are Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday 10am - 2pm 1 Victoria Avenue Contacts: green.gables206@xtra. co.nz [email protected]
New Zealand Glassworks 10am to 4:30pm, Every day 2 Rutland Street, Whanganui, 4500 New Zealand Glassworks - Te Whare Tūhua o Te Ao (NZG) is the new national centre for glass art located in Whanganui. OFF THE WALL GALLERY 180 Victoria Avenue hrs Wed - Sat 11 - 3 (or by appointment) 021 988 487
OUTRAGEOUS Gallery, Gifts, Garden Art 112 Carlton Avenue (Opp. School) Open Thursday to Sunday 10 - 4 Watch a Potter at work See a range of local art & craft Phone 06 3477970 http://www.outrageousgallery.co.nz/ RAYNER BROTHERS GALLERY 85 Glasgow Street, Whanganui Wed-Fri 12pm-4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm www.raynerbrothers.com Renata’s Art & Framing 17 Taupō Quay. Mon 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Tue – Fri 10am – 5.00pm, Sat 9.30am – 1pm Ph: 06 348 4463 www.artandframing.co.nz RIVER CITY ARTISTS Thursdays, 9.30am to 4pm Christ Church Community Hall, 243 Wicksteed St Artists of all levels, beginners to established artists Lovely rooms with heat pumps; tea/ coffee provided Free parking. Bring your own lunch. For contacts, see our ad. Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui Sarjeant on the Quay 38 Taupo Quay Mon - Sun, 10.30am - 4.30pm Also upstairs in the i-site, Wanganui Visitor’s Centre, 31 Taupo Quay Weekdays 8.30am - 5pm, Sat/Sun 9am-3pm www.sarjeant.org.nz SINGOS STUDIO 5 Peakes Road, St Johns Hill Oils/Potter/London Street Games book. Open Studio most days Ring to view: John “Singo” Singleton, 345 3803
Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues – Thurs 9am-1pm Friday 12-4pm Sat 9am-1pm Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz Wanganui Arts Society Cook’s Gallery Trafalgar Place, Wanganui Opening hours from 9th to 22nd July Monday to Saturday 10am to 3pm. From 23rd July Saturdays 10am to 3pm, Mondays & Tuesdays 10am to Noon. Whanganui Regional Museum 62 Ridgway Street Mon-Sat 10am – 4.30pm NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz
Out of Town Galleries FEILDING AND DISTRICT ART SOCIETY 104 Manchester Street, Feilding Open: Mon-Fri: 10am to 4pm Sat: 10am to 2pm; Sun: 1pm – 3pm www.fadas.co.nz / 06 323 2323 THE BANK ROOM Devils Cup Coffee & Gallery 44 Bedford Street, Patea Open: Tuesday-Friday 10am - 2pm Or by appointment - text 021 149 6644 Printmaker MB Stoneman & monthly guest artists YELLOW CHURCH GALLERY SH1 Mangaweka Resident Artist Richard Aslett OPEN Weekends and most other days 10am - 5pm 06 382 5774 / 027 52 666 12 www.freewebs.com/mangawekagallery
For a full list of future annual events go to: www.awaeventguide.co.nz. See I-Site Wanganui for details on all events. Festival of Cultures Oct 2018 www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Mainstreet Christmas Parade December 2018 www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Christmas Late Night Shopping www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Wanganui Opera Week January 2019 – 25th Anniversary! www.wanganuioperaweek.co.nz Vintage Weekend January 2019 NZ Masters Games February 2019 www.nzmg.com
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SUSAN SHAND: FELTMAKER WORKSHOPS Scarf Workshop Sun 29 Jul; 12.30 to 4.30; $40 Create your own look with the new soft luxurious merinos. To register for these or enquire re other ‘social group’ bookings contact [email protected]
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For details on opening hours and locations, please see our Gallery listings. FAMOUS FIVE Sat 1 Jul – Thu 31 Aug Expressions Gallery, 56 Guyton Street Unique installation artists Stuart Gray, Wellington, Ray Woodhouse, Ratahi (Waimarino awards 2017) and Peter Shepherd, Whanganui (NZ Mens Shed magazine). All share a love of recycled materials, reinvented into high-quality garden art and home-based installation pieces. Complemented by the return of popular Artists Open Studios regular (Waimarino 2017 Novice winner) Judy Flatt (Whanganui) and beautiful Scandanavian style lamps by Gavin Buxton (Whanganui). (See Gallery Listings for more information) INTERCONNECTION Thu 6th Jul, 5.30pm Opening Gallery 85, 85 Glasgow Street Paintings by Marion Macartney. (See Gallery Listings for more information) LITTLE AND LARGE Thu 6th Jul, 5.30pm Opening Rayner Brothers Gallery, 85 Glasgow St A group show exploring the theme of scale. (See Gallery Listings for more information) ART HOUSE STUDENTS EXHIBITION Sun 9 Jul – Thu 31 Aug Wanganui Arts Society, Cooks Gardens (See Gallery listings for more information) JAM Sat 14 Jul, 5.30pm Opening To Thu 27 Jul Space Studio & Gallery, 64 Taupo Quay J and M. Bangers and mash ups... the anarchy sell-out experience, BYO sauce. (See Gallery Listings for more information) RE-VAMPED Thu 13 Jul, 5.30pm Opening to Fri 4 Aug Gallery on Guyton, 62 Guyton St Wed-Sat 11am to 4pm In the Puanga tradition we look at the past to consider what to take forward with us into the future employing creative re-use. Local artists undergo a process of transforming found objects and materials. Artists: Elaine Meyer, Kristine Dickson, Rose McLeod, Laurelle Lomath, Julie Coffey, Lysha Brennan, Rena Star, Peter Shepherd. facebook.com/galleryonguyton BLACK IS WHITE Sat 14 Jul - Thu 9 Aug 2018 Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery, 17 Taupo Quay Local abstract artist, Michelle Colson is our newest member. This will be her first showing at FAW, where she is joining the other 10 members of the collective. Michelle works in acrylic paint and for this exhibition she will be focusing on the possibilities with black and white. (See Gallery Listings for more information)
BREATHING IN ETERNITY Sat 28 Jul, 5.30pm Opening To Thu 10 Aug Space Studio & Gallery, 64 Taupo Quay New works, by Amy Blackburn, exploring ideas of essence through paint. (See Gallery Listings for more information) KATHLEEN REILLY – PRINTMAKER/PAINTER July INKT, 17 Victoria Avenue Featuring selected works by Kathy Reilly, a printmaker and painter working from Golden Bay, in New Zealand’s upper South Island. Kathy has work displayed in public and private collections internationally and NZ. Kathy’s work offers a witty but thoughtful perspective on personal, political and social commentary, and is predominantly in the medium of etching and oil on canvas. Commissioned work has included portraits in oils, pen & ink drawings of historic architecture, and book illustrations and covers. www.kmreillyartist.com (See Gallery Listings for more information) OUT OF TOWN July The Bank Room, Patea Guest artist - Elise Bishop, ceramic artist from Aotea/Great Barrier Island. Also works by resident printmaker, MB Stoneman and Devils Cup Coffee roasted onsite. (See our gallery listing for address and opening times)
CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS: TRANSFORMATION To Sat 7 Jul Gallery on Guyton, 62 Guyton ST Wed-Sat 11am to 4pm Puanga, being a time of transformation, is the theme of this year’s exhibition. The art works of Naani Waitai, Tanea Ngapeka, Rere Sutherland, Mina Bourke, Jhonelle Kara, Ta Piri and Rena Star. facebook.com/galleryonguyton YOUNG ARTISTS SCHOLARSHIP WINNER To Thur 12 Jul Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery, 17 Taupo Quay A captivating exhibition by Mikayla Baldwin who won both the Fine Arts Whanganui Young Artists Scholarship and the People’s Choice Award in 2017. Mikayla, a year 13 Wanganui High School student, is a printmaker whose surrealist drypoint etchings contain quirky animals with human traits, whimsy and humour. Her work is influenced by the charming paintings of Joanna Braithwaite. Mikayla intends to go to University next year to study Fine Arts or Design. (See our gallery listing for opening times) FACELIFT To Thur 12 Jul Space Studio & Gallery, 64 Taupo Quay New works by Patrick Cush. (See our gallery listing for opening times)
JULY 2018 MAUREEN LANDER: FLATPACK WHAKAPAPA To Sun 22 Jul Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui In this exhibition Maureen Lander has created three installations that explore the connection between whakapapa and raranga (Māori weaving). A touring exhibition from The Dowse Art Museum. (See Gallery listings for address and opening times) CREATING A MOMENT To Tue 31 July Yellow House Café, Crnr Pitt & Dublin Sts New oil paintings by Belgian born artist, Lena Herman FIGURING DYSFUNCTION EXHIBITION To Tue 31 Jul New Zealand Glassworks, 2 Rutland St Bachelor of Design & Art - Glass Elective NZ Diploma of Art & Design (Glass) - Glass Arts 1 (See our gallery listing for address and opening times) CREATURE To Sun 5 Aug Upstairs at the i-SITE, 31 Taupo Quay This exhibition brings together a group of artists whose work can be categorised by an engagement with the word ‘creature’ in some way. Includes work by Elizabeth Thomson, Gregor Kregar, John Lawrence and current artist-inresidence at Tylee Cottage, Kate Fitzharris. BEYOND THE FRAME To Sun 12 August Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui This exhibition, drawn from the Sarjeant Gallery’s collection, highlights artworks that go beyond the limitation of the frame. Artists represented will include Robert McLeod, Gavin Hurley, and Miranda Parkes, as well as a significant installation by Gavin Chilcott. (See our gallery listing for address and opening times) BRIT BUNKLEY: GHOST SHELTER 2016 – 2018 To Sun 26 Aug Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay New video and sculptural work.
WANGANUI CITY GUIDED WALKING TOURS Depart from i-Site Contact: 349 3258 Cost $10 per person
ART FIX: BEYOND THE ! WANGANUI GREYHOUND % FRAME RACING Thur 12 Jul, 2pm Wednesdays from noon Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Friday nights from 4.30pm Quay Hatrick Raceway Curator of Collections Jennifer Free entry, bar, TAB and restaurant Taylor Moore leads an interesting on site. collaborative discussion about the www.wanganuigreyhounds.co.nz current exhibition of works from the CEROC DANCING collection Beyond the Frame. Mud Wednesdays and Fridays Ducks for a cup of tea afterwards. Peat Street Studio 82-92 Peat Street (Cnr Peat St and Pitt St) RINGING CHANGES N Facebook / www.ceroc.co.nz Thu 12 – Sat 14 Jul, 7.30pm Wanganui Repertory Theatre, (See Gallery listing for times and prices) 4Ridgway St A comical story of a suburban NZ RIVER CITY ARTISTS ! family dealing with the new Thursdays, 9.30am to 4pm attitudes and behaviours in the fast Christ Church Community Hall, 243 paced changing late ‘80s, early ‘90s. Wicksteed St Tickets: $25 Royal Wanganui Opera Artists of all levels, beginners to House established artists Lovely rooms with See Back Page Ad for more details. heat pumps; tea/coffee provided Free parking. Bring your own lunch. BIG QUIZ NIGHT For contacts, see our ad. Sat 14 Jul, 7.00pm Amdram, Guyton Street MID-YEAR WINTER % Amdram Starlets are fundraising. RACEDAY $10 per team member with a max of Thur 5 Jul 8 people per team. There will be First Race: 12.25 pm prizes for the best team’s dress Last Race: 3.53pm theme, spot prizes and much much FREE entry and parking more!! To register email: melbypi@ www.wjc.co.nz hotmail.com/ text on 022 156 8828. Don’t have a team? We can always WHANGANUI MUSICIANS put you in one. The Bar will be open CLUB NIGHT and don’t forget those gold coins to Fri 6 Jul, 7pm doors open join in all our mini games!! 65 Drews Ave Reggae night featuring local band, WONDERFUL WINTER the PONGA BROTHERS. WORKSHOP Entry $5 members, $10 nonThurs 19 Jul, 10:30am - 1pm members. Education Room, WRRC, next to Fire Station WARD OBSERVATORY Family Creativity with Sustainable Fridays 7.30pm or Sunset Whanganui. Bring your imagination (whichever is first!) and food to share. Resources, Cooks Gardens; access from St Hill equipment and drinks provided. Street. Donations appreciated Entry is by donation (suggested Ph: (06)3456000 charge of $2) Phone: 027 245 8066 with queries or SUNDAY GRAND JAM alternative viewing times. Sun 29 July, 6.30pm The Grand Irish Pub, St Hill Street RINGING CHANGES N Free. Relaxed sing-around session Fri 6, Sat 7 Jul, 7.30pm for acoustic musicians, singers and Sun 8 Jul, 2pm listeners. All abilities & styles of Wanganui Repertory Theatre, 4 music. www.facebook.com Ridgway St SundayGrandJam A comical story of a suburban NZ family dealing with the new WANGANUI JAZZ CLUB attitudes and behaviours in the Sun 5 Aug – Jhan Lindsay Sextet fast-paced changing late ‘80s, early Sept 2 - Daniel Hayles & the Golden ‘90s. Nugget Pawn Shop Band Tickets: $25 Royal Wanganui Opera RSA, 170 St Hill St House. See Back Page Ad for more Doors open 5:30pm (Bar/ details. Restaurant) Music - 6:30pm - 8:30pm Members - $10/Others - $20
WHANGANUI FILM SOCIETY Whanganui’s #1 alternative for classic & contemporary art cinema. All screenings Mondays, 7pm at the Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum, unless otherwise stated. Most screenings open to members only unless stated otherwise. 2018 Season and membership options at whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz. Contact [email protected]
Mon 2 Jul USA 1966, 106mins, B&W, M nudity Rock Hudson stars in a startlingly modern ’60s face-swapping thriller where a secret organisation offers wealthy clients a second chance at life. This cult classic features a paranoiac symphony of camera angles courtesy of famed cinematographer James Wong Howe.
FIDELIO: ALICE’S JOURNEY
Mon 23 Jul France 2014, 97mins, R16 Offensive language, sex scenes & sexual references, Subtitles A nautical engineer runs across an old flame in her new posting aboard a cargo ship in this insightful drama of a woman at work in an almost exclusively male milieu. “A powerful first feature.” - Time Out
NEON BULL (Boi neon)
Mon 30 Jul Brazil 2015, 101mins, R16 nudity, explicit sexual material, offensive language, In Portuguese w/subtitles Strange and erotic... set in the macho world of bull wrangling but its male protagonist is more interested in fashion and design. “Lyrically involving and deeply sensual.” – Indiewire
WANGANUI JAZZ CLUB Sun 1 July, 5.30pm Doors Open RSA, 170 St Hill Street Laura Collins and the Back Porch Blues Band Members - $10/Others - $20 WANGANUI AMATEUR DANCESPORT CLUB SOCIAL Sun 1 Jul, 7.00-9.30pm St Andrew’s Hall, Bell Street Ballroom, New Vogue, Latin, Social dances Visitors welcome: $10.00 each. Contact: Graeme 027 434 1823
Kristine Dickson, Re-Vamped, Gallery On Guyton.
Amy Blackburn, Breathing In Eternity, Space Studio & Gallery