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Galleries & Museums Article Level 1, Original Chronicle Building. Corner Rutland and Drews Avenue Hours: Sat 9-3/ Sun 10-2 Or open by appointment 0277522472 AWA ART HUB GLASS-ENAMEL GALLERY & SCULPTURE COURTYARD Heina Petzold & Eva Busch 1 Gloucester Street, near Dublin Bridge Sun & Tue to Fri 10am to 5pm. Phone 0226282103 Cook’s Gallery: Home of Wanganui Arts Society Mondays & Tuesdays 10am to Noon Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. Trafalgar Place, off Ridgway St Phone 06 345 7757 www.wanganuiartsociety.co.nz 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 Creations Gallery 25A Drews Avenue, Whanganui Open Wed-Sun 10am-4pm Six different artists in a creative environment Phone: 06 348-4229

Flying Dog Studio Gallery 21 Drews Ave, upstairs. Thurs - Sat 10am - 2pm (hours may vary). Or by appointment PH 027 2557228 www.emmacunningham.co.nz Ivan Vostinar Gallery and Studio 7 Rangiora St, Castlecliff Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm 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 MOSAIC 50 Guyton Street Open Wed - Fri 12-4pm, Sat 10-4pm And by appointment Mosaic workshops available Now selling mosaic tiles and bases. 027 375 4715 / www.mosaicpictures.co.nz MacARTney Gallery 57 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui Weds - Sat 11 am -2pm PH 0276844215 www.facebook.com/marionmacArt MAGPIE 37 Motoa Quay (beside the i-site) 0276867694 [email protected] www.rachaelgarland.com

Edith Gallery Open weekdays if exhibition in situ. Edith Gallery, Whanganui UCOL, Taupo Quay entrance. Glenys Main [email protected] for further particulars

MiNZ Shop/Gallery We are open 7 days: Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm Sat-Sun, 10am - 2pm 139 Victoria Avenue Contacts: green.gables206@xtra. co.nz [email protected]

Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery 17 Taupo Quay Sat 9.00 – 3.00 Tues – Fri and Sun 10.00 - 3.00 Closed Monday except public holidays www.fineartswhanganui.com Contact: 06 3482080 / 027 517 7340

OUTRAGEOUS Gallery, Gifts, Garden Art 112 Carlton Avenue (Opp. School) Open 10 - 4 Most Days Watch a Potter at work See a range of local art & craft Phone 06 3477970

Quartz, Museum Of Studio Ceramics - Rick Rudd Foundation 8 Bates Street, Whanganui Tues-Sun 10.30am-4pm By appointment 06 348 5555 Free Admission www.quartzmuseum.org.nz Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com CLOSING 2ND APRIL. OPENING ELSEWHERE SOON! 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 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 Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues – Thurs 9am-1pm Friday 12-4pm Sat 9am-1pm Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz TREE object/space/desire 37 Taupo Quay, Whanganui Open: Thu/Fri/Sat 10am to 2pm 06 348 7650 – Emma & David 027 4 359 569 – Angela sms www.Tree.objectspacedesire@gmail. com Two Sisters Make 55 Ridgway Street Saturdays 10 - 2pm ph 0276533857 twosistersmake.com

Whanganui Arts – At The Centre 19 Taupō Quay, Whanganui. EFTPOS and credit card facilities www.whanganuiarts.com Wanganui Arts Society Trafalgar Place, Wanganui Opening: Monday & Tuesday 10am Noon; Saturdays 10am-3pm. Whanganui Regional Museum 62 Ridgway Street Mon-Sat 10am – 4.30pm NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz WHMilbank Gallery 1b Bell Street Open Tues – Sun 11 am–5pm. A call first would ensure we are open, or to make an alternative time to view. Ph: 027 628 6877 [email protected]

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

For a full list of future annual events go to: www.awaeventguide.co.nz. See I-Site Wanganui for details on all events. ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS 25-26 March; 1 – 2 April 2017 www.openstudios.co.nz M2C Mountains to Sea Race April 2017 Ohakune-Whanganui www.m2c.kiwi.nz FibreArts NZ April 2017 www.fibreartsnz.com/whanganui

Youth Games 5-9 August Winter Wonderfest 19 Aug- 2 Sept 2017 NZ General Election 23 Sept 2017 Whanganui Literary Festival 2017 Sat 30 Sept Fri 6 Oct – Authors Sat 7 & 8 Oct - Celebrations

The Great Bason Fair & Shakespeare-in-the-Park Whanganui Bason Botanic Gardens February 2018 www.basonbotanicgardens.org.nz www shakespeareintheparkwhang anui.com La Fiesta Feb/March 2018 https://www.facebook.com/ LaFiestaNZ/

Festival of Cultures October 2017 www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz

New Zealand School Triathlon Championships March 2018 www.schooltrichamps.co.nz

McDonald’s Mud Muster October 2017 www.mudmuster.co.nz

NZ Masters Games February 2019 www.nzmg.com

Diwali Cultural Night November UCOL End of Year Exhibitions November www.ucolac.nz Mainstreet Christmas Parade www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Billy Webb Challenge December 2017 www.billywebbchallenge.co.nz Christmas Late Night Shopping www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Cemetery Circuit 26 December Annually Whanganui Summer Programme January 2018 Wanganui Opera Week January 2018 www.wanganuioperaweek.co.nz Vintage Weekend January 2018 www.mainstreet.co.nz

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“Shout Out” from Whanganui District Council Arts Facilitation Team This is a shout out to let you know that Debbie Kapohe is currently in town and is still employed in the role of the Whanganui District Council’s Arts Facilitator. She is working, around five hours a week, to keep the basics ticking along while the policy team looks at the Arts Policy Review. Please contact her if you need anything arts related from Council on 027 289 6479 or email: debbie. [email protected] The next round of Creative Communities Funding closes noon Friday 21 April 2017 for events that take place after 21 May 2017. Also it’s not too late to return your “Stocktake of the Arts in Whanganui – Questionnaire”. Email Cath if you have mislaid your copy. Contact Cath Watson on [email protected]

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Continuing Exhibitions For details on opening hours and locations, please see our Gallery listings. OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION April Cooks Gallery Works from eleven of our members plus a special “Children’s Corner” of paintings by Peter Wall in the back Gallery. WATERLILIES, AN ODE TO LAKE HOROWHENUA Fri 7 Apr, 5.00pm Opening (to 7.00pm) To Fri 28 Apr Open weekdays 10:00 am -3:00 pm. Other times by appointment via website Edith Gallery, Whanganui UCOL, Taupo Quay entrance. Photography and video installation. Colourful but creepy. Green, but not in a good way.... www.suhendeles.com OPTIV 101 TRIPLESONIC LONG-RANGE UNICORN Fri 7 Apr, 5.30pm Opening To Wed 19 Apr Whanganui Arts @ The Centre The Decline of Religion and the Rise of the Unicorn (and Other Spiritual Vehicles). RAYNER BROTHERS ‘POP-UP’ GALLERY Tue 11 Apr Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics Prior to the re-opening of Rayner Brothers Gallery at a new location later in the year, Mark Rayner and Paul Rayner show a selection of their ceramic works in this ‘Pop-up’ exhibition. SOPHIE KLERK: UNFRAMED

Sat 15 Apr, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 21 Apr New work evoking memories of rooms I have imagined. The constructions are freely composed and stand alone without boundaries and borders. Space Studio & Gallery TOM McNEIGHT Fri 21 April to Thu 4 June Whanganui Arts @ The Centre An exhibition of Tom’s recent paintings BEN DINGLE: NEAPOLITAN SUITE

Sat 22 Apr, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 28 Apr New Paintings Space Studio & Gallery WE’RE TURNING 5! Sat 29 Apr, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 5 May Space Studio & Gallery Space Studio & Gallery is turning 5! Celebrate this exciting milestone with us. Exhibiting works from Sarah’s private collection alongside a new piece/response from each artist.

20 YEARS OF SUN To Sun 2 Apr New Paintings and Installation by Glen Hutchins ‘All poetic language is the language of exploration’ -Ezra Pound. Space Studio & Gallery MY FAVOURITE THINGS To Sun 30 Apr Yellow House Café, crnr of Pitt & Dublin Streets Pauline Neilson’s personal choice of some of her favourite images by 2015 NZ photographer of the year Tracey Scott, featuring images previously un-shown. . SARJEANT GALLERY TE WHARE O REHUA WHANGANUI FUNCTION & FANCY: To 16 April 31 and 38 Taupo Quay Decorative arts from the Sarjeant Gallery collection and beyond Items from two local historic homesteads alongside the Gallery’s collection of decorative arts including ceramics, silverware, glassware and furniture. IT SHOWS REALLY, A RATHER BEAUTIFUL SPIRIT To 7 May Recent artist-in-residence at Tylee Cottage, sound artist and composer, Susan Frykberg responds to the life and works of artist Edith Collier. The exhibition features artworks by Collier in the context of an immersive sound and film scape created by Frykberg in collaboration with video artist, Brit Bunkley. 2017 Belton, Smith & Associates Ltd Whanganui Arts Review To 14 May A showcase of the dynamic and diverse array of art being produced in the Whanganui region. OPEN STUDIOS AT ‘FINE ARTS WHANGANUI’ Sat 1 & Sun 2 April 10am to 4pm daily ‘Fine Arts Whanganui’ 17 Taupo Quay Eleven artists in one gallery, a large display of new work alongside working artists. A weekend not to miss. https://www.facebook.com/ fineartswhanganui/?fref=ts

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ANNA HAWKINS LIVE IN  WHANGANUI MUSICIANS  WHANGANUI FILM N CONCERT CLUB SOCIETY 2017 Wed 5 April, 7.30pm Mon 24th April, Doors open 7pm Mondays 7pm, March - November Prince Edward Auditorium, W. 65 Drews Ave Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Collegiate School AGM Museum UK singer Anna Hawkins – live in Free beer and topless waiters(!) concert in her ‘Bold, Brave & Beautiful Whanganui’s #1 alternative for classic NZ Tour’ Tickets $30 from Royal ANZAC DAY PARADE AND  & contemporary art cinema. Wanganui Opera House SERVICES See the full 2017 programme at Ph 06 349 0511 (booking fees apply) Tue 25th April, 5.15am Dawn Parade whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz. All form-up screenings open to members only  WHANGANUI MUSICIANS  Davis Library unless stated otherwise; join at the WARD OBSERVATORY CLUB Other services: venue from 6:30pm or online. Fridays 7.30pm or Sunset (whichever Fri 7 Apr, 7:00pm Doors Open St Mary’s Catholic Church – 9.00am See the website for membership is first!) 65 Drews Ave Maxwell Service – 9.30am options and more info, or contact Cooks Gardens, ‘April Sun’ with guests The Bollands, Whanganui East All Saints Anglican [email protected]. access from St Hill Street. plus the usual local hotshots. Church – 10am Entry is by donation (suggested charge $10/$5 Mem. NB: All subs due - $20 Brunswick Service – 10.00am A PIGEON SAT ON A of $2) Phone: 027 245 8066 with for the year. Turakina Service – 10.00am BRANCH REFLECTING ON queries or alternative viewing times Maori Service – 11am (Pakaitore) SCHOLA SACRA CHOIR  WHANGANUI RIVER MARKET AND YOUTH CHORUS A NEW ECONOMY N Saturdays 9am-1pm Sat 8 Apr, 2.30pm Thur 27 Apr, 5.30pm Whanganui’s Market By The River Christ Church, Wicksteed St Confluence, L3, 15 Watt Street Documentary and discussion CASTLECLIFF BEACH  “From darkness to light. An Easter journey.” Directed by Roy Tankersley; Limited seats, booking essential MARKET Jonathan Berkahn – Organ; Meg www.confluence.kiwi\tickets or Sundays, 12pm - 4pm Hartfield - Narrator. Tickets Royal 06 281 3474 Whanganui Opera House. Door sales: (see ad for more info) WANGANUI CITY GUIDED  $20/Concessions $15/Children free. EXISTENCE WALKING TOURS SUNDAY GRAND JAM  Mon 3 Apr Depart from i-Site RIVERCITY PARK UP  Sun 30 Apr, 6.30pm Sweden | 2014 | M content may Contact: 349 3258 Cost $5 per person Sun 9 Apr, from 10am The Grand Irish Pub, St Hill Street disturb| 100mins | Subtitles City College, St Hill Street Free. Relaxed sing-around session for Roy Andersson’s deeply eccentric ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS ! Protecta Insurance RiverCity Park Up acoustic musicians, singers and musing on humanity’s inescapable Sat 1 & Sun 2 April Open air vehicle display, automotive listeners. All abilities & styles of absurdity. Winner Golden Lion, Best An amazing array of studios and swap meet & trade stalls. Gate entry: music. Last Sunday of every month. Film, Venice Film Festival 2014. galleries, open to the public gold coin donation supporting Victim www.facebook.com SundayGrandJam “Shines with a hyperreal beauty – and Openstudios.co.nz Support, Cancer Society, SPCA it made me laugh until I wept.” – See ad for more info BASSOON & ORGAN  Telegraph. Proudly sponsored by WANGANUI MUSIC  RECITAL Weta Digital GOING FOR (MOSTLY)  SOCIETY VOCAL AND Mon 1 May, 7.00pm BAROQUE INSTRUMENTAL CONCERT Wanganui Collegiate School Chapel Sat 1 Apr, 4.30 – 5.15pm Sun 9 April; 2pm ‘A Unique Combination’ Sarjeant on the Quay, St Paul’s Hall Cooks Street. Leni Mackle (bassoon), David Dobson 38 Taupo Quay $5. Members free. (organ). Entry by Koha (minimum The Richdale Quartet and friends Afternoon tea to follow. suggested $10) perform a selection of 17th century compositions on GLENN MILLER AND THE  AWA DATE-ORDER LISTING strings, harpsichord and flute ANDREWS SISTERS Any Day, May-Dec Tickets $12, Gallery Friends $10; Tues 11 Apr, 11am All over Whanganui and beyond purchase from venue or Ph: 349 War Memorial Hall Concert Chamber, List your event for only $10 0506. Fundraiser for Sarjeant Watt Street, Printed/Facebooked/Tweeted RIVER OF GRASS redevelopment. Operatunity’s Daytime Concert Series www.awaeventguide.co.nz Mon 10 Apr in Whanganui. Ticks: $34 inc lunch, USA | 1994 | 76mins | M Violence, A LITERARY MASTERCLASS:  discounts available for groups offensive language & nudity WORKS IN PROGRESS To book call toll free: 0508 266 237 or Debut feature by Kelly Reichardt Sat 1 Apr, 5pm – 6.30pm www.operatunity.co.nz (Wendy & Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff). A Alexander Library, Queen’s Park 30-something housewife goes on the Hear what makes a group of ART FIX [ Feilding Art Centre lam in this atmospheric tale from the Whanganui writers tick. Facilitator, Members Exhibition Thur 13 April, 2pm Florida swamplands. Joan Rosier-Jones. Koha Sun 9 to Sat 29 Apr, Starting upstairs at the i-Site, 31 Taupo “Incisive and funny… simultaneously 10.00am - 4.00pm Quay and concluding at Sarjeant on subversive and compassionate.” – SHAKESPEARE 104 Manchester Street, Feilding the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay. Boston Globe Sun 2 Apr, 2pm Paintings, Textile, Woodcrafts, Curator of Collections, Jennifer Taylor Whanganui Girls College, Jones Street Porcelain, Photography & Outside Moore, will talk about the exhibition SGCNZ Manawatu/Rangitikei/ the Square Art Exhibition. fadas. Function & Fancy, currently showing Whanganui Regional Festival. co.nz until 16 April. She will discuss the Excerpts of Shakespeare from historical use of decorative arts in the competing schools in the region. TARANAKI ARTS TRAIL home, with reference to Rangitikei’s Regional winners go on to compete in Sat 10 & Sun 11 June historic homestead Lethenty, and how Wellington in the national finals. See ad for more details! decorative arts can be viewed in a Finalists will go to London, UK and www.taranakiartstrail.co.nz modern gallery context. perform at The Globe! Adults $5/ Students $3 SCHOOL HOLIDAYS AT THE  MUSEUM WANGANUI AMATEUR  Tue 18 to Fri 28 April DANCESPORT CLUB Check out the range of events on Sun2 Apr, 7.15pm these school holidays at the LYSAGHT WATT TRUST ART First Sunday of every month Whanganui Regional Museum! Pop in AWARD 2017 St Andrews Hall, Bell Street to the Museum on Ridgway for a Theme – YinYang $3.00/$5.00/Supper provided brochure or to book (or check out our Entries close 15 April 2017 Contact: Mollie 347 2705 or Graeme website for details). wrm.org.nz/ Email: [email protected] 027 434 1823 calendar Further information available on www. lysaghtwattgallery.co.nz WHANGANUI JAZZ CLUB  WAI ORA TRUST Sun 2 Apr: Dan Papirany & Vibeke FUNDRAISING HANGIS Voller COMMUNITY First Sunday of every month Wed 19 Apr; 11:30am Doors open: 5:30pm (Bar/ 49 Brunswick Rd & Gonville Shops Restaurant) 4 Meat & 3 Vege; $10 each Music: 6:30pm-8:30pm Will deliver if pre-ordered. $10 mem/$20 non Ph: 06 343-5015 or 022-033-7612 Sun 7 May: Jhan Lindsay Quintet Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics. Part of the NZ History collection. Cover image courtesy: “Art Beacon” by  CREATIVE COMMUNITIES  WAI ORA TRUST Photo courtesy of Richard Wotton Heina Petzold at AWA Art Hub. FUNDING DEADLINE FUNDRAISING HANGIS Fri 21 April, 12 Noon Wed 5 Apr, 11:30am 49 Brunswick Rd & Gonville Shops 4 Meat & 3 Vege; $10 each Will deliver if pre-ordered. Ph: 06 343-5015 or 022-033-7612 Creations Gallery - Barbara Bowness Ivan Vostinar Gallery copper sculpture CEROC DANCING  6.30pm Beginners Class; 7.45pm BeginnerPlus 82-93 Peat Street (Cnr Peat St and Pitt St Come learn to dance CEROC the easy fun way. Doors open 6.00pm. $10/$8/ ConcessionsContact: Liz Frith: 02102054038/3457401/lizfrith01@gmail. com

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