Galleries & Museums Art & Framing 17 Taupō Quay. Mon 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Tue – Fri 10am – 5.00pm, Sat 9.30am – 2pm Sat 9.30am – 1pm Ph: 06 348 4463 www.artandframing.co.nz Chronicle Glass Gallery & Studio 2 Rutland St. Tue 9am–1pm, Wed–Sat 10am–4pm. Closed Sun/Mon. Glass blowing starts again on 10 Sept. Furnaces closed till then. www.chronicleglass.co.nz David Traub Glass | The Glass Factory NZ 21 Kings Ave, Wanganui Open daily by appointment Art work, gifts and classes Ph: 021 113 7970 www.glass-newzealand.co.nz Edith Gallery Whanganui UCOL, entrance from Taupō Quay. Tue–Fri 10am–3pm, Sat 11am–1pm (closed Sun – Mon) www.ucol.ac.nz
Quay Gallery Upstairs in the new I-site, Wanganui Visitor’s Centre, 31 Taupō Quay. Weekdays 8.30am – 5pm, Sat/Sun 9am – 3pm Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com Sargeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui Sarjeant on the Quay 38 Taupō Quay Mon – Sun, 10.30am–4.30pm www.sarjeant.org.nz Sand Hill Studio Gallery 170 Heads Rd. Variety of mixed-media artwork from various local artists Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 12 – 2pm or Ph: 06 347 8442 www.sandhillgallery.co.nz Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues – Thurs 10am – 2pm Friday 12 – 4pm. Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacesutdiogallery.co.nz
Gallery on Guyton 62 Guyton St. Wed – Sat, 11am – 4pm Ph: 027 310 2055 [email protected]
Sue Cooke Gallery & Studio Open 1–5pm Mon–Fri or by appointment 68A Guyton St. www.suecooke.co.nz
Leftbank Art Supplies 19 Taupō Quay Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm Sat 10am to 1pm Ph 06 345 0949 [email protected]
Whanganui Regional Museum & art gallery featuring local artists. Watt Street, Wanganui. Hours: 10am – 4.30pm daily. NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz
McNamara Gallery Photography 190 Wicksteed Street, Whanganui. 11am – 3pm Tue – Sat www.mcnamara.co.nz
WHMilbank Gallery Open most days. 1B Bell St. Ph: 027 628 6877 [email protected]
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Debbie’s Place* Workshops at Gonville Café Library for the Arts: August 28th – Social Media 3.00pm – 4.00pm: Basic Social Media Strategy for the Arts
August 28th – Songwriting Workshop 5.30pm – 6.30pm: Free Songwriting Workshop – There are eight places available. Please register by emailing me with ‘songwriting workshop’ in the title
August 29th - Funding Workshops for the Arts 3.00pm – 4.00pm: Creative Communities Scheme Funding Workshop 4.00pm – 5.00pm: Fundview and Breakout Funding Workshop
Whanganui Festival of the Arts Theme Song Competition Please go to the Wanganui District Council website for more details and/or register to attend the songwriting workshop advertised above Tip of the month: Free websites where you can list your events are: ‘WhanganuiNZ’, ‘Eventfinder’ and ‘The Big Idea’
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NEW EXHIBITIONS UCOL STUDENT WORK Through August Viewing Tue – Fri 10am – 3pm; Sat 11am – 1pm | Edith Gallery AUTUMN IN WINTER Through August; 8am-4pm Yellow House Cafe, crnr of Dublin and Pitt St Photographic works of Alan Bilham, South Island photographer, and new work by Pauline Neilson. ANTHONY DAVIES 1994/2014 Sat 2 to Fri 15 August; Opens 5.30pm Space Studio & Gallery Two series of prints: Adieu etchings from 1994 & Surveillance linocuts from 2014. FETISH Fri 15 Aug; Opens 5.30pm To Sat 20 Sept Rayner Brothers Gallery A fetish-themed group show featuring ceramics, paintings and mixed media works. NATURE OF TYPE GROUP SHOW Sat 16 to Fri 22 August; Opens 5.30pm Space Studio & Gallery Marty Vreede, Catherine Macdonald, Rowan Gardiner and Jo Giddens explore unique interpretations of type. WANGANUI POTTERS’ SOCIETY ANNUAL EXHIBITION Sat 16 to Sat 30 Aug; 10am – 4pm Community Arts Centre, Taupō Quay With Guest Potter Wi Taepa and Guest Artist Tina Drayton. KIRSTY PORTER: THE IMPORTANCE OF YOU Sat 23 Aug to 5 Sept; Opens 5.30pm Space Studio & Gallery New painting by Kirsty Porter.
CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS ALTERNATIVES To Sat 9 August Tue –Sat, 11am – 1pm daily Edith Gallery Exhibition of over 100 images from photographic artists from around the world. FLORA PHOTOGRAPHICA AOTEAROA To Fri 29 Aug Open: Tue-Sat, 11am – 3pm McNamara Gallery Photography A thematic exhibition of the work of 21 photographers which comes home to Whanganui, having been exhibited in Wellington & Auckland. WHMILBANK GALLERY GAME SET & MATCH Fri 1 Aug to Fri 31 Oct More from Trusttum’s extensive Tennis series. RESALE WORKS & GENERAL STOCK RE-ARRANGED Fri 1 Aug to 30 Sept JEFF THOMSON RIPPLE IRON To Sun 31 August A selection of recent work. SARJEANT ON THE QUAY CORRUGATIONS: THE ART OF JEFF THOMSON To 24 Aug Three decades of work including “chooks”, French knitting and bouquets of flowers and a morris minor at the i-site.
ANS WESTRA WHANGANUI - OUR PEOPLE 1960-2014 To 21 Sept Photographs from the region. WHANGANUI REGIONAL MUSEUM ˉ – A CONVERSATION TAHA ˉ TE HUE WITH HINE PU To 2 Feb 2015 From the ancient and modern Māori worlds, hue and tahā (gourds) are represented alongside interactive programmes of art, history and gardening. Featuring works by members of Manawa Ora Whanganui, the Maori Artists’ Collective HOUSE OF BONES To Oct 2016 Uncover, discover what’s under the skin. Skulls, skeletons and bones tell how bones work and why they are important. There are plenty of bone activities available for young visitors.
EVENTS THE RIVER TRADERS, WHANGANUI’S MARKET BY THE RIVER Saturdays 9am-1pm Market Place, near i-site. RIVERSIDE BAR Taupō Quay, Whanganui Specialty Live Music Venue August Events: Fri 1: The Flannels (rock, 8.30pm) Sat 2: Blueprint (rock, 8.30pm) Sun 3: Jason Sad (acoustic, 2pm) Fri 8: Venus In Transit (alt rock, 8.30pm) Sat 9: Greenfloors (rock, 8.30pm) Sun 10: Sean Kirkwood (acoustic, 5pm) Fri 15: Lounge Suite (rock, 8.30pm Sat 16: TBC Sun 17: 3rd Sunday Jazz Blues Fusion (2pm) Fri 22: TBC Sat 23: Bing Turkby Ensemble (rock, 8.30pm) Sun 24: Rag Poets (folk/blues 2pm) Fri 29: TBC Sat 30: Cover Story (rock, 8.30pm Sun 31: TBC WHANGANUI MUSICIANS CLUB Fri Aug 1, 7pm Savage Club Hall, Drews Ave. “Random Kindness” with visiting guests Rehab Allstars, Taihape, and usual eclectic mix of local talent. New members welcome, $20 to join. $5/$10 non members. N.B. no byo after 9pm WANGANUI AMATEUR DANCESPORT CLUB Sun 3 Aug, 7.15–9.15pm St Andrews Hall, Bell Street Theme: “Sparkles and Bling”. Demonstration: Bohemian Genie Bellydancers. $3.00/$5.00/ First-timers Free/ Supper provided. Contact: Annette 021 143 6887 GLEN HAYWARD Tue 6 Aug, 7.30pm Sarjeant Gallery The new artist-in-residence at Tylee Cottage, Glen Hayward, will give an illustrated talk discussing past and present work. ACOUSTIC CLUB Fri 8 Aug, 7pm | Jolt Café 2nd Friday of every month Enjoy great coffee and great music. DAVE UPFOLD COMEDY STAGE HYNOTIST Sat 9 August; 7pm Pre-show drinks and nibbles; bar facilities available St Johns Hill School fundraiser. Tickets $25 from School Office or online at Eventfinder and search ‘Dave Upfold’.
AUG 2014 AUGUST GREEN DRINKS Tues 12 Aug, 5.30pm Delicious Cafe & Wine Bar, 132 Victoria Ave. Global social networking event for sustainably-minded people, businesses & orgs. Guest speaker: Trade Aid greendrinks.org/--/Whanganui EUROPEAN ROMANCE Thu 14 Aug War Memorial & Convention Centre. SWEET & IRIE & MAAKA Sat 16 Aug, 8pm Mint Cafe & Bar RACING Sun 17 Aug, 12.40pm – 3.57pm Jumps raceday including the Jolt Coffee House Wanganui Steeplechase More info at www.wjc.co.nz WANGANUI ORCHESTRA “WINTER CONCERT” Sun 17 Aug, 2pm Prince Edward Auditorium, Collegiate School Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23; Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending. Errol Christiansen conducting. ARTISTS NATTER! Tue 19Aug, 10am Yellow House Café Join Cr. Helen Craig in our monthly get-together of artists to ensure Whanganui remains a dynamic place to live and create. We’ll talk about the latest opportunities and happenings in Whanganui for artists. SCHOLA SACRA CHOIR & YOUTH CHORUS 40TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT Sat 23 August, 2pm Christ Church, Wicksteed Street $25; 18 years and under free. Tickets: Royal Wanganui Opera House and at the door. 13TH LATIN AMERICA & SPAIN FILM FESTIVAL Sat 23 Aug, 7pm Sarjeant On The Quay A celebratory opening evening of music and dance supported by the Wanganui Hispanic Cultural Group and the Chilean Embassy. Contact the Gallery or www.sarjeant.org.nz THE MIKADO Sat 23 Aug, 7.30pm Royal Wanganui Opera House SCHOLA SACRA CHOIR & YOUTH CHORUS Sun 24 Aug, 10am Church Service Christ Church, Wicksteed Street FLAUTIST CLARE SANDBROOK, Piano accompaniment by Ingrid Culliford Sun 24 Aug, 4.30pm Sarjeant Gallery Clare has been the soloist in multiple performances and is taking the LTCL Performance Flute exam later this year. Gallery Members $7.50, non-members $10 FILMS AT THE SARJEANT GALLERY Sat 30 Aug PRIVATE JOURNEYS / PUBLIC SIGNPOSTS 11am-12.45pm Explores the life and work of photographer Ans Westra, who has captured iconic images of New Zealanders since the late 1950s. The film includes commentary from family and friends, fellow photographers, and colleagues, as well as discussion of the Washday at the Pa controversy. Director Luit Bieringa will be present to introduce the film and answer questions after the screening.
THE MAN IN THE HAT (2009) 2.00-3.45pm A documentary portrait of Wellington art dealer Peter McLeavey. The film explores McLeavey’s early life, the discovery of his New Zealand identity while he lived in London, and the more than 500 exhibitions that he went on to curate from his history-making Cuba Street gallery. The film will be followed by a question and answer session between film director Luit Bieringa and Jill Trevelyan, the acclaimed author of the biography “Peter McLeavey: The Life and Times of a New Zealand Art Dealer”. FILM SOCIETY 2014 7pm Mondays at the Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum Members only unless stated otherwise. Half-year memberships now available at the venue or online. More info: whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz IF... Mon 4 Aug UK, 1968, M, 111mins Malcolm McDowell shines as a rebellious pupil at a boarding school in this daringly anarchic vision of Britain in the ‘60s. A SCREAMING MAN Mon 11 Aug Chad/Fr., 2010, M, 92min, Subtitles A father is devastated to lose his job to his only son until civil war erupts and he is pressured to enlist him. BAMAKO Mon 18 Aug Mali/Fr., 2006, PG, 115min, Subtitles A village puts world financial institutions on trial for having so cripplingly indebted the people of Africa. SLEEPING SICKNESS PUBLIC SCREENING Mon 25 Aug Ger, 2011, M, 91min, Subtitles Africa is seen through German & French eyes in a tale inspired by Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’. *Non-members by koha* WANGANUI HISPANIC FILM FESTIVAL 2014 Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum. Thursdays & Saturdays 21 August – 13 September. Free entry. The Wanganui screenings are supported by the Wanganui Hispanic Cultural Group, the Chilean Embassy and the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. More info: Antonio Salas 021 1282 654 or Sarjeant Gallery 349 0506 August Screenings: SLEEP TIGHT (MIENTRAS DUERMES) Thurs 21 August, 7pm Jaume Balagueró, SPAIN 2011 Thriller, 97 mins, Subtitles César is the doorkeeper of an apartment building and he would not change his job for any other, as he is able to know the most intimate habits, the weak spots and secrets and each and every move of all of the tenants. César keeps a really peculiar secret: he likes hurting people, taking whatever steps necessary in order to create harm around him. THE MAID (LA NANA) Sat 23 August, 5pm Sebastián Silva, CHILE 2009 Drama. 100 mins, Subtitles The story of how a maid called
www.awaeventguide.co.nz Raquel, who has worked for over 20 years in one affluent Chilean household, rediscovers herself. La Nana is a microcosm of Latin social hierarchy while also focusing on one woman’s journey to free herself from a mental servitude of her own making. SPECIAL!!! 7pm Wanganui Latin America & Spain Film Festival Opening Celebration Party, location: Sarjeant Gallery at 38 Taupō Quay. THE ENGINEER (EL INGENIERO) Thurs 28 August, 7pm Diego Arsuaga, URUGUAY 2012 Documentary, 129 mins, Subtitles 15 years ago, when the Uruguayan national football team ran onto the field to compete in the final of the Copa America, their technical director, the Engineer Erramuspe, didn’t emerge from the change rooms. He later resigned due to “personal reasons” and when it seems as though he will take his secrets to his grave, a young journalist finally manages to interview him. IN THE NAME OF THE GIRL (EN EL NOMBRE DE LA NIÑA) Sat 30 August 5pm Tania Hermida, ECUADOR 2011 Drama, 102 mins, Subtitles This film presents a heart-warming piece of youthful idealism set in Ecuador’s breath-taking Andean mountains. This is the story of 9 year old Manuela, an irrepressible young girl attempting to navigate the conflicting belief systems within her own family. Manuela’s discovery of a family secret illuminates an important truth that helps her move across this impasse. IN THE MIDDLE OF HEAVEN (EN EL OMBLIGO DEL CIELO) Sat 30 August 7pm Carlos Gómez Oliver, MEXICO 2012 Comedy, 90 mins, Subtitles A young executive, Andrea, gets stuck for a weekend on the roof of the building where she works, in the company of Gualberto, a cleaner. True castaways in a sea of concrete and glass, the characters reflect on their lives and values.
ART WORKSHOPS CHRONICLE GLASS STUDIO 2 Rutland Street, Whanganui Glassblowing Workshops Make Your Own Paperweight Fun for Groups and Team-Building (06) 347 1921 www.chronicleglass.co.nz LOUISE HERDMAN MOSAIC STUDIO Guyton Street, Wanganui Open Mondays 1 – 4pm, Saturdays 10am – 4pm Classes and Workshops 027 375 4715 www.mosaicpictures.co.nz
2014 BRYCE SMITH & ASSOCIATES LTD WHANGANUI ARTS REVIEW Generously sponsored by Bryce Smith & Associates Ltd, with a $2000 Open Award, three $500 Highly Commended Awards plus Merit Awards, the annual Arts Review will be open to the public this year from Sunday 14 September to Sunday 30 November. The Review is open to all visual artists who live and work in the Whanganui region. One work per artist may be submitted. Entry is $30 per artwork, with a 50% discount for current financial Members of the Gallery. A panel will select the exhibition and all awards will be decided by a judge from outside this region. The receiving date for entries is Monday, 1 September, between 10.30am and 4.30pm. Entry forms, with conditions of entry, are available at the Gallery or may be downloaded from www. sarjeant.org.nz ART GALLERY NOW AVAILABLE FOR HIRE IN SEPTEMBER AND NOVEMBER Open 34 hours every week EFTPOS and credit card facilities available. In the heart of the riverfront and market Phone (027 215 1404) (See ad)
OUT OF TOWN THE HOUNDS OF THEBASKERVILLES Sat 9 Aug, 8pm Centrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North www.centrepoint.co.nz
Future Major Events MCDONALD’S MUD MUSTER 18 October 2014 www.sportwanganui.co.nz HOOP NATION Labour Weekend – Oct CEMETERY CIRCUIT December JET SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS Round 1 – Dec ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS 21/22 & 28/29 March 2015. www.openstudios.co.nz
OPPORTUNITIES KELLY & ASSOCIATES REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP Applications are open – and we’re excited to be offering $5000 to a Kiwi with the passion and determination to make their dream a reality. We’d love to know about the great things you’re doing this year. For more information and to apply for our scholarship, simply visit our website www.kellyinsure.co.nz Applications close on 16th September 2014
Bottle - ceramic by Rick Rudd featured in the exhibition Fetish on show this month at Rayner Brothers Gallery.