Galleries & Museums Chronicle Glass Gallery & Studio 2 Rutland St. Open 7 days Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm Sat – Sun 10am – 4pm www.chronicleglass.co.nz Cook’s Gallery: Home of Wanganui Arts Society Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. Trafalgar Place, off Ridgway St Phone 06 345 7757 www.wanganuiartsociety.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 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 Gallery on Guyton 62 Guyton St. Wed – Sat, 11am – 4pm Ph: 027 310 2055 [email protected]
www.facebook/galleryonguyton 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 Just Us Studio First Saturday of the Month, 10am to 3pm Or by appointment 14 Tower Crescent Ph: 021 1833 771 Facebook ..JemsPhotoArt or www.kellsone.wix.com/kellsartone
Leftbank Art Supplies 19 Taupō Quay Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm Sat 10am to 1pm Ph 06 345 0949 [email protected]
Whanganui Arts – At The Centre 19 Taupō Quay, Whanganui. Phone Lidy for bookings: 027 215 1404 EFTPOS and credit card facilities www.whanganuiarts.com
P. S. Lill Artist Gallery Victoria Court, 94 Victoria Avenue Monday – Friday 10.30am – 2.30pm Gallery and Print Studio The artist is at the gallery Thursdays & Fridays Ph 027 739 7234 www.facebook.com/ PSLillArtistGallery
Whanganui Regional Museum Watt Street, Wanganui. Hours: 10am – 4.30pm daily. NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz
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 Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com 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 10am – 2pm Friday 12 – 4pm. Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz
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WHMilbank Gallery 1b Bell Street Open Tuesday – Sunday 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 Jimi & Lisa Walsh Glass & Art Studio Main street, Waverley Open most days 027 684 3641
Craig Williams, See Space Studio & Gallery, Sat 3 Oct
Korver Molloy Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park The Old Okato Cheese Factory, 3 mins south of Oakura, 1729 South Road, Tataraimaka, New Plymouth Open Sat and Sun 10am – 4pm or by appointment Ph: 06 7524131 www.korvermolloy.com Yellow Church Gallery SH1, Mangaweka. Resident Artist Richard Aslett. Weekends & most other days 10am–5pm 06 382 5774 / 027 526 6612 www.freewebs.com/ mangawekagallery
Sue Cooke Gallery & Studio 68A Guyton St. Open 1–5pm Mon–Fri or by appointment www.suecooke.co.nz
R Dibert, Three Hydranga Stems, See Silent Auction Thur 8 Oct
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NEW EXHIBITIONS HE TAONGA AWHINA Fri 2 to Sat 17 Oct, 10am - 2pm Gallery on Guyton Te Rongo Toi Uru presents a diverse and dynamic group show referring to the treasured gift of life. Local & national artists promote suicide prevention through art. Please show your support for Mental Health Awareness Week 2015 THIRD SHOW Sat 3 Oct Opening 5.30pm To Fri 9 Oct Space Studio and Gallery Craig Williams & Mark Antony Steelsmith ceramics, paintings and drawings. Williams and Steelsmith work in different mediums but always have beasts at the heart of their works. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz GLITTERATI Fri 9 Oct Opens 5.30 pm Rayner Brothers Gallery An exhibition of stars featuring works by Stanley Manthyng Mark Rayner and Paul Rayner www.raynerbrothers.com ANTHONY DAVIES: UTOPIA Sat 10 Oct Opening 5.30pm To Fri 23 Oct Space Studio and Gallery “The Utopia series is not itself a utopian project. But insofar as Davies’ pictorial inventions are about utopian ideas and encourage imagination and awareness of potential.” (Ed Hanfling, 2015) www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz WANGANUI ARTS SOCIETY EXHIBITION Sat 17 and Sun 18 Oct Jane Winstone Retirement Village Celebrating the opening of a new wing to the Village. There will be a wide variety of work in various media. MOSAIC EXHIBITION Sat 24 – Mon 26 Oct, 10am - 4pm 50 Guyton Street NZ Country Garden theme You will be astonished to see what is in our Garden!! Entries from across the region, vote for your favourite mosaic!! THREADS Sat 24 Oct Opens 5.30pm To Fri 30 Oct Space Studio and Gallery Carmen Simmonds & Kathryn Wightman exhibit experimental works that exploit the unique characteristics of material to weave individual narrative and perspectives. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz TWO GIRLS AND SOME ART Sat 31 Oct Opens 5.30pm To Fri 6 Nov Space Studio and Gallery Julia Webb & Sarah Dyson ”And continue always and without fail to draw somethng every day” Cennino Cennini. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz WH Milbank Gallery IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE
To 15 Nov PhilipTrusttum & Ross Mitchell-Anyon ARMED TO THE TEETH
Trusttum Showroom A further selection of works from Trusttum’s 2014 Current Affairs Series
SARJEANT GALLERY TE WHARE O REHUA WHANGANUI Has re-opened! Exhibitions: Alexis Neal: Pura Te Manihera McGregor “Whenua ki Te Whenua” Cat Auburn: The Horses Stayed Behind Plus a variety of works from the Permanent Collection. Whanganui Arts Review The 2016 Belton, Smith & Associates Ltd, Whanganui Arts Review Mon 22 Feb Receiving Date Fri 4 Mar Event runs for 12 weeks See www.sarjeant.org.nz for entry forms & further information. Or contact raewyne.johnson@sarjeant. org.nz or call 349 3274
CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS BARE BONES To Sat 31 Oct, 8am to 4pm daily Yellow House Cafe, Dublin Street New work by Pauline Neilson that explores the essential elements in other photographers landscapes. WHANGANUI REGIONAL MUSEUM
OCT 2015 WANGANUI CITY GUIDED WALKING TOURS Depart from i-Site Contact: 349 3258. Cost $5 per person
ARTS CHAT WHANGANUI FILM SOCIETY FESTIVAL 2015 2015 SEASON Thurs 15 Oct, 10am Element Cafe - rear room Mondays, 7pm, Davis Theatre, Join Cr Helen Craig to chat about the Whanganui Regional Museum. WAIMARIE PADDLE arts. All welcome. All screenings members only STEAMER unless otherwise stated. Full Sat 24 Oct New Season FESTIVAL OF CULTURES schedule and joining info at Cruises commence Sat 17 Oct, 10.30am whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz Wanganui’s iconic 115-year-old coal Majestic Square Contact fired paddle steamer Timetable, (Memorial Hall if wet) [email protected]
www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz prices and bookings www.waimarie. co.nz OR Book at the Waimarie COUNCILLORS AT THE Centre, 1a Taupo Quay or Whanganui MARKET i-site. Ph: 06 3471863, Sat 17 Oct email: [email protected]
Wanganui District Councillors’ Martin Visser and Helen Craig will be MODERN MAORI QUARTET Thur 1 Oct, at the Saturday market and welcome Royal Wanganui Opera House questions and ideas for the District. www.pannz.org.nz for more info They can be contacted on [email protected]
, BILLY LIAR (RESCHEDULED) ST JOHN SECOND HAND 021 2056769 or helen.craig@wanganui. Mon 5 Oct BOOK SALE govt.nz, 021 1030737. UK 1963, PG Thur 1 Oct, 6-9pm Kitchen sink drama about an Fri 2 Oct, 10am - 6pm McDonald’s Mud undertaker assistant’s escapades in a Sat 3 Oct, 10am - 4pm Muster Walter Mitty-esque fantasy world. 25 Tawa Street Sat 17 Oct 2015 Tom Courtenay & Julie Christie star. Shelter View Jetsprint Park. WANGANUI AMATEUR Registrations DANCESPORT CLUB www.mudmuster.co.nz Sun 4 Oct, 7.15pm St Andrews Hall, Bell Street WANGANUI ORCHESTRA First Sunday of the month, CONCERT every month! Sun 18 Oct, 2pm $3.00/$5.00/Supper provided Prince Edward Auditorium, Contact: Mollie 347 2705 Wanganui Collegiate School Featuring Matthew Yu WHANGANUI ARTS Door sales $10 @ THE CENTRE RE-OPENING A TRIP TO THE MOON + THE Thurs 8 Oct, 6pm AGM : WANGANUI EXTRAORDINARY VOYAGE 19 Taupō Quay, Whanganui COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE Mon 12 Oct Phone Lidy for bookings: TRUST France 1902/2011, G 027 215 1404 EFTPOS and Mon 19 Oct, 7pm Restoration of, and doco about, the credit card facilities Whanganui Arts @ The Centre, 19 first outer-space adventurein the www.whanganuiarts.com Taupō Quay (in the Awa Room) history of cinema, George Méliès’ ‘A All welcome. Any queries Trip to the Moon’. BFA 4TH YEAR call 347 6267. FUNDRAISING SILENT AUCTION HOOPNATION 2015 Thur 8 Oct Opening 6.30pm – 8pm Fri 23 - Mon 26 Oct Daily 10am – 4pm Check website for draw To Thur 15 Oct Closing 6.30pm – 7.30 pm Springvale Stadium Whanganui Arts @ The Centre, Come and see three days of 19 Taupō Quay New Zealand’s hottest basketball The Graduating BFA (Bachelor of action unlike any event Fine Arts) students of the Quay in the country! Check out School of Arts 2015 invite you to join our website for more details! I WISH (KISEKI) them in a fundraising venture to www.hoopnation.co.nz Mon 19 Oct support them in raising money for Kore-eda Hirokazu their end-of-year exhibition. WHANGANUI RIVER Japan 2011, PG, 123mins, Subtitles CHALLENGE 2015 Two brothers separated by divorce THE GLENN MILLER Sat 31 Oct, 8am, Sun 1 Nov, 8am conspire to reunite in this charming, ORCHESTRA Whanganui River kid-centred film. Thurs 8 Oct 7:30 pm Waka Ama 6 Person, Rowing Quad, Royal Wanganui Opera House SLSNZ Canoe, SLSNZ Boat, Kayak 2-hours of Glenn Miller’s great music K4. Open Canadian, Plastic Kayak, that continues to captivate millions. Multisport, Single Sea Kayak, Single America’s finest musicians, singers Surf Ski, SUP & Facebook/ and dancers.Tickets $69.90 to $79.90 WhanganuiKayakClub/ http://www.royaloperahouse.co.nz/ WhanganuiRiverChallenge CHRONICLE GLASS STUDIO bookings 2 Rutland Street, Whanganui JIGSAW WHANGANUI Glassblowing Workshops. WHANGANUI MUSIC `PIECE OF CHRISTMAS’ Make Your Own Paperweight. SOCIETY Fri 6 to Sat 7 Nov, 10 am - 4 pm Fun for Groups and Team-Building . Sun 11 Oct, 2 pm Rural countryside, city and coastal (06) 347 1921 St Paul’s Hall wilderness of Whanganui. www.chronicleglass.co.nz Vocal and Instrumental Concert Home tour of ten beautifully styled featuring Schola Sacra Choir, Caitlin dining rooms set for a Christmas Craig Winton Jewellery and Shontae Arthur, Elaine Holden. Celebration. Pre-purchase tickets Open daily by appointment Admission $5, Members free. online NOW! 11 Iris Place, Bastia Hill Afternoon tea www.jigsawwhanganui.org.nz Jewellery workshops available. 021 145 1440 COMMUNITY EDUCATION “BACK TO THE FUTURE” www.craigwinton.com SERVICES Sat 21 and Sun 22 Nov, 10 am – 4 pm Mon 12 Oct Term 4 begins! (until 3 pm on Sunday) Louise Herdman Room A.1.12 – UCOL Heritage House, St Hill Street. Mosaic Studio Cnr Taupo Quay & Drews Ave Wanganui Floral Art Group presents Guyton Street, Wanganui See advert for courses a floral exhibition by Manawatu area Open Wed – Fri 12 - 4 pm Ph: 06 345 4717 to enrol. members competing for Designer of Saturday 10am - 4pm the Year. Cafe, sales table and raffles. 027 375 4715. WHANGANUI $5 entry. www.mosaicpictures.co.nz GREEN DRINKS Tues 13 Oct, 5:30pm Delicious Cafe & Wine Bar, 132 Victoria Ave Janet Mace & Mark Christensen NZ NATIONAL MOSAIC speak about heritage golden tomatoes ART EXHIBITION as featured in their new book “Jessica To Sun 18 Oct MANGAWEKA FAKES & and the Golden Orb”. Second Tues Pataka, Porirua FORGERIES 2015 each month, with guest speakers. Marvelous Mosaics IS COMING! Free entry, all welcome. http://www.pataka.org.nz/ Sun 8th Nov, Works to be In greendrinks.org/--/whanganui exhibitions/future-exhibitions Sat 14th Nov, Event Opens 1pm
INFILTRATIONS II To 31 January 2016 An artists group infiltrates the museum exhibitions with artworks created in response to the museum collections. BILLY CONNELL’S WAR – WHANGANUI IN WORLD WAR 1 The bitter-sweet story of a young Whanganui man who enlisted in 1914 and served in the Gallipoli campaign during World War I. MOA GALLERY Over 2000 moa bones and skeletons are being incorporated into a gallery, providing a visible storage unit, a science study centre and an exhibition attraction. This is a work in progress. As moa bones are identified, catalogued, researched, photographed and studied, they will be installed in the gallery. ¯ KAITORE - IT’S NOT BLACK PA AND WHITE To February 2016 A photographic essay by Leigh Mitchell-Anyon of the 1995 occupation of Pākaitore-Moutoa Gardens in Whanganui.
EVENTS HISTORIC RIVERBOAT WAIRUA Winter sailings by arrangement. Departs Hatrick’s Wharf, Taupo Quay For further info & bookings phone 0800 924 782. THE RIVER TRADERS Whanganui’s Market By The River Saturdays 9am – 1pm
Wanganui AIRPORT CONTROL TOWER Sundays 2pm – 4:30pm Wanganui Airport Aviation and WWI displays; viewing of aircraft from cab. Free Admission. WARD OBSERVATORY Fridays 7.30pm or Sunset (whichever is first!) Cooks Gardens, access from St Hill Street. Entry is by donation (suggested charge of $2). Phone: 027 245 8066 with queries or alternative viewing times.
Start creating your favourite Masterpieces now to be in to win $500+ in prizes. 3 categories. Details/Entry Forms at; www.freewebs.com/mangawekagallery 027 52 666 12 ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS & FESTIVAL OF GLASS WHANGANUI 2016 PARTICIPANT APPLICATIONS THE FUTURE To Fri 9 Oct http://www.openstudios.co.nz/ Please download Participation Form from our website, complete, save and email back to us before 9th October. http://www.openstudios.co.nz/ CHRISTMAS FAYRE Mangaweka Village Hall Olde Worlde Xmas Fayre This is a call out for Marketeers, art & craft, Cake bakers, and other producers of the like to participate. Contact Irene: [email protected]
Future annual events For a full list of future annual events go to www.awaeventguide.co.nz. See I-Site Wanganui for details on all events. Diwali Cultural Night November UCOL End of Year Exhibitions November www.ucolac.nz Billy Webb Challenge November www.billywebbchallenge.co.nz Mainstreet Christmas Parade 21 November 2015 www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Handel’s Messiah 6th & 7th December 2015 Christmas Late Night Shopping www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Rivercity Christmas Market www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Cemetery Circuit 26 December Wanganui Cricket Festival January 2016 www.cricketwanganui.co.nz Wanganui Opera Week January 2016 www.wow.gen.nz Vintage Weekend January 2016 www.mainstreet.co.nz Bason Botanic Gardens Festival Inc: Shakespeare in the Park! 12/13/14 February 2016 Artists Open Studios 12-13 and 19-20 March 2016 www.openstudios.co.nz FibreArts NZ Sun17-Sat 23 April 2016 www.fibreartsnz.com/whanganui NZ Masters Games Whanganui 2017 www.nzmg.com
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McDonald’s Mud Muster™, Sat 17 Oct 2015, Shelter View Jetsprint Park, Registrations www.mudmuster.co.nz