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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/[email protected] 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-Sat, 11-3 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 Juxtaposition Gallery & Gift Boutique 25a Drews Avenue Tues – Fri 9.30am – 4.30pm, Sat 10am – 1.30pm Contact Tanya: 027 765 37 38 / 06 213 4918 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 Summer Hours Mon-Fri 11am - 5.30pm; Sat & Sun 10am to 2pm. 1 Victoria Avenue Contacts: [email protected] 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 Pauline’s Gallery and Studio Environmental works in pen and paint 4 Barrack Street Open By Appointment Phone: 02102238837 https://www.paulineallomes.com Rayner Brothers Gallery 85 Glasgow Street, Whanganui Wednesday to Saturday 11am to 3pm 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. Contacts: V Donkervoort 343 6316 / 0274 599 448 or W Kelly 344 5495 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 Open Monday & Tuesday 10.00am to noon and some Saturdays Whanganui Regional Museum 62 Ridgway Street Mon-Sat 10am – 4.30pm NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz Yellow House Café Cnr Pitt & Dublin Streets Open 7 days, 8am to 4pm Enjoy art with your coffee!

Out of Town Galleries 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

ART WORKSHOPS VEDIC ART SUMMER SCHOOL 2019 Sat 5 Jan - Sat 12 Jan, 9.45am - 4pm daily Whanganui Swedish Vedic Art Tutor Lovisa Limseth will be facilitating the foundation course, the continuation course and a family Vedic art course. Come and immerse yourself in a week of self-discovery and colour-filled bliss.Vedic art is for every one... it allows your soul to paint; a creative retreat. Book: https://www.vedicart.com/


For a full list of future annual events go to: www.awaeventguide.co.nz. See I-Site Wanganui for details on all events. Billy Webb Challenge 10th Anniversary 2 December 2018 billywebbchallenge.co.nz Mainstreet Christmas Parade 8 December 2018, 2pm www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Carols by Candlelight Sun 9 Dec, 7pm Punch Bowl Virginia Lake Cemetery Circuit 26 December every year (note road closures) Wanganui Opera Week 7 - 20 January 2019 25th Anniversary! www.wanganuioperaweek.co.nz

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Glass Symposium 15-17 Feb 2019 Artists Open Studios 23 - 24 & 30 - 31 March 2019 Openstudios.co.nz

OPPORTUNITIES YOUNG ARTIST SCHOLARSHIP 2018 Fine Arts Wanganui Entry forms from Fine Arts Whanganui by 16 Nov 17 Taupo Quay, Whanganui E: [email protected]


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For details on opening hours and locations, please see our Gallery listings. TIME TO TALK Thu 1 Nov to Mon 31 Dec 8.00am to 4.00pm Yellow House Café Corner of Pitt and Dublin Street An exhibition of stories told between people important to each other and shared over a cup of tea. International and national artists. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) IT’S ABOUT TIME Fri 2 Nov to Sat 17 Nov Expressions Gallery 56 Guyton Street A stunning collection of over 30 refitted and freshly updated Mantel clocks from the 1940’s- 50’s period. 15 Whanganui artists come together to support and explore the challenge of the exhibition title. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) OPTIV101 MVP 2018 Fri 2 Nov, 5.30pm Opening Sat 3 Nov to Thu 15 Nov Whanganui Arts @ The Centre. Mon to Fri 10.00am - 4.00pm, Sat 10.00am - 1.00pm Optiv101 Studio Artists present their Personal Bests for 2018 and be in contention for the Optiv101 MVP Cup. FORM AND COLOUR – AMLA MEIJER Sat 3 Nov, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 16 Nov Space Studio & Gallery I created a line of jewellery that has no big ideas, social agendas and complexities. The pieces are about shapes, form geometry and colour. I call it Playful Minimalism. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) WANGANUI ARTS SOCIETY ANNUAL MEMBERS EXHIBITION Sun 11 Nov to Sun 23 Dec Cooks Gallery, Whanganui New works from our members. A great variety of media and styles. Available for purchase. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) BEJEWELLED – THE ENCHANTED GARDEN Sat 17 Nov to Fri 30 Nov Space Studio and Gallery Emma Cunningham presents a collection of jewels for the body and wall. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) PICTURE PERFECT PASTELS NADIA BLENKIRON Sun 18th Nov to Sun 23 Dec Mangaweka ‘Yellow Church’ Gallery, SH1. Nadia is a renowned ‘graphic artist’ producing posters, clipart, and drawings. She was an award winner at the 2017 Mangaweka Fakes & Forgeries. This exhibition features over 20 large format colour pastel drawings of famous people, places, and iconic advertising imagery. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) JANE AUSTEN Mon 19 Nov Juxtaposition 25a Drews Ave (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times)

HEADS ROAD Fri 23 Nov 5.30pm to Sat 22 Dec Rayner Brothers Gallery Rayner Brothers annual end of year group exhibition Featuring an array of cranial-themed works by 40 artists. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) YOU SWING, I SWAY Fri 23 Nov 5.30pm to Sat 22 Dec Gallery 85 New works by Rachael Garland

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS: RACHAEL GARLAND - JUST ANOTHER DAY WITHOUT YOU To Fri 2 Nov Space Studio & Gallery A new body of work in 2D and 3D that explores the concept of absence. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) MeGa ART SALE To Mon 5 Nov Mangaweka ‘Yellow Church’ Gallery SH1 A pre-Christmas group show ‘SALE’ featuring affordable paintings, crafts, art-tiles, curios & collectibles, also includes 25% off all original Richard Aslett Photography. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) THE NATURE OF BEING BECKA LEE To Mon 5 Nov Edith Gallery, UCOL Campus, 24 Taupo Quay, Whanganui An exhibition addressing the existential questions of life: birth, purpose and mortality. Artist in attendance Thu-Sun 11.00am to 2.00pm or by arrangement. Contact 0224919395 WITH GUSTO - HEINA PETZOLD To Thu 8 Nov Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery Heina is thought to be the only enamel-glass artist in New Zealand contemporary large-scale works in this historically significant medium. His vision for this part of the world is to bring this ancient art to the forefront of contemporary expression. Four pieces of his ‘Faultline Series’ will be included. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) IN THE HAND To Sun 11 Nov Upstairs at the i-SITE, 31 Taupo Quay A group show featuring ceramic, jewellery and mixed media works on an intimate scale. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) PAINTINGS BY WALTER KIRBY To Sat 17 Nov Gallery 85 (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) MYSTERY BOX – AN EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY MARK RAYNER To Sat 17 Nov Rayner Brothers Gallery (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) NEVERMORE To Mon 19 Nov Juxtaposition 25a Drews Ave (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times)

NOVEMBER 2018  www.facebook.com/awaeventguide  #awawhanganuievents EDITH COLLIER: AHEAD OF HER TIME To Sun 25 Nov Sarjeant on the Quay Portraits of women by Whanganui artist Edith Collier (1885 – 1964), selected from the Sarjeant Gallery and Edith Collier Trust collections. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) ELIJAH LAMONT - MIDNIGHT MEANDERINGS To Fri 30 Nov Inkt Extended for another month! Local artist Elijah Lamont, graphic designer by day doodler of delusions and weirdness by night, shares a collection of his latest visual regurgitations and midnight meanderings. Stop in to check out this colourful, creative and funky display! Instagram: @ spaciousmind DENDROCHRONOLOGY GLEN HAYWARD To Sun 2 Dec Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times) 125: CELEBRATING WOMEN FROM THE COLLECTION To Sun 17 Feb 2019 Sarjeant on the Quay. (See Gallery Listings for opening days and times)

IMPROV AT THE REP N Fri 2 Nov, 6pm doors open for 7pm start Wanganui Repertory Theatre, Ridgway St Special Events Licence Granted! ARTS FEST TARANAKI To Sat 3 Nov http://www.artsfestst.co.nz

WANGANUI JAZZ CLUB  Sun 4 Nov, 5.30pm Doors Open 6.30pm – 8.30pm Music St John’s Club, 158 Glasgow Street Rodger Fox with the River City Big Band and The Manawatu Jazz Club Big Band Members $10, Others $20

 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. WHANGANUI MUSICIANS CLUB NIGHT Fri 2 Nov, 7.00pm Open Mic Musicians Club, 65 Drews Ave Guest Band Wellington Heads Entry $5 members, $10 non Enquiries: Annie Keating 021 154 615; Clare Gibney 021 022 79729

 ART IN THE GARDEN Sat 3 & Sun 4 Nov, 9am to 4pm QT Nursery, 60 Papaiti Road, Annual event hosted by the Whanganui Potters Society. Local WANGANUI CITY GUIDED  WALKING TOURS artists will be displaying and selling a large variety of different art works, Depart from i-Site including sculpture, paintings, Contact: 06 349 3258 ceramics, metalwork and woodwork. Cost $10 per person Try your hand at clay or fire a Raku clay piece. Come and browse ART JOURNALING CLASSES  throughout the lovely QT Nursery COMMUNITY gardens, buy some unique art work Tuesdays, 5.30-7.30pm for your garden or purchase LeftBank Art Supplies, 19 Taupo Quay Christmas presents for friends and Get creative by learning a variety of family. Free entry. techniques, media and activities for art journals. WANGANUI AMATEUR email: [email protected] DANCESPORT CLUB SOCIAL Sun 4 Nov, 7.00pm -9.30pm WANGANUI GREYHOUND % St Andrews Hall, Bell Street RACING Ballroom, New Vogue, Latin. Social Wednesdays from noon, Friday nights dances. from 4.30pm Visitors welcome: $10 each. Hatrick Raceway Contact: Graeme 027 434 1823 Free entry, bar, TAB and restaurant on site. WHANGANUI MUSICIANS www.wanganuigreyhounds.co.nz CLUB Wed 7 Nov, 7.00pm CEROC DANCING Musicians Club, 65 Drews Ave Wednesdays and Fridays Folk Blues – The Legends. Canadian Peat Street Studio Manitoba Hal and NZer Paul 82-92 Peat Street (Cnr Peat St and Pitt Jonson, Blues Ukelele Tickets $15 St) members, $20 non Enquiries: Annie Facebook / www.ceroc.co.nz Keating 021 154 615; Clare Gibney (See Gallery Listings for times and 021 022 79729 prices) 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. Contact: V Donkervoort 343 6316 / 0274 599 448 Or W Kelly 344 5495

ART FIX: ! DENDROCHRONOLOGY Thu 8 Nov 2.00pm Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay Local artist Tom Turner will lead a discussion about Glen Hayward’s work, Dendrochronology. Participants are welcome to join the discussion. Followed by a cup of tea at Mud Ducks.

TEA WITH THE DAMES N Thur 1 Nov, 6.30pm Confluence, 15 Watt Street Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. The four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce about their humble beginnings in the theatre. Thoughtful Thursdays documentary screenings . $10 door sales See Ad for full details

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUELN Thu 8 Nov, 6.30pm Confluence, 15 Watt Street A decade after “An Inconvenient Truth” (2006) brought climate change to the heart of popular culture, the follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Thoughtful Thursdays documentary screenings $10 door sales See Ad for full details

MICHAEL HOUSTOUN IN  CONCERT Fri 9 Nov, 7.30pm Royal Wanganui Opera House, St Hill St, Whanganui A solo recital featuring the Four Ballades of Chopin, together with music by Mozart and Bach. Final concert in the 2018 Chamber Music Wanganui subscription series.Tickets: RWOH Box Office in advance or on the night. Adults 35.00, Seniors 32.00, Subscribers 20.00 or prepay, Students 5.00. Further information: [email protected] com A REMEMBERANCE DAY  ORGAN RECITAL Sun 11 Nov. 2pm Wanganui Collegiate School Chapel Organist David Dobson from Wellington on the Lawton Memorial Pipe Organ. Entry by Koha (in aid of the organ restoration fund) A PLASTIC OCEAN N Thur 15 Nov, 6.30pm Confluence, 15 Watt Street In the centre of the Pacific Ocean gyre researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. All ticket sales from the night will be donated to A Plastic Ocean Foundation. Thoughtful Thursdays documentary screenings $10 door sales See Ad for full details EVENT: MUKA YOUTH ! PRINTS Sat 17 Nov 10.30am - 4.30pm Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay The Sarjeant Gallery has hosted the Muka Youth Prints exhibition and art sale for 17 years. Forty original, signed and numbered lithograhs by twenty artists will be exhibited and people under 19 years of age are invited to appreciate and select a piece of work to purchase to start their own collections. Works are $75. Pay on the day and collect a bit later. EMBRACE N Thu 22 Nov, 6.30pm Confluence, 15 Watt Street Thoughtful Thursdays documentary screenings Embrace follows body image activist Taryn Brumfitt’s crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we feel about ourselves and think about our bodies. $10 door sales. See Ad for full details WANGANUI MUSIC  SOCIETY END-OF-YEAR CONCERT Sun 25 Nov 4.00pm St Paul’s Hall, Wanganui Guest Artists Annabelle Stephens and Lauren Karl along with Schola Sacra Choir. Entry $5 at the door. Light tea to follow. SUNDAY GRAND JAM  Sun 25 Nov, 6.30pm The Grand Irish Pub, St Hill Street Free. Relaxed sing-around session for acoustic musicians, singers and listeners. All abilities & styles of music. www.facebook.com SundayGrandJam SAMSARA N Thu 29 Nov, 6.30pm Confluence, 15 Watt Street Thoughtful Thursdays documentary screenings Cinematic in every sense, Ron Fricke’s follow up to Baraka, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. A visual feast to marvel at on the big screen. $10 door sales. See Ad for full details

DICK WHITTINGTON & HIS CAT Thu 13 – Sun 23 December Wanganui Repertory Theatre, Ridgway Street A pantomime by Roger Hall Tickets: RWOH $25 with concession Door Sales Cash Only (See Advertisement for more details)


CHRISTMAS AT THE RACES Sat 1 Dec Wanganui Racecourse Wanganui Jockey Club’s 170th Celebrations www.wjc.co.nz MAINSTREET CHRISTMAS PARADE 8 December 2018, 2pm www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz

WHANGANUI FILM SOCIETY Whanganui’s #1 alternative for classic & contemporary art cinema. All screenings Mondays, 7pm at the Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum. Screenings open to members only unless stated otherwise. 2018 HALF YEAR memberships now available! Full programme and membership options at whanganuifilmsociety.org. nz. Contact [email protected] gmail.com. DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS (LES LEVRES ROUGES) Mon 5 Nov Belgium/France 1971, 101 mins, R16 Violence, Sex Scenes. In English. This cult classic is a sumptuous blend of highbrow European Art film and Campy lesbian vampire B-movie. Stars Delphine Seyrig as an ageless Countess who seduces a trouble newlywed couple at an isolated Off-season resort. LISTEN TO MARLON Mon 12 Nov United Kingdom, 2015, 103mins, M Offensive Language. Brando in his own words. With never-before-seen photos, audio and film footage, British documentarian Stevan Riley delivers an enthrallingly intimate look At the brilliant, troubled and always charismatic Marlon Brando THE INNOCENTS (LES INNOCENTES) Mon 19 Nov France/Poland 2016, 115 mins, M Sexual violence, suicide, content that may disturb. In French, Polish & Russian with subtitles. A young French doctor finds herself caught up in the lives of nuns at a Polish convent, traumatised and shamed by their experience of war. “Shines a glimmer of hope on a period of great doubt” Washington Post. CLOSING NIGHT & WFS 2018 AGM OF HORSES AND MEN (HROSS I OSS) Mon 26 Nov Iceland, 2013, 81mins, R13 sex scenes, offensive language, content that may disturb. In Icelandic with subtitles. In a rugged valley in Iceland, people and horses have lived together for centuries. This collection of tales, tall and true, explores their curious, complicated bonds, spectives on Western culture and Chinese labour. Public screening: Members free, non-members welcome by donation.