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July School Holiday Programme: art for Miles

9 July 2018

Participants will create a sculptural portrait from unfired clay, inspired by Cat Thompson's ceramic artwork I cede to you. Thompson's work is featured in The Miles Art Awards 2018 exhibition.

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BOOM! Socially engaged projects: the art and value of caring with Darcell Apelu

25 July 2018

Let's talk about Public Art! Local artist Darcell Apelu will be discussing her award nominated artwork and how artists can involve communities to build socially engaged projects. 5.30 - 7pm. Free entry. Bookings Essential. Cash Bar Available.

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Evan Woodruffe Artist Talk

28 July 2018

Artist Evan Woodruffe will be leading a floor talk discussing his latest exhibition in the Atrium of the Tauranga Art Gallery titled 'the world is porous'. 10.30am to 12pm. Free entry. No bookings required. Photo by Kallan MacLeod.

Chinese Orchestral Performance

28 July 2018

You are invited to a performance by the Chinese Art Exchange Performers from Aquinas College. At the Tauranga Art Gallery from 1pm. Gold coin donation. All welcome.

Art for Kids - Fundraiser for the ArtBus

6 August 2018

Each year over 11,000 school children come to the Tauranga Art Gallery on a free ArtBus. For the first time, the Tauranga Art Gallery is running a fundraiser for the ArtBus; to ensure the transportation continues to be a free service. It all begins 6 August with fundraising raffles and concludes at an exclusive fashion event & auction on 8 September. To donate a raffle or auction item email funding@artgallery.org.nz

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Future Art of Fashion

30 August 2018

In association with Groundswell: A discussion with leading NZ practitioners exploring creative collaboration in fashion and art. Thursday, 30 August 2018. 5:30pm – 7.30pm. $10 per person.

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