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Lace and textile lovers, don't miss this weekend


CONTENTS:

* 'It's a Textiles World After All' weekend
* Friday gallery talk with Anne Glennie from the Woolshed Potters exhibition
* The Winter Series Music Concerts


'It's a Textiles World After All' weekend

Saturday 5, Sunday 6 July


As part of our new season of textiles exhibitions, Pataka is holding workshops, floortalks and in gallery demonstrations. All Free.


LACE KNITTING - Chart and Design for Knitting; IKAT AND KASURE TIE DYEING; WEAVING DEMONSTRATIONS; LIGHTWAVES EXHIBITION FLOOR TALK; SHABORI DYEING; LACE IDENTIFICATION; ALL DAY GALLERY DEMONSTRATIONS; LIGHTWAVES FLOORTALK; KNOTS, LOOPS AND TWISTS; JUDY TURNER - GUEST CURATOR FLOOR TALK.


All Free (Some workshops require registration)

SATURDAY 5 JULY


10am - 4pm
WEAVING WORKSHOP
The Professional Weavers Network - The weavers will have a variety of looms set up for you to try.
ALL WELCOME.
Location - Education Space.


10am - 12 noon
LACE KNITTING
Chart and Design for Knitting workshop.
Limited to 10 people so phone 237 1511 to register your spot in this workshop.
Location - Helen Smith Community Meeting Room.


10am - 12 noon
IKAT AND KASURI TIE DYEING 1
With Rebecca Spinks - Hand weaver and textile designer. (To accompany Ikat and Kasuri tie-dyeing 2, Sunday 6 July).
Limited to 10 people so phone 237 1511 to register your spot in this workshop.
Location - Helen Smith Community Meeting Room.


10am - 4pm
WEAVING DEMONSTRATION
Patricia Armour and Helen Lukes from the 'Professional Weavers Network'. ALL WELCOME.
Location - Education space.


1pm
LIGHTWAVES EXHIBITION FLOOR TALK
Elizabeth Arnold talks about the 'Lightwaves' exhibition. ALL WELCOME.
Location - Lightwaves exhibition space.


1 - 3pm
SHABORI DYEING 1
With Kathy McLaughlin
(To accompany Shabori Dyeing 2, Sunday 6 July).
Limited to 10 people so phone 237 1511 to register your spot in this workshop.
Location - Helen Smith Community Meeting Room


2 - 3pm
LACE IDENTIFICATION
Eleanor Trusler from the 'Faultline Lacemakers' will look over lace treasures that the public are invited to bring in. ALL WELCOME.
Location - Amazing Lace gallery space.


10am - 4.30pm
ALL DAY GALLERY DEMONSTRATIONS
Mana and Wellington Embroiderers Guilds, Whitireia Community Polytechnic Visual Arts, textiles students, Professional Weavers Network, Faultline Lacemakers and Jeanette Scharing - textile artist. ALL WELCOME.

SUNDAY 6 JULY


11am - 12 lunchtime
'LIGHTWAVES' FLOORTALK
Brigit Howitt talks about the Lightwaves exhibition. ALL WELCOME.
Location - Lightwaves exhibition space.


1pm
IKAT AND KASURI TIE DYEING 2
With Rebecca Spinks - Hand weaver and textile designer. (To accompany Ikat and Kasuri tie-dyeing 1, Saturday 5 July).
Limited to 10 people so phone 237 1511 to register your spot in this workshop.
Location - Education space.


1 - 3pm
SHIBORI DYEING
With Kathy McLaughlin(To accompany Ikat and Kasuri tie-dyeing 1 Saturday 5 July).
Explore colour combinations and then dye the samples previously prepared in the class held on Saturday. Limited to 10 people so phone 237 1511 to register your spot in this workshop.
Location - Education space.


1 - 3pm
KNOTS, LOOPS AND TWISTS
Massey University Textile Design students. ALL WELCOME.


2.30pm

JUDY TURNER - GUEST CURATOR OF 'SHARING STORIES' FLOOR TALK.
ALL WELCOME.


11am - 4.30pm
GALLERY DEMONSTRATIONS
Mana and Wellington Embroiderers Guilds, Whitireia Community Polytechnic Visual Arts textile students, Professional Weavers Network, Faultline Lacemakers and Jeanette Scharing - textile artist. ALL WELCOME.


Check our website - www.pataka.org.nz for further information.


Cnr Norrie and Parumoana St,
PORIRUA CITY, Wellington. Ph (04) 237 1511 Open Mon-Sat (10am-4.30pm) Sun (11am-4.30pm)

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Friday gallery talk with Anne Glennie from the Woolshed Potters exhibition

12.15pm, July 4 (Bottle Creek Gallery)
Anne will give us a talk about her work and about the Woolshed Potters.

Looking ahead to the following Fridays.
- July 11 Rosie White. Fabric artist. 'Amazing Lace' show.
- July 18 Robyn Parker. Weaver. 'Lightwaves' Show.
- July 25. Kathy Mclaughlan. 'Creative fibre' exhibition.(Bottle Creek Gallery)
- August 1 Kivani Moriarty. 'Tossed and Found' Jewellery exhibition

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The Winter Series Music Concerts

Sunday 6 July 2008 at 2pm
Sunday 6 July 2008 at 2pm Various pieces for Flute & Piano by: Sospiro (Christy & Nick Hunter- Flute & Piano Duo)


Where: Helen Smith Community Meeting Room Pataka Porirua Museum of Arts & Culture Cost: Friends of Pataka members free entry. Others $5.


And looking ahead to Sunday 13 July 2008 at 2pm
Various pieces for violin,piano and viola. by: Strings from NZ School of Music Melissa Lee, Kylie Nesbit, Charlotte Fetherston, Charlotte Fetherston, Charlotte Fetherston, Rafaella Garlick-Grice and Douglas Mews

PATAKA


Web: http://www.pataka.org.nz

PATAKA | PO Box 50218. Porirua, New Zealand | cnr Norrie and Parumoana St | Porirua | Wellington | New Zealand

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