Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


What’s on @ Lopdell - 15/1/13

What’s on @ Lopdell

Serene Thain – Architectural Installation

January 7 2013 - February 9 2013
The materiality of everyday objects in our daily environment is the main interest and focus in many of Serene Thain’s artworks. These objects – found in our drawers, cupboards, bags, shelves in discount stores or hardware shops – are so much a part of our lives that we hardly notice them.

In the Curiosity Cabinet: Ontogeny by Michelle Wilkinson

Exhibition runs 16 January – February 2013
Michelle takes inspiration from elements in nature that are usually too small to be detected by the naked eye or are skimmed over and taken for granted. "I magnify them to create jewellery that contains forms that are at once familiar and unknown, derived from nature, creative explorations of scientific ideas". - Michelle Wilkinson

Make & Cake - Groovy Grocery Bags

Sunday 3 February, 1.30pm - 4pm
Recycle your plastic bags into a stylish new shopping bag. Some sewing skills needed. Bring along any brightly coloured bags you may wish to include in the finished item. Sewing machine optional.
Tutor Lisa Bearsley
Venue 5 Totara Avenue, New Lynn
Entry $30

Gallery Shop

New glass pieces by John Penman
Growing up between Aotearoa and Hong Kong, John has been influenced by the exotic tropical colours of the Far East, and the rugged natural beauty of New Zealand. His work is a melting-pot of Italian techniques, Chinese design influences and pure Pacific flavour.

Check out our Facebook page here for regular updates of what's on

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: Rushing For Gold

The first section focuses particularly on the Victorian connections – commercial, legal, mining and personal, including migration statistics. But for me the most interesting chapters were in the middle sections about the people of the goldfields. More>>

Comedy Festival Review: VOTE BATT

The political campaigning in the US over the last eight months or so has provided a stark insight into how far political candidates are willing to go. This background came into focus as “former comedian” – now politician – Tim Batt ushered people up into the front seats, passing out badges and taking photographs with his not entirely adoring public... More>>

HRH QEII's 90th: New Zealand Post Birthday Stamps Fit For A Queen

New Zealand Post is celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday with a special series of stamps and a limited edition silver coin. The Queen was born on 21 April 1926. To mark her birthday, New Zealand Post has produced ‘lenticular’ or moving stamps that feature nine different images of the Queen on just three stamps. More>>

ALSO:

Anzac Day: A Time To Stand Against Hatred

The Human Rights Commission says ANZAC Day is a time for New Zealanders to remember those things our grandparents stood for and stand up against intolerance and prejudice. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news