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

 


Artists In Action --- A New Arts Trail For Miramar Peninsula

Press release

Artists In Action--- A New Arts Trail For Miramar Peninsula, Wellington


Click for big version.

The Miramar Peninsula, minutes from central Wellington, is home to the most productive, prolific and exciting creative community in New Zealand.

Already known for the International film industry created by Weta and Peter Jackson, there is also a large concentration of excellent artists living and working in the area. The newly formed Miramar Peninsula Art Trail will present an Artists in Action weekend March 8th and 9th, 2014 when you can follow a specially produced art trail map and meet over 20 artists in their studios. This is an opportunity to see artists in their own environments, painting, sculpting, potting, print-making and crafting unique and beautiful work.. You can discuss technique, ask questions and purchase or commission quality art from the artists, knowing its story from the artists themselves.

Surrounded by scalloped bays and sparkling seas the Miramar Peninsula The area is known for its great beauty and fine dining from charming cafes to sophisticated restaurants, many of whom have helped to sponsor this special event. A great day out for locals and visitors and a treasure hunt!

The $10 ticket to the event provides entry into a painting draw if 10 or more studios are visited. Tickets can be purchased online at www.mpat.co.nz or direct from the Clay Penguin, 13 Hector st, Seatoun.

SHORT ONE:

ARTISTS IN ACTION

On the Miramar Peninsula, minutes from Wellington, an unusual concentration of artists working help form the most productive, prolific and exciting creative community in New Zealand. On Saturday and Sunday, March 8th and 9th, 2014 from 10AM to 4PM all the artists on the Peninsula will be in their studios at work with their paintings, sculptures, prints and pottery available for sale and the methods and stories behind their work revealed. Your $10 ticket fee enters you into a draw for a painting by one of 20 participating artists if you visit 10 studios. Tickets can be purchased online at www.mpat.co.nz or direct from the Clay Penguin, 13 Hector st, Seatoun. There are a number of charming cafes and restaurants along the trail, all in an area of exquisite natural beauty.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Flagging Enthusiasm: Gareth Morgan Announces Winner Of $20k Flag Competition

The winner of the Morgan Foundation’s $20,000 flag competition is “Wā kāinga / Home”, designed by Auckland based Studio Alexander. Economist and philanthropist Gareth Morgan set up the competition because he had strong views on what the flag should represent but he couldn’t draw one himself. More>>

ALSO:

Books: The Lawson Quins Tell Their Incredible Story

They could have been any family of six children – except that five of them were born at once. It will come as a shock to many older New Zealanders to realise that Saturday July 25 is the Lawson quintuplets’ 50th birthday. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Wartime Women

Coinciding as it does with the movie Imitation Game which focusses on Alan Turing breaking the Enigma code in Hut 6 at Bletchley Park (“BP”), this book is likely to attract a wide readership. It deserves to do so, as it illustrates that BP was very much more than Turing and his colleagues. More>>

Maori Language Commission: Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori 2015

The theme for Māori Language Week 27 July – 2 August 2015 is ‘Whāngaihia te Reo ki ngā Mātua’ ‘Nurture the language in parents’. It aims to encourage and support every day Māori language use for parents and caregivers with children” says Acting Chief Executive Tuehu Harris.. More>>

ALSO:

Live Music: Earl Sweatshirt Plays To Sold Out Bodega

The hyped sell-out crowd had already packed themselves as close as they could get to the stage before Earl came on. The smell of weed, sweat and beer filled Bodega – more debauched sauna than bar by this point. When he arrived on stage the screaming ... More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news