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NZ Sculpture OnShore 3 -12 November

NZ Sculpture OnShore 3 -12 November

Fort Takapuna Historic Reserve, Vauxhall Road, Devonport Open daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

The stunning parkland site of this 19th century naval fort with its amazing views to Rangitoto and the Hauraki Gulf is once again the venue for NZ Sculpture OnShore, a significant fundraiser for women’s refuges. With the dramatic landscape as a background, some artists have been inspired to create site-specific work for the 2006 exhibition

All the sculptures are for sale and in 2004 the exhibition resulted in $200,000 being donated to refuges throughout the country. Once again Рlocal North Shore schools will exhibit their art in the Historic Fort and added attractions include a sculpture shop for smaller outdoor works, a caf̩ and guided tours of the exhibition at 11am daily.

Gala Opening 2 November, 5 - 8pm
Gala Tickets from (09) 489 6200, or order at www.nzsculptureonshore.co.nz - $75 to benefit NZ Women's Refuges

Preview of the exhibition with an opportunity to meet the artists along with music, wine and food at sunset. A stunning event for the Shore!

Exhibition curated by Helen Schamroth has works for sale by over 100 New Zealand artists including:

Gretchen Albrecht • Chris Charteris • Bronwynne Cornish • Paul Dibble • Fatu Feu’u • Charlotte Fisher • Christine Hellyar • Humphrey Ikin • John Ioane • Virginia King • Gregor Kregar • Barry Lett • Lauren Lysaght • Paul Mason • Neil Miller • Garry Nash • John Papas • Matt Pine • Terry Stringer • Marte Szirmay • Richard Thompson • Jeff Thomson • Barbara Ward

For further information on this 6th biennial sculpture exhibition organised by Friends of Women's Refuges including a list of all exhibiting artists, Children's Sculpture @ The Fort, public transport, please visit www.nzsculptureonshore.co.nz

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