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KO TE ĀKAU | Poetics of Land, Water and Sky

REFINERY ARTSPACE
Weekdays | 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturdays | 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

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Ko Te Ākau — Poetics of Land, Water and Sky is a new installation and performance work created by visionary and internationally renowned artist Charles Koroneho in collaboration with Filament Eleven 11.

THROUGH THE EYE OF WHAKATŪ

NELSON PROVINCIAL MUSEUM
22 - 31 Oct | 10.00am - 5.00pm (4.30pm weekends)

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See the world how the future does, in Through The Eye of Whakatū. A group of Whakatū tamariki have been exploring climate change through the lens of a camera.

HE RARANGA KŌRERO | Weaving Conversations

THE SUTER ART GALLERY TE ARATOI O WHAKATŪ
21 - 31 Oct | 9.30am - 4.30pm

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The intricate overlaying and threading of flax fibres adds to the rich tapestry of Te Tau Ihu whakapapa and tells the unique stories associated with this art form.

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NELSON CITY CENTRE ARTWALK | Anytime or Tours

ELMA TURNER LIBRARY
(tours begin at Halifax St entrance)
Fri 22 Oct, Thu 28 Oct, Sat 30 Oct | 10.00am

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Nelson City Centre ArtWalk is an outdoor art gallery in Whakatū’s streets. With 26 sites, ArtWalk takes you on a journey past artworks by some of our most celebrated artists, as well as artworks that have a particular poignancy to Whakatū.

REFINERY ARTSPACE VISUAL ARTS HUB

REFINERY ARTSPACE
Weekdays | 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturdays | 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

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Experience it, be in it, craft it, share it. We’ve cooked up somethin’ special at the Refinery Visual Arts Hub (as if they don’t do special the rest of the year too).

VICKI SMITH | Repose

REFINERY ARTSPACE
Weekdays | 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturdays | 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

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Repose invites local and international artists to cross geographic boundaries and timezones to connect and create together.

SAMARA DAVIS | Ano me He Wharepuungawerewere

REFINERY ARTSPACE
Weekdays | 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturdays | 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

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‘Ano me He Wharepuungawerewere’ is a whakatauki that likens a beautifully carved or woven house (Wharenui), to that of a beautifully and authentically woven spider’s web. It can also be used to express or denote the ideas of a house full of spider webs, collecting dust.

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Important information for our ticket holders

Due to the ongoing uncertainties posed by the current COVID-19 outbreak, we have had to cancel most of our 2021 programme.

 

All ticket holders will be contacted about the cancelled events and offered a full refund.

 

Thank you for your understanding and support!