Dowse Art Gallery Exhibition: SOLO
Nov
10
to Mar 17

Dowse Art Gallery Exhibition: SOLO

  • 45 Laings Road Lower Hutt New Zealand (map)
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SOLO is a biennial exhibition that showcases new work by Wellington artists. Each artist is commissioned and supported by The Dowse to create a project especially for this exhibition. Featuring contemporary art across a range of media, the SOLO exhibition series provides a snapshot of art being made in Wellington and provides opportunities for artists to display new work.

SOLO 2018 will include local artists Andrew Beck, Deanna Dowling, Sonya Lacey, Dave Marshall, Matthew McIntyre Wilson (net maker) and Annie Mackenzie (weaver), with projects that span photography, film, ceramics, weaving and sculpture.

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Evening Lecture: THE ELEMENTS OF ART FOR QUILTERS - Lyric Kincaid
Feb
19
7:30 PM19:30

Evening Lecture: THE ELEMENTS OF ART FOR QUILTERS - Lyric Kincaid

Kick-start your creativity and learn about the basic elements and principles of good design. Learn why some colors fizz while others explode, why some quilts calm and some excite. This lecture will help you learn few simple tools from the artist’s kit that will help you take your work, whether traditional or contemporary, to the next level.

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CLOSING date for entries to Ailsa Craig Quilt and Fibre Arts Festival in Ontario, Canada
Dec
15
5:00 PM17:00

CLOSING date for entries to Ailsa Craig Quilt and Fibre Arts Festival in Ontario, Canada

All the details about entering your quilts to showcase the best of New Zealand quilts are on the Conditions of Entry page. Details of quilts you wish to enter, plus photograph, need to be entered by December 15th 2018. Quilts selected will need to be with us by March. Quilts do not need to be newly made for this exhibition. Any size is permitted.

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Craft and Quilt Fair - Karori Craft Centre
Nov
16
to Nov 18

Craft and Quilt Fair - Karori Craft Centre

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The Craft and Quilt Fair runs from Friday 16th - Sunday 18th November from 10am - 4pm each day.  It's a great place to be if you like crafts, quilts, buying local made items for xmas gifts, sewing, crochet, bags, jewellery, hand made items and more.  

Family Day: Saturday is our family day and we will have more of a festival feel with dress up photo shoots (perfect for Xmas cards/Xmas presents), face painting, lucky dips, lolly bags as well as crafting demonstrations from 2pm (Lace making, Spinning, Weaving etc).  Don't forget to bring your kids and tell your friends!  We'll also have some fun hands on kids crafts as well.  Kids activities will be in the back room. 

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