What’s On

Friday 22nd March, 10am to 2pm, “Kōrero on: What do you think of CNZ’s Draft Strategy?” – Creative New Zealand  have released a draft strategic direction for the next 10 years and are seeking feedback and public comment. The Arts Village want to invite anyone in Rotorua who would like to, to join us for a two hour session look at this document together and discuss our thoughts.

Wednesday 27th March, 7pm to 8.30pm, ‘Stuff: A Play on Words’ by Patrick Evans – Tickets range from $0 to $20 per person,  PLAY ON is a live script reading series of New Zealand plays. It’s unrehearsed, unpredictable and unmissable. Join us for the first time at the Studio Gallery at The Arts Village. Tickets are ‘pay-what-you-can’ and start at $0 – all of the koha from tickets will be given towards funds being raised for Victim Support following the Christchurch terror attack of 15/3. Presented by Big Picture Minor Deets by arrangement with Playmarket NZ. The costs of this event are generously supported by funding from Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust towards projects and events at The Arts Village. Get your tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/play-on-at-the-arts-village-stuff-a-play-on-words-by-patrick-evans-tickets-59017326412

Wednesday 3rd April, 2pm to 3pm, Community Network Hui – Creatives and all other interested community members are invited to join us for an informal kōrero over a cuppa to share, build connections and find out about things coming up in Rotorua.

Friday 5th April, 5.30pm, Exhibition Opening ‘Art by Sarj’ , An exhibition of works by Sarj Hada. Sarj is an established local artist, originally from Nepal, working in a wide variety of styles and mediums. This show is a showcase in our cottage and Mosaic Galleries of works in 6 different styles painted on a variety of surfaces with many works for sale.

Saturday 6th April to  Saturday 27th April, Exhibition in Cottage & Mosaic Galleries: ‘Art by Sarj’ , An exhibition of works by Sarj Hada. Sarj is an established local artist, originally from Nepal, working in a wide variety of styles and mediums. This show is a showcase in our cottage and Mosaic Galleries of works in 6 different styles painted on a variety of surfaces with many works for sale.

Saturday 6th April to  Saturday 27th April, Exhibition in Studio Gallery: ‘Lost & Found’ , An exhibition of works from The Arts Village Archive.

Friday 12th April, 2pm – 3pm, Volunteer Feedback Friday session – Existing Volunteers of the Village along with new volunteers + interested members of the community are invited to join us over a cuppa for an informal kōrero. The aim is to share upcoming opportunities, events and discussion for everything volunteer based at the Village – your opinion matters!

Saturday and Sunday, 13th and 14th April 9am to 4.30pm, Animals & Anything In Pastel  Workshop in Studio Two – $150 (plus materials) – Learn colours and techniques for working with pastels from acclaimed local artist Maxine Thompson. Materials List available. Bring what you have and the rest will be available for sale, sets of pastels for hire and easels to borrow at the workshop. Bring Lunch. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. To book or find out more contact The Arts Village on 07 348 9008 or by email to office@artsvillage.org.nz