Friday 30th November, 5.30pm-7pm. 2018 Wrap-up and 200 Show Opening. The Arts Village would like to invite you to join us on Friday 30th November, from 5.30pm to 7pm. We are gathering to celebrate the year we have had, and thank our amazing funders and community partners. This event will also mark the official opening of the fifth annual 200 Show – our beloved annual show which over the last four years has seen 300 local artists exhibiting more than 650 works. Thank you for your support of The Arts Village this year and helping us to make Rotorua a vibrant, creative, and empowered community.
Saturday 1st December to 26th January, 200 Show Exhibition in the Mosaic and Cottage Galleries, open to view during The Arts Village opening hours Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm and Saturdays 10am to 4pm.
Wednesday 5th December, 10:45am to 11:45am, Community Networking Morning Tea – Creatives and all other interested community members are invited to join us for an informal morning tea to share, build connections and find out about things coming up in Rotorua.
Wednesday 5th December, 5.30pm, The History of The 200 Show – Join us for a talk about the History of The 200 Show. How it came to be, how it has changed over the years, and why it is one of our favourite projects. Refreshments provided.
Saturday 8th December 2018, 10am to 4pm, Summer Festival & Artisan Fair – Get your Christmas shopping done supporting local and NZ artists and makers. Join us for a wide array of locally made art and craft with delicious food and beautiful music on Rotorua’s Outdoor Community Stage – with a free christmas themed children’s art activity running from 10am to 4pm.
Monday 17th December, 5.30pm, The Open Studios Project Preview – Free Entry Come and hear a bit about The Open Studios Project artists in residence for summer 2018-2019. We will hold pecha-kucha style presentations by the artists, followed by light refreshments and a chance to mingle. Held in the Eric Bridgman Studio at The Arts Village. View more details on the project at: www.artsvillage.org.nz/osp/