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Changing perceptions about who can dance

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 3:46 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Auckland dancer Jesse Johnstone-Steele has been changing people’s perceptions about who can dance for the past 20 years. More >>

“Profound” impact of Beth Hill’s arts programmes

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 10:20 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

The vision, hard work and resilience shown by Beth Hill of Redemption Arts and Education Services has seen Northland Region Corrections Facility build an arts programme considered the benchmark for other rehabilitation and reintegration arts programmes in New Zealand. More >>

Lynn Freeman, champion of the arts

Monday, 6 August 2018, 9:21 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Lynn Freeman has been following, encouraging and championing New Zealand art and artists for nearly two decades now – as host of Radio New Zealand’s arts shows What’s Going On , The Arts on Sunday and now Standing Room Only . More >>

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards celebrate diversity

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 5:01 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

A dancer challenging perceptions about who can dance, a festival building new audiences in the disabled and Deaf communities, a partnership project providing creativity and connections for alienated youth, a creative space in Christchurch providing a ... More >>

Awards recognise arts leadership in prisons

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 4:59 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

A leader in developing an innovative arts programme in Northland Region Corrections Facility, and a creative project led by Hastings secondary school students and young offenders in the Youth Unit of Hawkes Bay Regional Prison have been recognised at ... More >>

Awards recognise arts leadership in prisons

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 10:08 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Awards recognise arts leadership in prisons A leader in developing an innovative arts programme in Northland Region Corrections Facility, and a creative project led by Hastings secondary school students and young offenders in the Youth Unit of Hawkes ... More >>

Profound impact of creativity on mental wellbeing

Monday, 9 July 2018, 12:05 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Findings from research, launched in Christchurch on Monday 9 July, demonstrate the “profound” impact of Ōtautahi Creative Spaces’ programmes on artists’ mental health and wellbeing. More >>

Eryn Gribble offers opportunity in the arts

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 4:19 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

A new creative space in Wellington called Opportunity Arts will be launched on Tuesday 10 July at Thistle Hall in Cuba Street. Its creator, Eryn Gribble – also Co-ordinator of the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre – explains why she’s driven to launch ... More >>

Raglan artist’s exhibition opens in UN building in New York

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 1:15 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

An exhibition of paintings by Raglan artist Yaniv Janson, called Please Do Touch , features in the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 14 June, coinciding with the annual UN meeting of the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. More >>

Waikato theatre director wins NZSL Arts Award 2018

Friday, 11 May 2018, 8:42 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Dr Laura Haughey, Artistic Director of the theatre company Equal Voices Arts and senior lecturer in Theatre Studies at the University of Waikato, was presented the inaugural NZSL Arts Award at last night’s New Zealand Sign Language Awards 2018 ... More >>

Call for nominations to Arts Access/Creative NZ Award 2018

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 6:49 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Aotearoa is calling for nominations to the Arts Access Creative New Zealand Arts For All Award 2018. This award recognises a performing arts company, literary organisation, festival, venue, producer or gallery that best demonstrates its commitment ... More >>

Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards 2018

Monday, 12 March 2018, 12:52 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Arts Access Awards, presented annually by Arts Access Aotearoa, close on Monday 16 ... More >>

Increased access at NZ Fringe 2018

Friday, 2 March 2018, 3:52 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

“There are no barriers to what performers present at the Fringe and so there should be no barriers to who can be part of it,” says Hannah Clarke, Director of the NZ Fringe Festival on in Wellington from 2 to 24 March. The festival is New Zealand’s ... More >>

Rodney Bell takes new dance works to Asia Pacific

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 1:42 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

International performances in Singapore and the Gold Coast of Australia are on this year’s calendar for dancer Rodney Bell, recipient of the Arts Access Artistic Achievement Award 2017, along with a New Zealand tour of his work Meremere . More >>

Students create mural for Cannons Creek

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:35 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

A new mural in Porirua, based on a picture book by Patricia Grace, has been created by local students from Glenview Primary School and Porirua Alternative School. Patricia Grace’s book Watercress Tuna and the Children of Champion Street is set in Cannons ... More >>

Contemporary art a feature of Awesome Arts Access Auction

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:30 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Contemporary art from the quirky to the collectible is a feature of this year’s Awesome Arts Access Auction, to be held at CQ Hotel Wellington on Thursday 30 November. More >>

Rossano Fan artwork a highlight of Arts Access Auction

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 10:56 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Artwork by the late Rossano Fan, a renowned Wellington architect and artist, will be available for purchase at the Awesome Arts Access Auction, on at the CQ Hotels Wellington on Thursday 30 November. Called Dougong xiāng: village at sunset , the ... More >>

Get along to the Awesome Arts Access Auction

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 1:39 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Luxury getaways to New Plymouth, Auckland and Christchurch; dinner dates in fine restaurants; fabulous art from the quirky to the collectible; and tickets to live performance are just a few of more than 60 items up for grabs at the annual Awesome ... More >>

Trish Harris’ poetry navigates hospital life

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 10:55 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Hospital life from a patient’s perspective is captured in Trish Harris’s first collection of poetry, My wide white bed , to be launched on Saturday 14 October at Pataka Art + Museum in Porirua. More >>

Dunedin's Artsenta Promotes Mental Health Awareness Week

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 11:19 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

It’s Friday and the morning sun adds warmth and light to the large space that is Artsenta. In one corner, a music group is singing Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah and in another, there’s a display of sculptures created for More Mad Ideas, an event ... More >>



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