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That Blind Woman to co-present at Arts Access Awards

Monday, 19 June 2017, 2:18 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Dunedin artist and motivational speaker Julie Woods aka That Blind Woman will join Richard Benge, Executive Director, Arts Access Aotearoa in Parliament on Tuesday 4 July to present the Arts Access Awards 2017. “It’s essential that disabled ... More >>

Exhibition marks anniversary of art space

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 4:36 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

An exhibition showcasing the work of Room 5 artists will open on Monday 12 June, coinciding with the second anniversary of the art studio based at the Phillipstown Community Hub in Christchurch. More >>

David Shrigley exhibition inspires Room 5 artists

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:08 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Drawings by Christchurch artists, inspired by the David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind exhibition, will be displayed in the gallery of the Centre of Contemporary Art (CoCA) until Sunday 4 June. The display follows a visit to CoCA by twelve artists from Ōtautahi ... More >>

Te Manawa wins Arts Access Museum Award 2017

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 11:40 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Palmerston North’s Te Manawa, Museum of Art, Science and History has won the inaugural Arts Access Museum Award 2017 for its commitment to putting access and inclusion front and centre stage. The award was presented last night at MA17, Museum Aotearoa’s ... More >>

Simon Kerr’s journey through art

Friday, 31 March 2017, 11:29 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

An exhibition featuring artwork by Simon Kerr, On the Way to the Opera with the Drug Lord and Mr X, will open at the Potocki Paterson Art Gallery in Wellington on 7 April. More >>

Coffee and art, the perfect partners

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 11:14 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Coffee and art go hand-in-hand at Circa Café in the Christchurch suburb of St Albans, where regular exhibitions feature work by artists from The White Room creative space. More >>

Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards 2017

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 11:09 am | 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 3 ... More >>

Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards 2017

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 5:12 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 3 ... More >>

Shortland Street musical strikes chord with Deaf community

Monday, 20 February 2017, 5:26 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

The opportunity to see a New Zealand Sign Language interpreted performance of Shortland Street – the Musical , on during the Auckland Arts Festival 2017, has struck a chord with Deaf and hard of hearing people. More >>

Jacob Dombroski flies solo

Friday, 17 February 2017, 3:12 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

This is story is about strength, family and dreams; about overcoming fears, facing challenges and speaking up about your truth. Meet Jacob Dombroski, a young talent from Wellington, whose first solo performance, Big J Stylez, will be presented on ... More >>

Creative spaces capsule lands at Wellington’s Fringe

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 12:00 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

An exhibition that travelled from Invercargill to Auckland, collecting artworks from community-based creative spaces along the way, opens at the Gryphon Theatre in Wellington on 15 February as part of the New Zealand Fringe. More >>

Get along to the Awesome Arts Access Auction

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 12:24 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Luxury getaways to Taupo, New Plymouth, Auckland and the Wairarapa; dinner dates in fine restaurants; a package including tickets to the Fly My Pretties String Theory concert; a quilt created by women prisoners; and fabulous art are just a few of more ... More >>

Wellington celebrates Disability Pride Week

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 9:36 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Wellington will celebrate Disability Pride Week, an event initiated and led by the disabled community and opening at Te Papa on Sunday 27 November. More >>

Art space responds to Christchurch mental health crisis

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 2:18 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

“My mental health was suffering severely but with this process, and the support of Ōtautahi Creative Spaces and the people who work here, I’m creating. Not just on canvas but in my world and my daily life. It’s a very powerful way of healing.” More >>

Rodney Bell: dancing his memories

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 11:50 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

This story is about dreams and a long journey of self-discovery. It’s the story of a wheelchair user dancing memories from his life while challenging both his own body and his audience’s perceptions. More >>

Arts Access Awards celebrate artistic contributions

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 8:26 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

An artist who spent 12 years decorating the wharenui Te Poho o Hiraina in Gisborne, a community circus in central Auckland, partnerships providing artistic opportunities for Deaf and disabled people, and leadership in delivering arts programmes in prisons ... More >>

Applied theatre a tool for change at Arohata Prison

Monday, 27 June 2016, 12:08 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

“Theatre engages the heart and the mind. It’s a hyperlink to change,” said Richard Benge, Executive Director, Arts Access Aotearoa, at the graduation of six women from the intensive, therapeutic programme in the Drug Treatment Unit at Arohata ... More >>

Celebrating 25 years of children’s theatre

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 4:19 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Auckland’s Tim Bray Productions is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary of making children's theatre by bringing back some of its favourite shows in 2016 – all of which will include sign interpreted and audio described performances. More >>

Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards 2016

Monday, 22 February 2016, 5:10 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards 2016 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 ... More >>

Forums to Highlight Role of Theatre And Creativity in Prison

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 3:10 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

German theatre practitioner Uta Plate will lead a series of forums and workshops in New Zealand in February and March to highlight the role of theatre and creativity in prisons, in partnership with Goethe-Institut New Zealand and Arts Access Aotearoa. ... More >>

 

 

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