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Arts Access Aotearoa Announces Recipients Of Fellowships

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 12:33 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Artists, a creative space and projects built around access, inclusion and participation in the arts are recipients of Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2023, announced by Arts Access Aotearoa today. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2312/469c2f56cebe1dcbf186.jpeg" ... More >>

Moe Moe Ra, To Matou Kaumātua Aroha Nui

Monday, 11 December 2023, 10:42 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Aotearoa mourns the passing of our beloved Kaumātua, The Venerable Wiremu Kaua ONZM, JP (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Horowai, Rongowhakaata, Rakaipaaka, Te Aitanga Hauiti). Always big-hearted, inclusive and witty, Bill was ... More >>

Arts Access Aotearoa Calls For Applications To Its Fellowships 2023

Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 2:20 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2310/868603e4286858242b55.jpeg" width="720" height="450"> Arts Access Aotearoa, the key organisation in New Zealand supporting accessibility and inclusion in the arts, is ... More >>

Call For Council To Invest In City’s Brand And Unique Character

Wednesday, 29 March 2023, 2:10 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2303/f205d7e1f64ef421b675.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> Auckland Council’s proposed $35.6 million cut in funding for the arts in Tāmaki Makaurau would damage the city’s ... More >>

Arts Access Aotearoa Announces Recipients Of Fellowships

Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 3:10 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Artists, a creative space and projects built around access, inclusion and participation in the arts are recipients of Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2022, announced by Arts Access Aotearoa today. The fellowships initiative is Arts ... More >>

Conference To Ignite Creative Spaces Sector

Thursday, 15 September 2022, 12:25 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Aotearoa is calling for registrations to Ngā Wāhi Auaha Creative Spaces Conference 2022, a free event taking place online over 1 and 2 November 2022. The conference’s theme of “igniting possibilities” celebrates everything that creative ... More >>

Whakairo Revival At Auckland Prison

Monday, 5 September 2022, 2:59 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

“Toi whakairo is about so much more than just carving. It’s about whakapapa and respecting the tapū in the whare; making a deeper spiritual connection; listening to the wood speak to you; and following appropriate whakairo tikanga Māori protocols, ... More >>

Arts Access Aotearoa To Launch First Podcast Series

Tuesday, 30 August 2022, 2:43 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Aotearoa is launching its first podcast series, featuring champions of accessibility in the arts and profiling disabled artists. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/39b07cb6261c2cffdfa1.jpeg" width="720" height="513"> Sam Morgan, Digital Content ... More >>

Applications Open To Arts Access Aotearoa’s Fellowships

Friday, 5 August 2022, 12:14 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Applications to Arts Access Aotearoa’s inaugural Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2022 have opened. The fellowships will give the recipients financial support to create or develop an arts project or new work. The four fellowships, ... More >>

How The Arts Build Social Cohesion

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 12:01 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Access and inclusion to arts and culture affirms our identity and sense of belonging. A pandemic, however, has brought with it all manner of disruptions, restrictions and cancellations of what we took for granted. More >>

Embracing Change During A Global Pandemic

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 2:31 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

When Ruth Harvey left New Zealand in 2015 to work in the United States, she never imagined she would end up helping to guide a community arts organisation through the impacts of a global pandemic. Ruth, now back in New Zealand, blogs about the ... More >>

Commission To Write Solo Show For Tahi Festival

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 12:14 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Wellington writer, spoken-word poet and playwright Helen Vivienne Fletcher has received a commission to write a play from the TAHI Festival, an annual festival of solo performance in Wellington. Helen Vivienne Fletcher Helen is writing a full-length solo play, ... More >>

Students Champion Accessibility In Paper Jam

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 5:38 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Brand new Wellington company Imaginaries Theatre brings joy to the stage with a focus on sustainability and accessibility. Their wacky and imaginative workplace devised show, Paper Jam , premieres at BATS Theatre from 25 to 29 January. Cast members ... More >>

Waikato Creative Spaces To Help Address Gap

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 3:20 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Findings from research about the creative spaces sector , conducted by Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage back in 2019, showed the need for more engagement and partnerships with Māori and Pacific communities. Artists refining their designs ... More >>

Using Christchurch as a giant creative space

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 1:53 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

The White Room Creative Space in Christchurch will extend its hours and wants to use the city as a “giant” creative space, thanks to funding it’s received through the Government’s three-year Creative Spaces Initiative. Delivered by Manatū Taonga ... More >>

Winton and Margaret Bear Charitable Trust grants 2021

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 10:31 am | Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Aotearoa is calling for applications for grants to the Winton and Margaret Bear Charitable Trust. The grants will support the development of talented young artists living in the Greater Wellington region who face barriers in pursuing their ... More >>

Awards Celebrate Tikanga And Toi Māori At Hawkes Bay Regional Prison

Saturday, 10 July 2021, 8:05 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Accolade The vision, innovation and commitment of staff at Hawkes Bay Regional Prison were recognised this week with two leadership awards and the Arts Access Accolade at Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2021, presented by Arts Access ... More >>

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2021 Celebrate Diversity And The Arts

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 2:18 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

An award-winning dancer, arts projects, a creative space nurturing mental health and wellbeing, a theatre company committed to accessibility, and leadership in delivering arts programmes in prisons were celebrated this week at Te Putanga Toi Arts Access ... More >>

Call For Nominations To Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2021

Monday, 22 February 2021, 12:18 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Do you want to see an outstanding Deaf or disabled artist recognised? How about an inclusive project or programme celebrating community arts? Or a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Te Putanga ... More >>

Updated Guide To Increasing Arts Accessibility

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 1:22 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

“I want more than inclusion. I want equity and an arts sector committed to including disability artistry in its annual programme of works rather than a tick-box measure or one-off accessible performance,” says Pelenakeke Brown, one of a dozen artists, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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