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2 Game Changing Destinations for 3 NZ Artists

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:11 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Time, space, and inspiration are what dreams are made of. But this week, dreams turn into reality for three New Zealand artists who will be awarded two of New Zealand’s most coveted international residencies: the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship ... More >>

Fundraising Success to Send Writer to France

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 11:54 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship has been secured in perpetuity following a campaign that raised just over $800,000. More >>

Challenge of a lifetime for art students

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:34 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Arts Foundation Laureate artists to create work with high school art students Media Release: For Immediate Release More >>

Funding cut to increase pressure on philanthropy

Friday, 1 April 2016, 4:32 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Arts Foundation says philanthropic support for the arts has the potential to plug some of the gap left in arts funding announced by Creative New Zealand today. More >>

Historic opportunity for writers

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 9:19 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

It’s official. Kiwis love literature - and many generous New Zealanders have come together to ensure that a coveted overseas opportunity for writers is able to continue. More >>

Pioneer artist honoured with Arts Foundation Icon Award

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 8:27 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Visual artist Jim Allen (MNZM), widely considered a pioneer in his field, has been recognised by the Arts Foundation of New Zealand as an Icon. More >>

Fly My Pretties Take the Stage for the Isaac Theatre Royal

Monday, 23 February 2015, 10:44 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Four years after the Isaac Theatre Royal was critically damaged by the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes, necessitating extensive rebuild and restoration, theatre management have joined with the largest ever ‘Fly My Pretties’ cast, and 1250 concert goers ... More >>

Who will be the next Arts Foundation Icon?

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 10:19 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Arts Foundation have opened up nominations to the public, for the prestigious Arts Foundation Icon Awards . Launched in 2003, the Icon Awards – Whakamana Hirangi, are New Zealand’s most prestigious artistic honour. They are limited to a living ... More >>

Philanthropy to save Menton Fellowship

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 4:20 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

New Zealanders are gearing up to save the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship, a 45 year old Fellowship for New Zealand writers. Some of our finest literary geniuses have benefited from the Fellowship, including Janet Frame, Maurice Gee and Witi Ihimaera. ... More >>

Farewell Ath, a Great New Zealander

Saturday, 17 January 2015, 10:30 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Sir Ian Athfield received an Icon Award from the Arts Foundation in 2013. At New Year he was made Knights Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to architecture. Today we had the sad news that he has died. The Patrons, Trustees, ... More >>

2014 Westpac New Zealand Arts Awards recipients announced

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:02 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Following a ceremony at SkyCity Theatre this evening, the Arts Foundation of New Zealand has announced the 2014 recipients of their Laureate and New Generation Awards, the Harriet Friedlander New York Residency and Award for Patronage donations, including ... More >>

Professor Jack C Richards receives Award for Patronage

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 12:30 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Professor Jack C Richards has been announced as the recipient of this year’s Arts Foundation of New Zealand Award for Patronage, one of the Awards to be presented at the 2014 New Zealand Arts Awards on the 3rd of November at SkyCity Theatre. The ... More >>

The New Zealand Arts Awards 2014 - On Sale Now

Friday, 5 September 2014, 3:32 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Arts Foundation is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the New Zealand Arts Awards at Auckland’s SkyCity Theatre on November 3. Close to half a million dollars will be awarded to extraordinary New Zealand artists at varying ... More >>

2013 Arts Foundation of New Zealand Icon Awards

Monday, 5 August 2013, 2:30 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Five of New Zealand’s most acclaimed artists have today been honoured for their extraordinary artistic achievements at the Arts Foundation’s prestigious Icon Awards. More >>

New Zealand Art Gets Major Crowdfundng Boost

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 9:15 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Boosted announces launch date and Entrepreneur Derek Handley as Chairman Boosted, the Arts Foundation’s crowdfunding website, is set to launch on Thursday 21st March and will provide an exciting new way for New Zealanders to engage in the arts. Boosted ... More >>

Arts Foundation announces 2012 funding recipients

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 10:20 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Arts Foundation to announce its 2012 funding recipients On Tuesday October 2, the Arts Foundation will award over $400,000 to nine artists, at this year’s Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards More >>

New Zealand’s Premiere Arts Awards

Wednesday, 26 September 2012, 2:42 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The 2012 Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards will be presented on Tuesday 2 October, in The Cloud on Auckland's Waterfront. More >>

Save the Date: Tues 2 Oct

Thursday, 9 August 2012, 3:49 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Click for big version. Laureate Award Statuettes, designed by Terry Stringer. Photo by Ken Baker SAVE THE DATE - 2 October 2012 More >>

Boosted by the Arts Foundation

Friday, 13 April 2012, 5:27 pm | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

With the support of the Lion Foundation, the Arts Foundation is building a website that we predict will raise millions in new funds for the arts every year. The site, www.boosted.org.nz , is the first new major initiative to fund the arts in decades. More >>

Millions For The Arts

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 9:40 am | Arts Foundation of New Zealand

With the support of the Lion Foundation, the Arts Foundation is building a website that it predicts will raise millions in new funds for the arts every year. The site, www.boosted.org.nz , is the first new major initiative to fund the arts in decades. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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