Courtney Johnston, Director of the Dowse Art Museum, leads a free workshop in helping to get artists better represented online through Wikipedia. Join us on Sunday 21st January from 12pm in Te Uru's Learning Centre for an afternoon of research and collective contribution as Courtney takes us through how to create, edit and expand a Wikipedia page.
For Life should be simple and good, Kerry Ann Lee re-imagines the Learning Centre Gallery as an ‘avant-garden’ - a space to cultivate questions and concepts of home and belonging, and sow seeds for creative growth. Here, visitors are invited to create a planter made from twigs, paper and clay...
Curator, writer and musician Balamohan Shingade responds to Kushana Bush: The Burning Hours with a free exhibition tour.
Roll Call attempts an archival record of love and labour; an exercise to fix down temporal actions with a performance style exhibition that brings together tangible and intangible moments. Over the duration of a week, Cristina Beth will type names onto a growing scroll that bears testament to the supporters of her Peace Poppy Project, reminiscent of the honour rolls that acknowledge the sacrifices of soldiers.
On the first Wednesday of every month, gallery staff give a free exhibition tour for older folk and friends who enjoy a casual chat about art.
The HEART'HEART performances are fuelled with fresh directions and surprises. From Scratch present early and new works, spiced with collaborations featuring Nell Thomas / Daniel Beban (Orchestra of Spheres), and Pitch Black (series one), New Pacific Music Ensemble, and Chris O'Connor (series two). Rhythmic and instrument invention lie at the heart of From Scratch and have earned the group an international reputation.
Join us for an audio introduction to the 546 Moons exhibition followed by a very special music performance by From Scratch. Nicola Owen and Te Uru gallery staff will give a guided tour of this exhibition including the opportunity to touch and play a selection of instruments with a From Scratch musician. This will be followed by a music performance by From Scratch.
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