Into the Sunshine

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The 19th of September 2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand. We are celebrating that momentous occasion, and how far we’ve come since then.

From the original suffragists fighting for their rights to having a say in the running of the country, to Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s first Prime Minister to have a baby while in office… women seem to be going from strength to strength.

We have invited artists from around New Zealand to respond to and interpret this wonderful subject in their work, and join us for a group exhibition. From painting and printmaking, to embroidery, sculpture and ceramics, we’ll revel in the diversity of talent and ideas around this liberating topic.

Participating artists include Angela Rowe, Kelly Pretty, Sally Spicer, Jane Whiting, Ali Goodman, Alice Astell, Linda Sabbage, Jane Cunningham, Christine Cook, Valerie Hunton, Paul Harris, Helen Hughes, Di West, Joan Emery, and International artist Claire Price.

Dates & Times

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More information

LocationYvonne Rust Gallery, 21 Selwyn Ave, Whangarei, Whangarei
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Cost No Charge
RestrictionsAll Ages

Venue details

Address21 Selwyn Ave, Whangarei
Phone(09) 4381215
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About this Venue

Rebuilt in August 2011 the Yvonne Rust Gallery offers a purpose build exhibition space displaying a wide range of art forms. The Gallery is at the heart of the Quarry Arts Center - a community facility offering a supportive, unique and dynamic space dedicated to the pursuit and development of creative practice.

This gallery is unique in that is it an application run gallery - meaning that artist apply to exhibit there work, this ensures that exhibitions are changing every 2 to 3 weeks and displaying all forms of art by both emerging and established artist to display their work directly to the public.

For information on the current show in the Yvonne Rust Gallery head to the Quarry Art Centre website www.quarryarts.org