Any visit to Christchurch brings vivid reminders of the devastation the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 inflicted on the city. Their impact on the community was unprecedented and along with the physical damage, the earthquakes caused other kinds of hurt. Keep Reading
Creative Spaces Community
Toi Ora Art Trust is a Creative Space in Grey Lynn, Auckland New Zealand.
Creative Spaces are organisations where people can make art, or participate in artistic activities such as theatre, dance, music, film and creative writing.
Below is a stream of content created in a growing number of Creative Spaces websites.
Mental Health Awareness Week Exhibition at Flux,Wellington Museum. Presented by a collaboration of creative spaces: Te Ara Korowai, The Shed Project, MIX and Vincents Art Workshop. 8 - 14th October, 10am - 5pm. All welcome, free entry. Launching Monday 8th 5 - 7pm with performance by the Avalanche Inclusive Band Come and see wellbeing in... Keep Reading
Vincents Gallery presents an exhibition celebrating the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 - 'Let Nature In'. Vincents artists have created a wonderful range of artworks in a variety of mediums which explore how nature makes us feel and how being in nature improves our mental health. Keep Reading
A new creative space in Wellington called Opportunity Arts will be launched on Tuesday 10 July at Thistle Hall in Cuba Street. Its creator, Eryn Gribble – also Co-ordinator of the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre – explains why she’s driven to launch another creative space in the Capital. Keep Reading
Vincents Art Workshop, situated in Wellington’s Willis Street Village, hums with artists, activity, ideas and regular exhibitions. Keep Reading
Included in the NZSL Awards, presented by Deaf Aotearoa on Thursday 10 May, were presentations to two people I admire for their work in increasing participation for Deaf people in theatre and film. Keep Reading
Outside, the rain has finally stopped and the sky begun to lighten. In here, a radio burbles quietly in the corner and five people have their heads bent over the art pieces they are working on. Keep Reading
The Shed Project will be at the Waikanae Show this year. Keep Reading
The Shed Project will be taking part in the 2018 Cigna Round the Bays, on Sunday 18 February 2018. We're supporting a group of the lads as they tackle the 6.5km "fun run/walk" from Frank Kitts Park to Kilbirnie Park. Keep Reading
At this time of the year, we tend to ask, “Where did the year go?” It’s good to pause and reflect on what we have achieved in our workplaces or personal lives. Keep Reading
Blog post about our percussion band 'Avalanche' and how they'll be performing at Wellington Disability Pride Day on 3 December 2017. Keep Reading
Disability Pride Week from 30 November to 5 December 2017 is coming soon. We are delighted to see conversations spreading and are certainly planting the seeds for 2018 and beyond. Internationally, over the past year the number of Disability Pride events taking place in multiple locations has increased compared to the previous year. We are... Keep Reading
Luxury getaways to New Plymouth, Auckland and Christchurch; dinner dates in fine restaurants; fabulous art from the quirky to the collectible; and tickets to live performance are just a few of more than 60 items up for grabs at the annual Awesome Arts Access Auction, to be held at the CQ Hotels Wellington on Thursday 30 November. Keep Reading
Disability Pride Week 2017 is happening around New Zealand from 30 November to 5 December 2017. The organisers are calling for disabled people, organisations and community groups to register their events. Keep Reading
It’s Friday and the morning sun adds warmth and light to the large space that is Artsenta. In one corner, a music group is singing Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah and in another, there’s a display of sculptures created for More Mad Ideas, an event organised by the Dunedin creative space as part of Mental Health Awareness Week from 9 to 15... Keep Reading