Get up to date with what's happening in Aotearoa's creative community - from daring overseas moves to award-winning moments, major announcements and bright signs for the future of New Zealand's arts and culture.
Could the next big import be international festival-goers? A veteran of the festival circuit explains why now is the time to promote our uniquely Kiwi events to the world.
To the uninitiated, the prospect of having your book translated into different languages is daunting and exciting, but how does it happen?
New Zealanders have dominated the winners list at this year's epic World of WearableArt award show - including the newly crowned Supreme winner.
It took half a decade, but artist Wendy Hannah has brought together an ambitious project that has created an installation the size of a bus - and brought many tamariki along for the ride.
It's been the talk of the creative community this week - but what does CNZ senior management's "significant failings" mean to those it looks to serve? Andrew Wood gives his thoughts.
Art in its myriad of forms is a dynamic force that will forever be intertwined and transformed by sexuality. But is tapping into your deepest desires and releasing them a path to more creativity?
What do you stand for? A manifesto can act as the succinct expression of the values underpinning your practice or organisation.
As Aotearoa celebrates Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Arts leader, performer and choreographer Jack Gray explains the crucial and powerful role Te Reo is playing in his current travels in the United States.
Instead of bringing in an overseas leader, one of the creative community's staples has brought an ex-pat home. Get the Lowdown on all the happenings and opportunities in your arts news bulletin.
Perhaps technology is not the greatest threat to your livelihood after all?
The Big Idea's Kim Meredith speaks with the freshly crowned Kea World Class New Zealand Awards Supreme Winner - Dr Maia Nuku, Oceania Curator for New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Convicted of indecent assault, James Wallace has been ostracised from the creative community. Now he's talking about his next 'great project' in the arts - don't let him buy his way back in.
Shannon Novak's Make Visible project puts the spotlight on LGBTQI+ communities in Taranaki - but what's being done to make it more visible? Andrew Wood investigates.
Do you know where arts stands as you get ready to cast your vote? The latest details and arts leader analysis along with creative community happenings around the country.
The magic of photography has cast an enduring spell for these two greats of the genre - Chris Forster sat down with them to reflect on their careers and found there's no slowing them down.
Renowned photographers, sculptors and dancers shared the stage with a groundbreaking singer on a rousing night to celebrate Aotearoa’s artistic depth of talent and longevity.
New guidelines have been released for the minimum hourly rate guidance for creatives applying for contestable grants.
More NZ artists, but no dedicated NZ pavilion at the world's leading arts exhibition - former Venice Biennale artists sound off plus all the creative opportunities, awards and recognitions you need to know about.
Deadlines loom that threaten to cut creative education options in Aotearoa's universities off at the knees - the creative community has been called on for a last stand.
"Exposure doesn’t taste very good on toast" - having open conversations about what we earn and how we manage money is the only way to a richer arts ecology.
The Government has confirmed the latest details - after the Resale Right for Visual Artists Bill passed its third reading in Parliament.
Do you have genuine passion for art, thrive on engaging with people, and have a strong affinity for organisation and systems? Join our close-knit and friendly team.
Whether you are an accomplished painter, a skilled sculptor, or a master of mixed media, we invite you to submit your work for consideration in the upcoming MMCA 2024.
We’re looking to fill a brand new role that is a perfect hybrid of in the office and on the floor to support the wide variety of Visitors that come to Q Theatre.
From large-scale shows to solo acts, immersive performance to extraordinary aerials, dance, tricking, parades and participation, we need you to blow the minds of our up-for-it audience.
We welcome applications from anyone wanting to stage their innovative work in a festival environment. Dance, theatre, music, live art, cabaret and beyond - we are open to all art forms!
The Youth Arts New Zealand (YANZ) team is looking for a values-driven leader to join the team as our next CEO!
Apply now for a British Council Connections Through Culture grant
Bring your love of the arts and management experience to become the new leader for McCahon House Trust.
Applications to pitch and showcase at the PANNZ Arts Market 2024 are closing soon, midnight, Sunday 1 October 2023.
Submissions for 2024 are open until October 1st, 2023, with the program and tickets available in March '24.
Bridging the gap between traditional & NFT Art.
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Always Song in the Water, an art exhibition that celebrates Moana Oceania through the work of renowned artists.
The Audio Foundation invites you to join us in marking the opening of, "A place to play a clarinet," an exhibition by J.A.Kennedy.
Bright young stars of Ngā Rangatahi Toa return to the stage this spring
INTERFACING features three women artists whose work draws on the ancient Celtic notion of ‘thin places’ where the distance between the sacred and the profane is collapsed; what we see there transforms us, unmasks us.
Portraits of creatives accompanied by their work
The healing powers of music is the theme of the song dedicated to New Zealand Chinese Language Week this year. “Driftwood” by 22 year-old Auckland-based musician Erin Geraghty, who performs as Erin G!, was launched in Wellington last night.
We have some additional capacity in our free face to face, video and phone counselling services for young people 12-24yrs in Auckland Tāmaki Makaurau right now, and know that some other services are under pressure.
Whitcoulls announce their Kids’ Top 50 Books List today (Friday, September 22, 2023) and with it reveal Dame Lynley Dodd’s classic book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy steals Harry Potter’s crown as the nation’s favourite children’s book.