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Adam Art Gallery - Te Pataka Toi

The Adam Art Gallery - leading critical debate in visual arts - is a world-class public gallery. The newest purpose-built university gallery in New Zealand it offers a broad programme of exhibitions and events that foster the understanding and practice of national and international visual art and culture. Exhibitions present and critically interpret a range of disciplines including the visual arts craft architecture design and music and involve areas beyond the humanities.

Aigantighe Art Gallery

This unique museum holds New Zealand Asian Pacific and European art works from the sixteenth century to the present day including paintings by Frances Hodgkins C.F. Goldie van der Velden and Colin McCahon. There is also a sculpture garden of work by New Zealand Japanese and African artists.

Archives New Zealand

The site contains information on the National Film Unit Archives New Zealand's preservation work and features stories on filmmakers and films. The films can be streamed onto viewers' desktops using flash video with new titles being added every day. Films featuring on the site include Weekly Review and Pictorial Parade newsreels as well as one-off documentaries.

Artium Elegantium Studium

A New Zealand art gallery art tuition and education service offering classes workshops and individual tuition in painting drawing photography Photoshop and relief printing in Auckland Bay of Plenty and Waikato Districts.

Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Arts Foundation of New Zealand is a national private trust that supports all art forms through identifying and rewarding artistic excellence via impeccable processes. The Foundation enables New Zealanders to act collectively as patrons with the satisfaction of knowing that they are contributing to major award programmes and future projects in perpetuity.

CHART and Creative Northland

CHART (Culture Heritage Arts Resource Trust) has been set up to enable the community of Whangarei to develop and progress long term visions to support and build capacity to the sector. Creative Northland aims to enable the development and sustainability of the Northland creative industries arts sector.

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery offers a comprehensive educational programme that aims to inspire and educate participants. The Gallery receives a high number of school visits from pupils throughout Taranaki and New Zealand. Class programmes are tailored to make use of the current exhibitions. The Young Visionaries Club is a weekly art club for kids that runs on Sunday afternoons throughout the school term. The Gallery also runs a diverse school holiday programme. Participant ages and programme events vary throughout the holiday periods.

Jonathan Smart Gallery

This gallery features past and present New Zealand artists' works. Sales are available.

Milford Galleries New Zealand

The Milford Galleries of New Zealand Contemporary and Investment Art are located in Auckland Dunedin and Queenstown featuring exhibitions and artists details.

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage provides advice to the New Zealand government on culture and heritage matters. It assists government in its provision and management of cultural resources for the benefit of all New Zealanders and undertakes a number of activities that support and promote the history and heritage of our country.

Museum of Wellington City and Sea

Redeveloping the former Wellington Maritime Museum's focus to tell the Capital's broader social and maritime history has been key to the redevelopment project. The new museum now combines the best features of the former Wellington Maritime Museum with new stories of Wellington social history creating effectively Wellington's first museum of its own.

National Library of New Zealand

The National Library, apart from its vast collections of written material and images, also contains a gallery with an on-going exhibition schedule.

New Zealand Art History Teachers Association (NZAHTA)

NZAHTA is the national subject association for Art History.

Pataka Porirua

Pataka is a museum of arts and culture: Te Marae O Te Umu Kai O Hau - The cultural heart of Porirua City. The museum is dedicated to celebrating our heritage and showcasing the very best in contemporary Maori Pacific Island and New Zealand art.

Southland Museum & Art Gallery

Southland Museum & Art Gallery - Niho o te Taniwha - is the major cultural organization for the Southland region and serves a population of over 100000 people.

The Physics Room

The Physics Room exists to act as a catalyst for the development and promotion of ideas and debate through art. A central Physics Room aim is that parallel integrated activities be launched in their gallery publications website and other local public art projects giving the issues and ideas raised by the programme the widest possible dissemination and discussion.

The Suter

The Suter Te Aratoi O Whakatu is New Zealand's third oldest art museum and celebrated its centenary last year. The Suter occupies a building of historical significance has an important art collection and is a gateway to the region's arts and crafts. An interpretation of its Maori name is 'Art is the Pathway for Whakatu - Nelson' Contact Esther McNaughton Art Educator: esther@thesuter.org.nz

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APRA

APRA is a not-for-profit organisation that collects royalties on behalf of its 44000+ members including over 5000 New Zealand members and by agreement for all the copyright owners around the world. In addition APRA manages the reproduction rights business of its sister collecting society AMCOS (Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners’ Society). AMCOS represents virtually all music publishers in Australia and New Zealand and through reciprocal arrangements the vast majority of the world’s composers writers and music publishers.

Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi shares the stories of the Wairarapa and showcases the best in New Zealand and international art. This award-winning institution presents a range of exhibitions collections public programmes and events that help to celebrate the unique natural cultural and artistic heritage of the Wairarapa.

Arc Cafe

Arc Cafe Dunedin began in June 1997 and is owned and operated by the Arc Cafe Trust. The Cafe aims to enrich the lives of the public by providing a non-commercial media production house cafe and venue that supports and advances new cultures music and arts. The Cafe has live music free internet access and vegetarian food. The site provides a copy of the current and previous gig guides images and sound clips.

Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts Access Aotearoa is a charitable trust whose objectives are to ensure that and people and communities of New Zealand have unhindered access to the arts and opportunities to create perform and develop their own arts.

Arts Canterbury

Arts Canterbury is committed to profiling art galleries and artists in Christchurch New Zealand and districts. It is an incorporated charitable organisation governed by an elected executive committee whose membership is currently made up of artists business and community representatives from Timaru Selwyn Hurunui Ashburton Banks Peninsula and Christchurch.

Arts Foundation of New Zealand

The Arts Foundation of New Zealand is a national private trust that supports all art forms through identifying and rewarding artistic excellence via impeccable processes. The Foundation enables New Zealanders to act collectively as patrons with the satisfaction of knowing that they are contributing to major award programmes and future projects in perpetuity.

Artspace

Artspace is an Auckland-based charitable trust whose mission is to challenge inspire and educate the makers and readers of contemporary culture by producing exhibiting and communicating contemporary art from a point of view unhindered by the expectation of success or fear of failure.

Auckland Chamber Orchestra

The Auckland Chamber Orchestra collaborates with other arts disciplines to produce cutting edge arts events.

Auckland Live

The Auckland Live offers a range of arts presentations for the public of Auckland. It provides accessible motivating and engaging activities for students.

CHART and Creative Northland

CHART (Culture Heritage Arts Resource Trust) has been set up to enable the community of Whangarei to develop and progress long term visions to support and build capacity to the sector. Creative Northland aims to enable the development and sustainability of the Northland creative industries arts sector.

Copyright Council of New Zealand

Find information about the laws and copyright in New Zealand.

Creative Commons

Creative Commons (CC) provides free tools that let authors scientists artists and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from "All Rights Reserved" to "Some Rights Reserved."

Creative New Zealand

The role of Creative New Zealand is to develop and promote the Arts for all New Zealanders. Their web site has information on the roles and work of Creative New Zealand and how to apply to them for funding. It also provides arts resources and news with features such as: information sheets on New Zealand artists and their work; information about advocacy and research into the Arts in NZ; information about Maori and Pasifika Arts; news of NZ artists working overseas.

International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies

The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) is the first global network of national arts funding bodies. The mission is to create an international resource and meeting ground for all those whose public responsibility it is to support excellence and diversity in artistic endeavour.

McCahon House

Tutored visits are available for students at a reasonable cost. The educational content has been developed in conjunction with the NZ and NCEA school curriculum and Ministry of Education approved internal assessment support materials are available for teachers.

Millennium Public Art Gallery

The Millennium Public ART Gallery provides an accessible and informative forum for the arts in Marlborough with a strong commitment to quality and diversity to celebrate cultures in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Marlborough. Education programmes are available. Email: marlpublicart@xtra.co.nz

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage provides advice to the New Zealand government on culture and heritage matters. It assists government in its provision and management of cultural resources for the benefit of all New Zealanders and undertakes a number of activities that support and promote the history and heritage of our country.

National Library of New Zealand

The National Library, apart from its vast collections of written material and images, also contains a gallery with an on-going exhibition schedule.

New Zealand Arts on the Web

The arts have always played a significant role in New Zealand life and this collection provides comprehensive links to New Zealand arts web sites.

New Zealand Writers' Guild

NZWG – the New Zealand Writers' Guild - represents and supports New Zealand script writers. On this site you will find information news downloadable resources and much more.

North Shore City: Mairangi Arts Centre

The centre runs a large number of art classes. Top artists and tutors are employed to teach day and evening courses in the centre's well equipped studios. MAC also provides after school classes for children covering a wide range of art and craft subjects. The annual Education Programme is divided into four 8 week terms which coincide with the local school terms. Special children's holiday programmes are run during the school holiday breaks.

Pataka Porirua

Pataka is a museum of arts and culture: Te Marae O Te Umu Kai O Hau - The cultural heart of Porirua City. The museum is dedicated to celebrating our heritage and showcasing the very best in contemporary Maori Pacific Island and New Zealand art.

Puke Ariki

The essence of Puke Ariki is learning about who we are where we come from and where we are going. This quest for knowledge is so important that people throughout Taranaki and New Zealand have embraced the spirit of Puke Ariki and flown with it. The result is an inspiring two-wing complex that soars high in the heart of New Plymouth. Even the location is telling for Puke Ariki means Hill of Chiefs and was once the most important Maori site in Taranaki. Our knowledge centre is the first of its type in New Zealand and maybe the world.

Southland Museum & Art Gallery

Southland Museum & Art Gallery - Niho o te Taniwha - is the major cultural organization for the Southland region and serves a population of over 100000 people.

Te Hiringa i te Mahara - The Power of the Mind

Te Hiringa i te Mahara is a support service for Māori Secondary School teachers.

The Asia New Zealand Foundation

Through its activities in education business mediacultural research and policy studies Asia NZ aims to promote initiatives which deepen understanding and relationships between New Zealanders and the peoples of Asia. There site helps you find Asian artists and opportunities for students to engage in the many different Asian cultural opportunities.

The Big Idea

This site carries information on the New Zealand creative sector jobs commissions auditions and professional development opportunities. Professional awards and competitions and intern-ship opportunities are listed. A weekly creative sector magazine is provided with local and international content. There is a place for forums a marketplace and on-line opinion polls. A feature aspect is the profiling of individuals and organisations and their work. The Big Idea connects the NZ creative sector with the world. Services are currently entirely free to subscribers.

The Depot Artspace

The Depot Artspace is a community arts project based in Devonport. The Depot is open and inclusive and encourages engagement in all art forms - music, painting, sculpture, creative writing, performance and photography to name a few. To this end we offer a variety of facilities and services that support the creative community.

The New Zealand Steel Gallery

The Physics Room

The Physics Room exists to act as a catalyst for the development and promotion of ideas and debate through art. A central Physics Room aim is that parallel integrated activities be launched in their gallery publications website and other local public art projects giving the issues and ideas raised by the programme the widest possible dissemination and discussion.

The Song Room

The Song Room is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing music and arts programmes in Australian schools and communities. The Song Room provides a range of free programmes to schools and communities that otherwise would not have access to such opportunities.

UpStage

UpStage is a web-based venue for online performance; it is an open source server application that has been in development since 2003. Online audiences anywhere in the world participate in live performance events by going to a web page without having to download and install any additional software.

Woom

WOOM (founded 2006) exists in order to promote visionary art by new and emerging artists.

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