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Anna Miles Gallery

The Anna Miles Gallery in the Canterbury Arcade 47 High Street in Auckland features exhibitions by local artists. The website holds archives since 2003. Check the website for gallery hours which are limited.

Art New Zealand

Art New Zealand is the major visual arts journal in New Zealand. It surveys New Zealand's contemporary art with rigour and professionalism and is essential reading and reference for those interested in New Zealand art.

Bowen Galleries

Bowen Galleries is a New Zealand contemporary art gallery situated in downtown Wellington. Bowen Galleries represents professional painters sculptors and jewellers from around New Zealand.

Burning Issues Gallery

The Burning Issues Gallery is located at 8 Quayside Town Basin in Whangarei Northland.

Gow Langsford Gallery

Gow Langsford Gallery is a commercial art space committed to fostering and promoting the finest contemporary art from New Zealand and abroad. The gallery consistently strives to provide a forum through which its artists may be exposed to local national and international audiences. This includes a regular and varied exhibition schedule as well as frequent participation at major international art events. The gallery avidly supports the growth and development of the contemporary Maori and Pacific visual arts recognising that their uniqueness is essential to the identity of New Zealand art particularly within an international context.

How to look at a painting

'How to look at a painting' is a book by J. Paton (2005) published by Awa Press Wellington. This accomplished lecturer curator and reviewer brings to art gallery and artist studio experiences fresh insights and delight in accessible language. ISBN: 9780958253888

Invercargill Public Art Gallery

Anderson Park surrounds the Invercargill Public Art Gallery and covers 24 hectares of flower and rose gardens immaculate lawn tall trees and native bush. There is also a traditional carved Maori house a short bush walk circuit duck pond and children’s playground. The Andersons' elegant home now houses the Invercargill Public Art Gallery's splendid collection of quality New Zealand art.

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.

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.

The Art Bungalow

The Art Bungalow in Kerikeri in recognition of its initiatives in support of Maori art has recently been awarded the Toi Iho mark as the far north's first and only licensed Toi Iho gallery.

The Art Club

Holm A.-M. (2001). The Art Club. Herning Denmark: AV form. The strength in this book is its delightful playful response to diverse international contemporary art events such as found in the Venice biennale as a stimulus for children's art making. Anna-Marie Holm is an artist who works in an afterschool art class context in Denmark. She shares examples of children's work and contemporary practice forms the invitation for playful exploration. Helen Pearson Celebrate art NZ series editor also acts as local agent for this book. Suitable teachers yr5-yr10. NZ $79.00 incl GST


Essential Resources

Essential Resources is an innovative educational publisher of photocopiable teaching materials for New Zealand and Australia schools.

Learn Out Loud

Although this is a commercial site for audio and video educational content if you take the Free Stuff link you can access considerable free content listed in categories such as Education and Professional Literature and Art and Entertainment.

Pasifika Education Centre

This New Zealand site supports Pasifika peoples with information relating to free adult language classes resources workshops and news. There is a library in Manukau and online books can be purchased with many supporting arts learning.

Pōwhiri in Action: He Kete o Te Reo Pōwhiri

This photocopiable resource provides comprehensive information and supporting student activities about pōwhiri. Topics covered include tangata whenua karanga whaikōrero waiata koha hongi hākari manuhiri te whakaeke and much more.

REACH Education Consultancy

REACH Education Consultancy is an agency created specifically to support New Zealand schools in working successfully with gifted learners.

RealTime Arts

The RealTime website offers a comprehensive view of Australian contemporary arts with an international perspective combining the current print edition of RealTime online exclusives and updates; the RealTime archive; new works on show in our studio; featured events (forums festivals) and arts issues; and a portal that will guide you to the best sites in innovative contemporary arts practices.

Resource Room

The Resource Room sells online catalogues and books for the arts. It is regularly updated and materials are available online for perusal and purchase.

Westpac St James Theatre

This Wellington theatre showcases quality performances and supports arts education by developing classroom resources and programmes for schools.

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