What's on in Taranaki - November

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Muka Youth Prints 2017

Thu 23 Nov I 12 noon – 5 pm
Fri 24 Nov I 10 am – 5 pm
Todd Energy Learning Centre
The annual exhibition of Muka Studio lithographs. These original prints by prominent artists are to be seen and potentially owned exclusively by people under the age of 19. No adults allowed. Cost $75 unframed, $150 framed.


A magic occasion

Large Works gallery
Sat 25 Nov – Sun 28 Jan
Cocktail function from $65pp or a 4-course dinner and drinks from $160pp
Reuben Patterson’s life-size golden sculpture The Golden Bearing is in the Len Lye’s Centre’s Large Works gallery until the end of January. Create your unique celebration under the golden tree, see govettbrewster.com/golden.

Sculpture workshop

Sat 25 Nov I 1.30pm - 4pm

Ages 13 + I 12 max

Entry by donation I Booking essential

Local artists Ellie Field and Emma Glucina lead participants in an exploration of surface and form inspired by the current exhibitions. Experiment with texture, translucency and reflections to create art that morphs from 2D to 3D and back.


Goethe-Institut NZ German Film Series

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989
Sun 26 Nov I 4 pm
Len Lye Centre Cinema
Free entry I Booking essential

Music, art and chaos in the wild West-Berlin of the 1980s. The walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop-culture.
English subtitles, Germany, 2015, 92 min., Rated M, Dir. Jorg A. Hoppe, Heiko Lange, Klaus Maeck


Monica Brewster Evening

Artspace Director Remco de Blaaij
Thu 30 Nov 2017

6 – 8 pm

Todd Energy Learning Centre

Entry $15 | Friends of the Gallery $10 | Students with ID Free

Meet the new Artspace Director Remco de Blaaij. The Monica Brewster Evenings in association with Govett Quilliam – The Lawyers bring an impressive array of national and international artists and cultural thinkers to New Plymouth. Enjoy a drink and nibbles and an opportunity to meet our speaker afterward.