Friday 19 October, 10am-12pm Hastings City Arts Gallery is delighted to host the Hawkes Bay Arts Festival Readers + Writers' workshops, facilitated by award winning author, Anna Mackenzie. Get writing at the top of your game in this workshop focussing on crafting short story. Cost $40. Booking through HBAF website.
Friday 19 October, 1.30 - 3.30pm Hastings City Arts Gallery is delighted to host the Hawkes Bay Arts Festival Readers + Writers' workshops, facilitated by award winning author, Anna Mackenzie. Bring along the first chapter of your novel and learn to love editing. Cost $50. Booking through HBAF website.
Sunday 26 November, 11.00am | Call it a swap-meet, garage sale, eviction or liquidation. Knowing artist Gaby Montejo's performance work, this could be all or none of the above. Don't miss this one-off performance which will be part of the de-installation of Montejo's artwork, Stuffed Weight for Takeout, 2017 which is currently on display in the exhibition Everyday Lines.
Sunday 21 January 10.00am-1.00pm | Join painter John Eaden for a workshop using a landscape photograph as the starting point for a landscape painting. Suitable for adults, $20 per person, booking required.
Saturday 25 November 10.00am-1.00pm | Join Christchurch-based artist Gaby Montejo for a conversation about his work, followed by a still life drawing exercise. Suitable for adults, $20 per person, booking required.
Saturday 26 January | Sunday 17 February | 10am- 1pm A practical, hands on workshop making dye and pigment from natural sources, for use in fibre and paper-based art works. Inspired by ‘The Water Project’ exhibition, colour researcher and art tutor Maria Melino will instruct on how to process water-based colour from the local environs, and learn about and use traditional materials. Bring a notebook. Places limited. $20 per person. For all ages over 16. Morning tea and materials provided.