Leiden waka at Aurere
October 18, 2010
Vokenkunde Museum, Leiden
After the recent signing of the Waka Deed ceremony by Toi Māori representatives at Volkenkunde Museum in Leiden, Netherlands, Toi Māori is now preparing to launch the new waka created by Master Waka builder Hector Busby.
Garamuts, Tifa, and Tambourines: Drums of the Pacific Rim
July 22 - August 18, 2010
Alcheringa Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
Maori weaving expert Mick (Michael John) Pendergrast died on June 27, 2010 after a long illness in his 78th year. Loved and respected uncle, best friend and mentor of Andrew and Clare ("Clarabell"). Devoted master and companion of Jack.
Pendergrast’s book Maori basketry for beginners, now known as Te Mahi Kete, was first published in 1975. He has since published numerous other books on Maori and Pacific fibre arts.
A funeral service was held Saturday, July 3, 2010 at the Manukau Memorial Gardens in South Auckland.
OBJECTive Art Awards 2010
October 16 - November 12, 2010
New Mangere Arts Centre, Cnr Orly Ave and Bader Dve, Mangere Town Centre, Manukau.
The annual awards and exhibition encourage artists to work in their own chosen media and enter both practical and decorative works into this national event.
Online Digital Artist Residency: Call for Applications
Closing date for applications: Friday, 25 June 2010
Call for Session Proposals: PAA at CAA, 2012
February 22-25, 2012, Los Angeles
Deadline: August 15, 2010