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August 2017

 

Cello Composition and Performance Masterclass with Aaron Minsky

Music   Aug 2 2017

American cellist, Aaron Minsky, is among the most influential string musicians of his generation....

 

Lunchtime Recital Series - Tennant-Austin Duo

Music   Aug 2 2017

Spend a winter’s day warmed by the passionate musical expression of our own Tennant-Austin...

 

Nichola Ahlers : drawings in colour

Visual Art   Aug 3-31 2017

Framed drawings in coloured pencil titled Little Critters...

 

Cracking the code: How to get published online and get paid for it

Literature   Aug 3 2017

Come and hear the benefits of writing online and how to build your online reputation as a writer....

 

An Evening in the Everlasting Bonfire

Music   Aug 3 2017

On August 3, at the University's Gallagher Concert Chamber, Hamiltonians get their first to a...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Aug 3 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

The National Youth Art Awards 2017

Visual Art   Aug 4 - Sep 4 2017

This exhibition displays the finalists in the National Youth Art Awards 2017. It showcases the of...

 

WAIPRINT 2017

Visual Art   Aug 4 - Sep 4 2017

WAIPRINT is the annual exhibition of the WSA printmakers and includes works in a range of etching,...

 

National Youth Art Awards

Exhibition   Aug 4 - Sep 4 2017

The National Youth Art Awards was originally hosted by the Empire Gallery in Cambridge but with it...

 

Midland MRI National Youth Art Awards 2017

Visual Art   Aug 4 - Sep 4 2017

Entries are now open for the Midland MRI National Youth Art Award in conjunction with the Waikato...

 

Maaori Arts and Crafts: Contemporary Kono/Baskets

Workshop   Aug 4 2017

Celebrate Maaori arts and crafts on the first Friday of the month with Marei Kura Creations....

 

Local authors

Literature   Aug 5 2017

Local authors will talk about how they wrote and published their books for 3-4 minutes each and be...

 

Like, Shakespeare?

Theatre   Aug 3-5 2017

Would marriage counseling help the Macbeths? Can an indecisive Hamlet decide on a would Iago do a...

 

All In No. 2

Visual Art   Aug 5-27 2017

With the whole artistic community in mind, The Wallace Gallery is proud to present our second open...

 

Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!

Theatre   Aug 5-19 2017

Winner! 1999 International Emmy Award Winner! 1999 4 Laurence Olivier Awards including Best 7 of...

 

Te Haerenga The Journey: Toward Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Exhibition   Aug 5 - Nov 26 2017

Thirty years ago this October, a purpose-built museum opened in Grantham Street, Hamilton. This of...

 

Antony Peebles

Music   Aug 6 2017

British concert pianist Antony Peebles will be performing at August's Sunday afternoon A for...

 

Culture Club: Chinese Art Society

Music   Aug 6 2017

Join us for music, song and dance that celebrates the colourful diversities of the Chinese Club of...

 

Vocal Masterclass with Anna Pierard

Music   Aug 9 2017

Be a witness to musical tradition being handed on as the Waikato Conservatorium of Music offers to...

 

Here, Now, Then, Always

Visual Art   Aug 9 - Oct 8 2017

Wallace Gallery Morrinsville James Wallace Arts Trust Collection Gallery 9th August - 8th -...

 

Lunchtime Recital Series - "A Singer's Songbook"

Music   Aug 9 2017

A beautiful recital by leading New Zealand mezzo-soprano Anna Pierard, and acclaimed pianist Lisa...

 

Women writers

Literature   Aug 10 2017

Come along and hear our women writers Catherine Chidgey, Nicky Pellegrino and Danielle Hawkins in...

 

Happenstance and Purlieus exhibitions opening at SKINROOM

Visual Art   Aug 11-27 2017

Artists Harry McAlpine and Kohl Tyler-Dunshea invite you to celebrate the joint opening of their &...

 

Good Vibrations Fundraising Concert 2017

Music   Aug 11 2017

Good Vibrations is a showcase of St Paul’s Collegiate School's finest musicians with an...

 

Music Department Annual Concert

Music   Aug 11 2017

The Hillcrest High School music department is holding its annual music concert on Friday 11 August...

 

Sculpture Exhibition

Sculpture   Aug 12 - Sep 9 2017

Più o meno non è la stessa cosa ( More or less not the same thing ) The first in...

 

Travel writers

Literature   Aug 12 2017

Travel writers Graham Reid, Chris van Ryn, Elisabeth Easther and Jill Malcolm will talk with chair...

 

Spark International Festival of Music, Media, Arts and Design 2017

Workshop   Aug 14-17 2017

Wintec's city campus in Hamilton will once again be lit with creativity in August as the 19th...

 

Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

Music   Aug 16 2017

Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Aug 17 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

Not Seen Much and Not Seen @ All

  Aug 18-22 2017

Ann Byford & Nadine Byford Hollows - mother and daughter combined exhibition of painting and...

 

Cantata Vespers

Music   Aug 19 2017

"Jesus Augen stehn voll Thraenen" by Joh. Christoph Graupner with Kathryn Orbell oboe,...

 

One Hill of a Fight- Return Season!

Theatre   Aug 11-19 2017

Local playwright Michael Switzer’s hit play ‘One Hill of a Fight’ is back for a...

 

National Contemporary Art Award: Peter Dornauf Floor Talk

Visual Art   Aug 19 2017

Join in and listen to Peter Dornauf’s sharp and witty observations on the exhibited art well...

 

National Contemporary Art Award: Alternative Reading

Visual Art   Aug 19 2017

Waikato Museum Curator Leafa Wilson offers alternative readings of a selection of NCAA works from...

 

Whangamata UN-Summer Opera Festival

Festival   Aug 19-20 2017

The Whangamata The Whangamata Summer Festival Committee is excited to bring their Inaugural Opera...

 

Boyd meets Girl: Guitar and cello duo

Music   Aug 23 2017

Rupert Boyd (guitar) and Laura Metcalf (cello) have included Cambridge on their album release Both...

 

Friday Lunchtime Concert Series Thames

Music   Aug 25 2017

Come along and enjoy an entertaining concert by Thames-based singing group, Just Harmony. Just is...

 

Poets

Literature   Aug 25 2017

Poets Bob Orr, Vaughan Rapatahana and Stephanie Christie will read their poems and talk about at a...

 

Youth Orchestra Jam

Workshop   Aug 25 2017

Join our Youth Orchestra for their Friday night rehearsal. Observe, take part, have fun! Open to...

 

Sonoscopia

Visual Art   Aug 25 2017

8.30 pm bar open, 9 pm performance Sonoscopia explores the relationship between what we see and...

 

Topics, Techniques, Targets: Writing for Kids and Young Adults

Workshop   Aug 26 2017

​David Hill will lead a workshop for people interested in writing for kids and young adults. You...

 

Music in the Round

Music   Aug 26 2017

A unique concert featuring an Octet of high quality local talent. Music in the Round features a of...

 

The Cold Islanders Exhibition Opening

Visual Art   Aug 26 2017

Join us for a public opening followed by a Talanoa session of artists’ discussion and the...

CORAL - Album Release - Ancient Egypt Costume Party

Music   Aug 26 2017

Coral has been working on her Album for the past 2 years and is now ready to release this crafted...

 

Women Of The Waikato

Music   Aug 26 2017

A Women Brunch for all women. With a gold selling artist that will entertain them, a motivational...

 
 

The Cold Islanders

Exhibition   Aug 26 - Dec 3 2017

The physical adjustment to the cold winters of Aotearoa would have been difficult for Maaori, so...

 

Cambridge Brass: A Youthful Guide to Music

Music   Aug 27 2017

The Cambridge Brass is joined by junior members for a lively modern performance....

 

Life Drawing Workshop

Visual Art   Aug 27 2017

A relaxed day of Life drawing, with good company and even better food! There will be a range of in...

 

Rusty Player Brunch

Music   Aug 27 2017

Wake up and smell the coffee! Join the Rusty Player Orchestra for a 'scent-sational' an...

 

The Pied Piper of Pirongia

Theatre   Aug 27 2017

Beginning with an invitation to see the ‘inner workings’ of an orchestra, families an...

 

“Frauenliebe und Leben - A Woman’s Love and Life”

Music   Aug 27 2017

As a special afternoon treat, preceding the inaugural 'Conservatorium of Music German Lieder...

 

Bare Lines by Dominique Marriott

Visual Art   Aug 25-27 2017

An exhibition of delicate nude charcoal drawings that embrace the cosiness of being in a private...

 

Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of the Proms

Music   Aug 28 2017

One of the most famous musical extravaganzas is the The Last Night of the Proms where classical be...

 

Lunchtime Recital Series - Lieder Recital

Music   Aug 30 2017

Featuring a selection of key pieces from the Conservatorium of Music's German Lieder (August...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Aug 31 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

Te Whaanau Maarama: The Heavenly Bodies

Exhibition   Apr 28 2016 - Jul 13 2018

This ground-breaking exhibition shines the spotlight on Maaori astronomy and examines the Maaori -...

 

Traditional Māori Korowai classes

Visual Art   Mar 6 - Nov 26 2017

Our Toi Paematua Raranga programme is based in the heart of the King Country (Waitomo) where and...

 

Beyond Thames Street Photographic Exhibition

Photography   May 2 - Nov 7 2017

Photographs on display are from a book published by two photographers, Phil Crawford and Mark a...

 

Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs

Exhibition   May 13 - Aug 13 2017

Step back in time 290 million years when bizarre-looking animals dominated life on land and sea, a...

 

Confronting The Human Condition

Visual Art   Jun 10 - Aug 6 2017

Confronting The Human Condition Wallace Gallery Morrinsville Wallace Arts Trust Collection by &...

 

Thank You Melvin Day

Visual Art   Jun 16 - Sep 17 2017

This exhibition acknowledges the enormous legacy of Melvin (Pat) Day to the art history of New His...

 

Bob Jahnke: ATA – a third reflection

Exhibition   Jul 7 - Aug 27 2017

'Ata' in te reo Maaori means reflection, form, light and shadow, but also refers to the...

 

Kiwi Eye's View of Walsall, West Midlands, England

Photography   Jul 24 - Aug 11 2017

For full four years, 2009-2012, I lived in Walsall, West Midlands, England, in an area known as I...

 

Under 5's creative play - Wednesday Mornings

Workshop   Jul 26 - Sep 27 2017

Under 5's creative play is run by Colour Burger Studio based at Walton street cafe. Bec (ECE...

 

Take Me Home

Visual Art   Jul 27 - Aug 15 2017

Curated by Ellie Lee-Duncan & Nicole Fairey, Take Me Home is an art exhibition inspired by things....

 

Kids Art workshops - Saturday mornings

Visual Art   Jul 29 - Sep 30 2017

Art workshops run weekly at Colour Burger studio based at Walton street cafe in Te Awamutu. The a...

 

2017 National Contemporary Art Award

Ceramic   Jul 29 - Nov 5 2017

The National Contemporary Art Award can be described as brave, colourful and never shy, an award -...

 

Mayor's Music Matinee

Music   Jul 14 - Nov 10 2017

Hamilton City Council in conjunction with the University of Waikato and its Conservatorium of are...