This is the last week to get your entries in for the 60th National Exhibition. Entries close this Friday August 20th.

‘Moments in Clay’ finishes this weekend. This exhibition features contemporary work from 3 ceramic artists; Linda Forrest, Karin Amdal and Pip Woods. This is a  collaboration of three local talents and their individual approach to clay, reflecting ‘moments’ of serenity, thoughtfulness and play.’ August 9 – 15 at Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street, Wellington

Breaking the Bronze Ceiling is on at the Dowse and includes Ann Verdcourt, Kate Newby and Emily Siddell among many other female artists. This exhibition celebrates works in the Dowse collection while referring to the lack of representation of women in public sculpture: https://dowse.org.nz/exhibitions/detail/breaking-the-bronze-ceiling

Two kilns built by Mirek Smisek are being deconstructed and moved by the NZ Transport Agency to make way for the Peka Peka to Otaki expressway. https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/culture/122368115/deconstructing-smisek-work-starts-on-shifting-famous-potters-kilns-brick-by-brick Chris Dunn is being featured in the Quarry’s Great Plate exhibition.

www.quarryarts.org/great-plate/