Art Exhibition Opening Feb 22nd
Annual Arts Exhibition Opens Feb 22nd
What: Kaikōura Arts Society Annual Exhibition 2018: Resurrection from the Earthquake
Where: Kaikōura Library
When: Opens 7.30pm, February 22nd 2018. Runs from 23rd-26th February 10am - 5.30pm daily).
For who: This exhibition offers a rich visual experience, allowing visitors to enjoy and appreciate the artistic side of Kaikoura's community.
The exhibitions contain a variety of art by members ranging from young artists to advanced senior and professional artists. They work in oil, pastel, acrylic and watercolour paint as well occasional collage and other techniques. The pieces often feature scenes, activities or portraits from the Kaikōura region, but also range from abstract art to themes from exotic countries.
Who are the Art Society? The Kaikōura Arts Society encourages appreciation, training and exhibition of visual arts to the Kaikōura community. They do this through weekly informal art sessions, occasional workshops presented by visiting international artists on various techniques and styles, and displays of art in public places to encourage community awareness and appreciation of art.
Their annual exhibition is a major event where members can display and sell their artwork, and visitors can see what the society members have been doing for the past year.