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When:

Wed 8 Sep 2010, 10:00am–5:00pm
Thu 9 Sep 2010, 10:00am–5:00pm
Fri 10 Sep 2010, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sat 11 Sep 2010, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sun 12 Sep 2010, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, 1 Queens Wharf, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • Admission: Free

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Find any significant cause for change or conservation and there will inevitably be an artist involved. Artists As Activists will showcase the passion, energy and political creativity of some of New Zealand's most celebrated artists and their contribution in making a statement of belief. Curated by Academy President Ian Hamlin the exhibition will highlight some of the campaigns waged and sacrifices made while telling some stories along the way.

The Academy is proud to have as guest artists: Grahame Sydney, Sam Mahon, Brian Turner, Nick Dryden, Ian Hamlin, Michael Smither, Dean Buchanan, Jane Zusters and Don Binney.

The exhibition will also include a number of other invited artists including Ewan McDougall, Michael O'Donnell, Rosemary Mortimer and Barry Thomas. The exhibition will also be open to works for selection relating to the theme... Artists As Activists: Environment.

A number of the participating artists will be involved in a panel discussion over coffee in the galleries on Saturday morning 21st August - come in and get involved!

For more information on the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, the Governor General Award, membership, or gallery and function hire please visit www.nzafa.com.

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