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Mount Pleasant Art Exhibition


Sat 15 Oct 2016, 6:00pm–9:00pm
Sun 16 Oct 2016, 10:00am–3:00pm

Where: Mt Pleasant Community Centre, 3 McCormacks Bay Road, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Gala Opening Night: $15.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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Listed by: mtpleasantartex

Paintings, sculptures, photography, jewellery. You don't need to be an art expert to find something you would love to take home!

Join us for the annual Mount Pleasant Art Exhibition which will be held at the fantastic new Mount Pleasant Community Centre in its stunning location overlooking the estuary. This is also the opening weekend for the centre so you will be one of the first to see its innovative design.

The Art Exhibition will transform the centre into an art gallery and will be held over two days - an evening gala opening on Saturday 15th October* followed on Sunday 16th by what promises to be an entertaining day out for the whole community.

This event is the major annual fundraiser for Mount Pleasant School. A percentage of all art sales will go to the school.

*Ticketed event

Over 50 talented artists will be exhibiting more than 500 pieces for sale - artworks, jewellery and ceramics.

A live auction of donated artworks will take place at 7:30pm on a Saturday night. Works include the striking 'Mountain Daisy at Arthur's Pass' by Svetlana Orinko worth over $2500!

Artists include:
- Svetlana Orinko (feature artist)
- Sheila Brown
- Rae West
- Hope Gibbons
- Ben Reid
- Christine King
- Joanne Webber
- Linelle Stacey
- Craig Fletcher

Our featured artist this year is Svetlana Orinko who has won numerous art awards and has a growing reputation as one of New Zealand’s top watercolour artists. Svetlana will have many works for sale, as well as donating a piece from her collection for the live auction.

More information about the artists and their works can be found on Facebook.

Gala Opening - 15th October: 6pm - 9pm
Ticketed event.

Purchase a ticket and enjoy:
- First option to view and purchase the art
- Canapés and refreshments
- Great venue with stunning estuary views
- Live music
- Live auction - 7:30pm
- Mingling with some of the exhibiting artists

Tickets for the opening gala can be purchased through:
- Mount Pleasant School office – 82 Major Hornbrook Road, Mt Pleasant
- Mount Pleasant Community Centre - 3 McCormacks Bay Road, Mt Pleasant

Community Event - 16th October: 10am - 3pm
An event for everyone:
- Café
- Refreshments
- Children's art and craft area
- Entertainment

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