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For Compassion's Sake - Open Art Exhibition


Wed 3 Oct 2018, 11:00am–6:00pm
Thu 4 Oct 2018, 11:00am–6:00pm
Fri 5 Oct 2018, 11:00am–6:00pm
Sat 6 Oct 2018, 11:00am–4:00pm
Sun 7 Oct 2018, 11:00am–5:00pm

Where: Island Bay Presbyterian Church, 88 The Parade, Island Bay, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: office181

What does 'compassion' mean to you?
"For Compassion's Sake" showcases the artistic vision of Compassion in 2D & 3D media as part of 'CompassionFest' 5-7 October 2018.

Welcome too, to the official opening on Sunday 30 Sept, 4pm, at the Presbyterian Centre, 88 The Parade, Island Bay. (100m north of the shops).

This is an open entry exhibition with receiving days being Friday 28th September & Saturday 29th September, 4-6pm.

For more details about the exhibition and how to enter, contact Ian Logan:

Exhibition opening: we are able to extend viewing hours by arrangement because we'd love you to experience the inspiration of our Wellington and South Coast artists!

Join in our weekend of events exploring the life and work of Mother Suzanne Aubert, New Zealand and Island Bay icon.

Suzanne Aubert (1835 – 1926) devoted her life to helping others. Her work took her from France to the Whanganui River and finally to Island Bay in Wellington. Along the way she founded a new Catholic congregation, cared for children and the sick, and documented her work in Māori, English and French.

Mother Aubert founded the religious order ‘Daughters of Our Lady of Compassion’ in 1892. She later started two hospitals in Wellington: St Joseph’s Home for the Incurables in 1900, and Our Lady’s Home of Compassion in 1907. The Soup Kitchen she started in Tory St continues its service today.

See or CompassionFest on Facebook for all Festival events and times.

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