arts in the ville

arts in the ville

Friday, 20 October 2017

Arts in the Ville 2017 is here

The weekend is about to start, You can pick up a hard copy of this map at the Helensville museum or the pop up gallery in the centre of town.
Come out to Helensville an follow the yarn bombed trees and the fabric arrows.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Yarn bombing gone mad

Nothing is safe from the creative hands of Kura Geere-Watson. Kura has moved on from preparing lengths of knitting for the trees around Helensville and moved onto her outside table and chairs.
Kura will have a selection of yarn wrapped objects on show and for sale in the Up-cycle gallery on the corner of Karaka and Commercial rds, Helensville, open Sat and Sunday over Labour weekend.


Sunday, 8 October 2017

Arts in the ville 2017 almost here


The Yarn Bombing is about to start, Arts in the Ville 2017 is almost here. Oct 21st - 23rd 
Look out for the fabric arrows, painted signs and trees covered in knitting.
Maps are at the printers so will be available soon from places throughout Helensville, or just turn up during the weekend and collect a map from the museum or meeting roon by the library in the centre of town. See You There!


Wood turner

One of the new additions this year to the open studio trail is Roy Scott, an amazing wood turner. Pop in to see where Roy works all weekend.


Arwen Flowers

Arwen is preparing to open her studio for the 2nd year. Being both a painter and a print maker Arwen's studio is twice as interesting to visit.



Monday, 11 September 2017

Fred Maynard

Fred Maynard is one of our new artists this year, but he is certainly not a new artist. Commuting between his Helensville and Canterbury home bases, Fred has many years behind him as an artist, and will bring an interesting perspective to Arts in the Ville 2017. Fred's work will be at the meeting room of the War Memorial Hall.



Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Jane Thomas in Pop up gallery

Jane Thomas will be showing her large, textured paintings in the main pop up gallery in the centre of Helensville all weekend. The layers of paint that go into making these paintings what they are really has to been seen in real life. the pop up is open 10 - 4 Sat, Sun, Mon. its the perfect place to collect a map at the start of your creative day in Helensville.