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The Devonport Messenger

October 2020

Devonport Visitor Information Centre gets a Hip New Look!

The Devonport Business Association (DBA) in partnership with the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and Devonport Rotary Club are excited to announce the debut of the Devonport Visitor Information Centre Caravan.


Five years in the making, we are excited to invite everyone to visit us in Devonport Village this weekend (Friday, 2nd October through Sunday, 4th October) as international award winning artist, Jonny 4Higher, transforms our plain cream caravan into a unique work of art.
 

Read the full story behind how our heritage and hip caravan came about visit the DBA website.
Follow the painting progress and to cast your “Name our Caravan” entry online, follow us at @DevonportVillage on Facebook or Instagram.

Devonport - Destination Art!!

Devonport is a destination for artists, lovers of art and creatives! As part of Auckland Artweek, many of local artists, galleries, museums and theatres participate in this city-wide event, showcasing beautifully curated, thought provoking and inspiring exhibitions.  

Make sure to visit us this October 10th-18th to explore a diverse array of exciting exhibitions taking place at our local theatre, museum and galleries!

Faces Places
@ The Vic Theatre

Film Director Agnès Varda and photo-muralist JR travel across France, creating artworks of individuals, communities and places they want to honor and celebrate.

The Vic Theatre is hosting a variety of special art films for Artweek. Faces Places (M) is a 90 minute film.

To see viewing times and other films at The Vic
Frida: Viva la Vida 
@ The Vic Theatre

A documentary on the life and work of the revolutionary, pioneering and fiercely independent Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Check back for screening times.

The Vic Theatre is hosting a variety of special art films for Artweek. Frida: Viva la Vida (E) is a 97 minute film.

To see viewing times and other films at The Vic
House of Cardin
@ The Vic Theatre

A rare peek into the mind of a genius, chronicling the life and design of Pierre Cardin.

The Vic Theatre is hosting a variety of special art films for Artweek. House Of Cardin (E) is a 95 minute film.

To see viewing times and other films at The Vic
"Fabulous Florals" as part of Artweek Auckland

Enjoy The Flagstaff Gallery & Framing's Artweek Auckland exhibition! Meet artist Amber Emm, create your own "Inspired Bouquet" or just pop in for a visit. This exhibition can be viewed 6 days a week between 10am and 5pm (11am-4pm on Sun). 

View Event Details and Ticket information HERE

"Operation Grapple" a Portrait Exhibition by Denise Baynam

Displayed at the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, this exhibition tells the story of Operation Grapple through the words of the veterans who were there. This exhibition can be viewed daily from 10am-5pm. On now until December 11th. Admission is FREE. 

View Event Details HERE

Art by the Sea as part of Artweek Auckland

As a fundraiser for Mike King’s  “I Am Hope” trust, local gallery Art by the Sea, have carefully curated stunning sculptures up to 3 metres tall! On display in Milford Centre between 10 and 18 October. If you are interested in purchasing a sculpture, please contact Mike from Art By The Sea on 021 577 078 .

Click HERE for more info! 

Friday after Five Clarence Street: 5-10pm 4 Dec

Devonport's annual street party is back. For the third year, we are again closing off Clarence street, rolling out incredible entertainment, serving up tasty food from local vendors, showcasing fabulous art activations, fantastic street games and more! 

An amazing evening of fun, food and festivities for all ages, you don't want to miss out! Mark your calendar, come on down and join us to as we kickoff off our Devonport summer celebrations!!
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