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Call for Works & Proposals 2018

Gallery Kings Theatre Creative, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands
Gallery Kings Theatre Creative, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands
Gallery Kings Theatre Creative, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands

Job details

Kings Theatre Creative
20 Jan 2018
Work type
Call for entries
Work classification
Culture & Heritage, Toi Maori, Visual Arts


Kings Theatre Creative is a creative community space in Kawakawa Bay of Islands. Known as the cultural junction and gateway to the Bay of Islands and Far North district, we are home to the world famous Hundertwasser Toilets and Bay of Islands Vintage Rail.

Last summer we hosted over 6 exhibitions, 100 artists and 60,000 visitors. We are open 5 days/week (7 days over peak) and have been operating successfully for 3 years this December with the thanks of our incredible local talent and volunteers. 

We are calling for works for our summer/autumn season, particularly from artists who whakapapa back to Te Taitokerau or are working and practicing in Northland. We also accept artists from throughout Aotearoa who communicate an authentic expression of our people, place, flora, fauna, culture and heritage.

We have two group summer exhibitions open for submissions (deadline 20 Dec and 20 Jan) and we are also calling for proposals for solo or group exhibitions, events, performance and workshops for our annual programme 2018-2019.

How to apply

Email proposals, ideas and samples of works along with your artist profile and contact details to kingstheatrecreative@gmail.com.  Phone Laurell Pratt on 021 024 57571 for a korero first if you want to talk through your idea and or works. We run four Seasonal Programmes each year (summer, autumn, winter and spring) with a range of group and solo exhibitions, workshops, literary events, book launches, poetry events, live performance and theatre and more.  We have three seperate exhibition spaces, studio spaces in development, and upstairs workshop and can seat 80-100 people for an event. We welcome all proposals for consideration for the 2018 calendar and all new artist submissions.  We sell artworks on behalf of artists, with a commission scale of 15 - 40% depending on artist committment and availability and also like to work with other curators to bring an exhibition to life.



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Kings Theatre Creative

11 Dec 2017

Interests Kings Theatre Creative is a new creative-commercial-community space in Kawakawa. We are reviving the1930's classic Theatre with a collective vision. Art, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Wananga, Performances, Film, Arts Programmes, and more.Personal Description