Leon van den Eijkel, Cross(Road), 2009.
26 February – 21 March 2010
Open 10am–5pm daily and Thursdays 10am–8pm
Wander at will to view inspiring sculptures here at TheNewDowse and set amongst the trees, flowers and stream of the beautiful Civic Gardens just over the road.
Banks Shoes shapeshifter has grown to be the major visual arts event of the New Zealand International Arts Festival, one of the country’s premier outdoor sculpture exhibitions and an important charitable event.
It features sculptures from over 60 artists, including top New Zealand sculptors Para Matchitt, Don Driver, Graham Bennett, Tanya Ashken, Peter Nicholls, Jenny Smith and Robert Hague, as well as exciting emerging artists.
You’re welcome to pack a picnic, and join in the music events, guided tours and evening openings planned. All works are for sale.
Entry fee: $5, with accompanied children free.
All proceeds to local charities Te Omanga Hospice, the Dowse Foundation and Hutt Valley youth programmes.