Artistic fragments of a childhood filled with trauma and frequent sexual abuse are on display at Square Edge in a bid to encourage others to ask for help.
Catherine Daniels’ experiences were channelled into 49 sculptures and a book, that she hopes will resonate with people and foster conversation.
Māori artists are sharing stories of family and the Treaty of Waitangi in a Palmerston North exhibition.
Tono is on display in Square Edge Community Arts and invites people to be part of the conversation about the treaty and its prejudices.
About 10 artists have work on display, from weaving, paintings, sculptures and wooden artworks.
Manawatu People’s Radio host Rachel Dore chats to Square Edge’s Artistic Director Dr Karen Seccombe about the upcoming 2020 Art Trail Manawatū, and her new role in community art.
Square Edge Community Arts and Centrepoint Theatre, both in the city, are hosting The Sunday Script Sessions, which comprise rehearsed readings of new one-act plays and a rotating art exhibition.
It’s 128 years since the original building on its site at the southern corner of The Square, Palmerston North, opened. It’s 75 years since the current building opened, 40 years since it opened as an arts centre and 16 years since it came under the Palmerston North Community Arts Council’s management.