Important Art Show and Auction information. Starts from 4pm tomorrow in the school hall!

Dear Parents and Whanau,


Below is all the info you need to know for our Art Show and Auction that kick off from tomorrow afternoon in our school hall.

As I said last week, the funds raised by our biannual art event support the arts in your children's lives and illustrate our commitment to creating a school environment that is rich in arts and culture. We want to ensure that every child has the opportunity to learn about, enjoy, and participate directly in all forms of the arts.


It's shaping up to be a fantastic event, and we greatly appreciate the support from both our wonderful organising team, and also all of you who will come along over the next three days to check out and purchase some amazing art.


The range is incredible, and there is certainly something to suit all tastes and budgets, so make sure you don't miss out on the opportunity to buy something special, while supporting our wonderful school.


Looking forward to seeing you there,

Ngā manaakitanga,

Deborah Fenton Island Bay School, Principal


Here's how it will run:

  • The art will be set up in our school hall for viewing from 4pm on Friday 24 September until Sunday 26 September to purchase for a fixed price.

  • There is also a Makers Market, featuring locally made pieces, in a range of sizes to suit everyone, including jewelry, map art, harakeke kite, and macrame.

  • There will also be a series of art pieces in an Online Art Auction on Saturday 25 September. These pieces can be viewed onsite before the auction.


Friday 24 September

  • During the day, all classes will have the opportunity to walk through the Art show, with their teachers so they can see the Art, including their own!

  • 4 - 6pm - Island Bay School whanau are welcome to view and purchase fixed price artworks.

  • All attendees will asked to scan in, and sanitise on entry, and we will have staff on the door to manage numbers and flow.

  • To manage Alert Level 2 numbers, we ask that children stay in the library where they will be supervised while their adult views the art in the hall.


Saturday 25 September

  • 10am - 4pm - Island Bay whanau and wider community able to purchase fixed price artworks.

  • 8 - 9pm - Online Art Auction!


Sunday 26 September

  • 10am - 4pm - Island Bay whanau and wider community able to purchase fixed price artworks.


Online Art Auction on Zoom: Saturday 25 September, 8 - 9pm

Settle in at home, maybe have friends over for drinks, for an evening of fun, excitement and bidding wars. At 8pm, you will be able to join the zoom auction using the link below. Feel free to send the link and password to your friends, family, neighbours, and anyone you know that might be interested in art - the more the merrier! Artworks to be auctioned can be viewed from 4-6pm on Friday and 10am-4pm on Saturday in the school hall.


Sep 25, 2021 8PM

Join Zoom Meeting

https://islandbay.zoom.us/j/87660997156

Meeting ID: 876 6099 7156

Passcode: art


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