A suffrage-tinged version of the traditional celebration of the poet’s birthday. Renowned columnist Lisa Scott will speak on Burns and the Rights of Woman. Donna Young will deliver the Address to the Haggis. Tickets on sale at Toitu.
The exhibition Te Kōpū by painter Natasha Keating and weaver Bethany Matai Edmunds presents new works that use metaphor to refer variously to concepts of dawn, dusk and female ancestry. Exhibition hours are M-F 9-5pm, Sa 10-4pm.
The Barbarians are back for an extra-soft dose of restraint, and some extra-extra-hard comedy as they fumble their way through the fraught territory of gender posturing in this "deceptively clever and devilishly beguiling work".
Wellington City Council are asking New Zealand artists for proposals that recognise and respond to the 125th suffrage anniversary and the significant role of women in shaping Aotearoa and world history.