Fine art on show to public
Aucklanders have the chance to get a look at one of the finest private collections of New Zealand art and sculpture.
This Sunday Soroptimist International is inviting people into Rannoch, home to The James Wallace Arts Trust. The collection features works by Pat Hanly, Doris Lusk, sculptor Clinton Phillips, Ben Webb, Adrian Jackman and others.
Funds raised from the event will go towards the Auckland Sexual Abuse Help Foundation.
Soroptimist International is the largest women’s service organisation in the world, working through strategic awareness, advocacy and action projects.
Its aim is to improve the lives of women and girls in ways that impact their communities, region and countries.
The organisation has 90,000 members in more than 3000 clubs in 124 countries.
The Auckland Sexual Abuse Help Foundation provides essential services to women and child victims of sexual abuse and rape. Services include a crisis support telephone line, restorative justice services, therapy programmes and preschool prevention programmes.
The collection viewing will run from 4pm to 7pm on Sunday at 77 Almorah Rd, Epsom.
Tickets are $25, including a glass of wine and nibbles, and are available by phoning Sarah-Jane Bashford on 021-809-805 or emailing sarah-jane_bashford@ bnz.co.nz.