10 SLEEPY SUNDAYS
A new sleepwear brand, plus a chat with the textile designer for Penny Sage.
Graphic illustrations, quirky sculptures and colourful video games are just some of the creative offerings at Auckland’s biennial indie arts festival, Chromacon. Entry is free; the festival’s aim is to make art available to everyone.
What better way to get friends and whānau thinking about the environment than a day filled with food, sustainability workshops, music and craft? Ecomatters Environment Trust, New Lynn, Sun 9 Apr
From Ruapehu to Otago, New Zealand artist Michael Hight’s realist landscape paintings show human objects within vast areas. These beehive portrayals (above) are his six latest works. Gow Langsford Gallery, Wed 5–Sat 29 Apr
Studio One Toi Tū, Thu 20 Apr–thu 18 May Inspired by Michael Glawogger’s documentary Whores’ Glory, which delves into the lives of prostitutes working in Cambodia, Bangladesh and Mexico, artist Katy Soljak uses bold colours to explore the controversial subject. 1 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby
Vanished Delft: Handmade Material Culture
TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, until Sun 14 May
Curated by Anna Miles, this exhibition sits within Pah Homestead, formerly known as Williamson’s Castle. Objects, from plastic mats to embroidery, highlight contemporary design and contrast with the historic space. 72 Hillsborough Rd, Hillsborough