Thursday, November 10, 2011

By the numbers

 1.65    the number of dollars in millions that Creative New Zealand has given to the arts people and arts organisations directly affected by the Christchurch earthquakes since September 2010

2.5        the average number of years the four Heads of School at the Massey School of Fine Arts have remained in the role

3          the number of people visiting the Oceania exhibition at Te Papa at 1 pm on Saturday 29 November

3          the number of weeks the City Gallery is taking to install its next exhibition Prospect: New Zealand Art Now

4          the number of people who traveled to Venice last month to look for the exhibition venue for 2013

19        the number of cultural organisations funded by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage

41         the number of minutes a Wellington fireworks display would last if you had the CNZ's Venice Biennale budget to spend

80       the percentage of women in the audience at the opening event of Massey University's seminar Where art belongs / Exhibition as medium

400    the numbers in thousands Te Papa claims go up to the fifth floor to look at the art each year

1029   the average number of people from outside Taranaki who the Govett-Brewster reported as visiting the Gallery each week in the last financial year