Kōrero: Adult education

Auckland Community Arts Service Ensemble, 1953

Auckland Community Arts Service Ensemble, 1953

The Community Arts Service (CAS) was founded by adult education staff at Auckland University College in 1946. The service organised tours of performing artists and exhibitions into rural areas. CAS was phased out in the early 1960s and its work was taken over by the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council (now Creative New Zealand). This is the Auckland Community Arts Service Ensemble in 1953. That year they toured the North Island, performing Giovanni Pergolesi's 18th-century opera La serva padrona

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Donald Munro Collection
Reference: PAColl-0230
Photograph by Steele Photography

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Adult education - Growth of adult education, 1940s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/46608/auckland-community-arts-service-ensemble-1953 (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012