In this programme we will talk about how artists draw from the world around them and alter and change the meaning of objects that we use every day. As well as a guided tour of the galleries, and discussion about the artworks on display in Everyday Lines exhibition, there will be a hands-on workshop. •Duration: 90 minutes for Primary and Intermediate Schools and up to 45 minutes for Secondary Schools •NCEA: 1.2-2.2-3.2- 1.1-2.1-3.1 •The Popcorn workshop is suitable for years 1 to 8 •Available: 15 September – 30 November 2017 •Cost: Free
Friday 10 November, 7.00-10.30pm | Enjoy a night out in Hastings' Cultural Precinct. Eat, drink and experience the work of 12 extraordinary New Zealand sculptors while you sample creative cocktails and canapés with us at Hastings City Art Gallery. Next, wander down the road to Parlour Projects, a contemporary art gallery, to view new work by the wonderful Emma Fitts, while enjoying a Japanese-inspired grazing dinner presented by Opera Kitchen.
Sunday 26 November, 11.00am | Call it a swap-meet, garage sale, eviction or liquidation. Knowing artist Gaby Montejo's performance work, this could be all or none of the above. Don't miss this one-off performance which will be part of the de-installation of Montejo's artwork, Stuffed Weight for Takeout, 2017 which is currently on display in the exhibition Everyday Lines.
Saturday 25 November 1.00-3.00pm | Join Christchurch-based artist Gaby Montejo for a conversation about his work, followed by a still life drawing exercise. Suitable for adults, $20 per person, booking required.
26 October, 12 noon | Footnote New Zealand Dance presents a physical response to visual art in 'Watch This Space'. Combining improvisation and a short performance, 'Watch This Space' will include an excerpt of CONTRAST, a double-bill of new dance work that will be performed in Havelock North at the Blyth Performing Arts Centre on the 25th October.
19 September, 4.30pm | This is an exclusive opportunity for Hawke's Bay teachers to see current exhibition 'Everyday Lines' and find out about the gallery's free art education programmes. No booking required, refreshments provided.