Foyer and Alcove Galleries: 25 March – 30 April | In this exhibition Hawke’s Bay artist Asaki Kajima draws on her preoccupations with connection and communication. Combining wire, clay and fibres including twine and rope, Asaki’s ethereal sculptures connect the natural and manmade.
Holt Gallery: 10 March – 28 May | Curated by Roy Dunningham and Bronwyn Thorp, this exhibition delves into some of the private collections in Hawke's Bay, to bring us diverse, dynamic works from New Zealand artists.
Thursday 11 May, 5:30pm- 7pm. Join us for an evening performance by local taonga pūoro artist and musician Matiu Bartlett. FREE. No booking required. “Bartlett has performed around New Zealand and internationally. He blends contemporary electronic music with traditional Māori musical instruments to create a unique, unforgettable sound.”
Tuesday 3, Thursday 5, Tuesday 10 and Thursday 12 October, 10am – 4pm | Drop in with your kids these school holidays for some fun and engaging art activities based on current exhibition 'Everyday Lines'. All day at the gallery for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! Free, no booking required.
Available: 20 February-14 May 2017, Cost: Free, Suitable: Year 1-13, NCEA 1.2-2.2-3.2- 1.1-2.1-3.1, Duration: 90 minutes, however, we can change it to meet your timeframe. How do artworks tell stories? During this programme, we look at carving, cloaks, paintings and woven artworks in the exhibition and find out how some artists use narrative techniques we are familiar with...