Author Archives: Hastings City Art Gallery

FREE! School Holiday Art Days for Kids

Tuesday 22 & Thursday 24 January | 10am - 4pm Drop in with your kids these school holidays to do some fun and engaging art activities based on the current exhibitions. All day at the gallery for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! Free, no booking required.

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Gallery Snapshot

First Thursday of every month | 4 April, 12:30-12.45pm Join the Gallery Director for a 15 minute look at a few of the artworks in the current exhibition during your lunchtime. To be part of the discussion, meet at the gallery information desk. Free, no booking required.

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School Holiday Workshops

Wednesday 23 January 2019, | 10.30am – 12.30pm Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? Book in for one of our fun and creative workshops for kids based on the Water Project exhibition. Kids will learn about the eel's life cycle and challenges, and create an illustration inspired by Greg O'Brien and Bing Dawe’s artworks in the exhibition. For 6 – 12 year olds, $10 per person, Booking required

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The Water Project

Years 1 - 13 | Visual Arts | The Water Project exhibition engages with the complex realities of water in the 21st Century – as bringer of life and ancestral voice, but also as a contested commodity and saleable resource | Until 24 March 2019

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Billie Culy and Henry Lyons: At the Table

Years 1 - 13 | Visual Arts, English and Social Sciences | This collaborative installation by Billie Culy and Henry Lyons uses photography, found objects and audio to connect viewers with portraits of Hawke’s Bay people. Personal objects sit alongside photographs, accompanied by recorded interviews from each participant who we never see in person | 18 Feb - 10 May

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Tuia – Encounters 250

Years 1 - 13 | Visual Arts, Social Sciences | In Kauri Hawkins' upcoming exhibition he takes a contemporary lens to James Cook’s arrival in New Zealand on the Endeavour 250 years ago, drawing on the iconography of basketball | 1 April- 21 June

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