Tuesday 22 May, 1.30pm | Footnote New Zealand Dance presents a physical response to visual art in 'Watch This Space'. This unique dance experience provides a different perspective on the way that art-forms connect with and respond to our lives. 'Watch This Space' at Hastings Art Gallery will include an excerpt of 'Search Engine', a triple-bill of new dance work that will be performed at the Hastings Community Arts Centre on the 23rd May. Your chance to see some of New Zealand's best dancers in action!
Thursday 7 December, 4.30pm | Join us for an exclusive opportunity for teachers to preview our new summer exhibitions Paratene Matchitt's 'HUI' and Ben Pearce's " Life Will Go On Long After Money' and find out about the gallery's free art education programmes.
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.
Raewyn Paterson: Koroua Whare - Home Sweet Home | 27 January – 11 March 2018 | Raewyn Paterson is an artist and designer of Ngāti-rere, Ngāi Tūhoe descent. Paterson's work creating interior spaces that utilise Māori design elements for wallpapers and furnishings will delight visitors in this installation.
Holt Gallery | 19 May - 24 June In this world where uncertainty and radical change leave many of us profoundly vulnerable or overwhelmed local sculptor Kay Bazzard challenges us to acknowledge and engage with this reality, presenting a series of figurative images sculpted in clay.
Vanessa Arthur: To be Everywhere at Once Yet Nowhere at All | 27 January – 11 March 2018 | Vanessa Arthur is a jeweller based in Hawke's Bay who has exhibited throughout New Zealand and internationally. Moving seamlessly between sculpture and jewellery, Arthur makes objects inspired by spaces within the built urban environment - the spaces that occur between 'planning'.
Main Gallery, Foyer and Alcove | Until 22 July 2018 | Bring the kids to this fun, interactive exhibition titled Play art that makes you move. Walk through the enormous inflated capsules of Seung Yul Oh’s 'Periphery'. Make music with Campbell Tamahina Burns’ 'Internal Geometries'. Imagine and build your own cityscape using hundreds of wooden blocks designed by Sara Hughes for 'Heretaunga'.
Hawke's Bay based landscape artist John Eaden paints 'Towards the Grand Tour', new work from 2016/17. Earlier this year, Eaden toured Italy and was able to research locations in the Vatican Gardens and in Padova in the north. Echoes of these works are also applied by Eaden to his landscapes of Hawke's Bay.