Sculptor Ben Pearce installs a large-scale work in the gallery. Based on the true story of a man who built himself a get-away on the boulder bank of Nelson’s inlet, Pearce’s sculpture is a fascinating revisit of the event in which Ben himself played a surprising role.
Join us to celebrate the opening of 'Play: Art that makes you move' - a fun, hands-on, interactive exhibition of work by Seung Yul Oh, Sara Hughes and Campbell Tamahina Burns. Saturday 7 April 2018 2-4pm.
Join us to celebrate the opening of an exhibition of new work by artist John Eaden: 'Towards the Grand Tour', Friday 17 November 2017 at 5.30pm.
Paratene Matchitt is one of New Zealand’s most prominent senior artists. Matchitt’s 60-year career has seen his work in most public art gallery collections in this country. The gallery is thrilled to present new work in ‘Hui’ Matchitt’s first major exhibition in three years.
This year Hastings City Art Gallery will again be hosting the successful EAST biennial exhibition, which will be curated by visionary freelance curator and arts writer, Bruce E. Phillips. Selected artists are: Vanessa Arthur, Annette Bull, John Brown, Joyce Campbell, Terri Ripeka Crawford, Jenny Gillam, Ayesha Green, Kauri Hawkins, Michael Hawksworth, Rangituhia Hollis, Peter Madden, George Nuku, Ben Pearce, Martin Poppelwell, Clare Plug, Sonya Lacey, Lara Lindsay Parker, Jacob Scott, Ann Shelton, Natalie Robertson, Tim Thatcher, David Trubridge and Kamaka Pottery (Bruce and Estelle Martin).
Wednesday 9 August, 5.30pm Join Edith Amituanai and students from Kimi Ora Community School as they share their experiences from the #keeponkimiora residency and the development of their exhibition. Free, no booking required.