Author Archives: Hastings City Art Gallery

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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Youth Art Symposium

Years 9 - 13 | Visual Arts, Performing Arts, English and Social Sciences | 22 May to 24 May 2019 | If you’d like to make a booking or require further information please contact us.

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Artist Floor Talk

Saturday 15 December | 11am Join us for a conversation between Roy Dunningham and Artist Gary Waldrom discussing his exhibition Gary Waldrom: Here We Come Again. Free – no booking required

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Teachers’ Exclusive Evening

Thursday 4 April | 4pm to 5pm. Join us for an exclusive opportunity for Hawke's Bay teachers to preview Kauri Hawkins: Red vs Blue exhibition in the Holt gallery and Jan Nigro: Out of the Bedroom into the Lounge exhibition in the Main gallery, and find out about the gallery's free art education programmes.

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