Programmes and events

Teachers’ Exclusive Evening

Thursday 9 August, 4.00-5.00pm | Join us for an exclusive opportunity for Hawke's Bay teachers to preview the gallery's signature biennial exhibition: EAST 2018 and find out about the gallery's free art education programmes.

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Kauri Hawkins Performance

Saturday 11 August, 11am, 3pm Sunday 12 August, 11am Don't miss Hawkins' performance art-work, 'The Strong Silent Type', based on a game of chess. If you are over 18 years, and interested in playing with Kauri during one of these sessions, get in touch with the gallery. Free, no booking required to spectate, please contact to participate.

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EAST 2018 Couch Talk

Saturday 11 August, 1.30-2.30pm | Hear Curator Bruce E. Phillips and a selection of EAST 2018 exhibiting artists including Jenny Gillam, Kauri Hawkins and Joyce Campbell talk about the exhibition and share insights into their artworks. Free, no booking required.

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Art for Tots

Monday 13 August | 10.30 -11.30am | A fun and playful art experience for 3-5 year olds inspired by current exhibitions. Koha, please book: 871 5095 or email hastingsartgallery@hdc.govt.nz

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