Saturday 14 October, 11.00am | Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guides for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance in Civic Square. Free, no booking required.
26 October, 12 noon | Footnote New Zealand Dance presents a physical response to visual art in 'Watch This Space'. Combining improvisation and a short performance, 'Watch This Space' will include an excerpt of CONTRAST, a double-bill of new dance work that will be performed in Havelock North at the Blyth Performing Arts Centre on the 25th October.
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.
Friday 19 October, 1.30 - 3.30pm Hastings City Arts Gallery is delighted to host the Hawkes Bay Arts Festival Readers + Writers' workshops, facilitated by award winning author, Anna Mackenzie. Bring along the first chapter of your novel and learn to love editing. Cost $50. Booking through HBAF website.
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.