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May 2019

Free
Youth Art Symposium

Youth Art Symposium

Book now: Limited space available for youth art symposium This symposium is designed for Secondary School students. They will explore ideas and key themes of identity and nationhood as emphasized in the gallery’s exhibition Kauri Hawkins: Red vs Blue which is a Tuia-Encounters 250...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Friday 24 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Youth Art Symposium


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi

Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi

Kimono is a traditional Japanese garment. Traditionally they were woven in silk, and cotton for summer. To create kimono required a long process of skilled artisan work. Everyday use kimono were usually woven with patterns (like Inkatha in Indonesia). For the wealthy they could be hand painted,...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Thursday 23 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi


Free
City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures

City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures

Join us to celebrate the CAN Japanese Festival during the month of May, as we highlight the rich variety of traditional and contemporary arts and culture of Japan. There will be exhibitions for you to visit, plus events and workshops to experience during the whole month. ‘City Treasures from...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Thursday 30 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures


Free
Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints

Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints

This exhibition includes a large body of artwork collected by Angela Lalonde that spans several years and crosses the globe. While attending Alberta University of Art & Design in Canada (AUAD) (formerly Alberta College of Art & Design) Angela had the opportunity to participate in a print...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints


Free
Sybille Schlumbom

Sybille Schlumbom

Sybille Schlumbom is a first generation immigrant from Northern Germany; ‘My place of belonging is the ocean. My clan are the bird people’. Sybille studied graphic design at the Lazie Academy in Esslingen, Germany, and holds a BA in Illustration Design from the BildKunst Akademie in...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sybille Schlumbom


Free
Linda Rawlings - Recent Work in Oils

Linda Rawlings - Recent Work in Oils

Linda Rawlings' paintings are on display in the foyer of Creative Arts Napier for the month of May. After many years of living in Napier, Linda Rawlings retired to Marton and soon after joined the Feilding Art Group. She began painting about 9 years ago with the group of beginner and fully...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Linda Rawlings - Recent Work in Oils


Free
The Great Race

The Great Race

John Brown. SPA_CE is pleased to present our first solo show with artist John Brown. Conventional history asserts that Tasman, 1642-1643AD, was the first European to find New Zealand. However, ancient European skulls found at different locations around New Zealand are positive evidence that...

Date: Friday 24 May to Saturday 22 June
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Great Race


Free
The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected biennial regional exhibition and award, showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in printmaking, painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design and ceramics from...

Date: Friday 31 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review


Free
Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk

Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk

Come along to celebrate the Gala Opening of the long anticipated Hawke's Bay Art Review 2019 at Creative Arts Napier. You are also invited to the Selector Bill Milbank's Floor Talk on the following day. If you love Hawke's Bay Art or you're involved in the Arts Community, come along and enjoy...

Date: Friday 31 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk


June 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
The Great Race

The Great Race

John Brown. SPA_CE is pleased to present our first solo show with artist John Brown. Conventional history asserts that Tasman, 1642-1643AD, was the first European to find New Zealand. However, ancient European skulls found at different locations around New Zealand are positive evidence that...

Date: Friday 24 May to Saturday 22 June
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Great Race


Free
The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected biennial regional exhibition and award, showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in printmaking, painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design and ceramics from...

Date: Friday 31 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review


Free
Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk

Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk

Come along to celebrate the Gala Opening of the long anticipated Hawke's Bay Art Review 2019 at Creative Arts Napier. You are also invited to the Selector Bill Milbank's Floor Talk on the following day. If you love Hawke's Bay Art or you're involved in the Arts Community, come along and enjoy...

Date: Friday 31 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk


Free
Selector’s Floor Talk; Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Selector’s Floor Talk; Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Creative Arts Napier is hosting the 2019 biennial Hawke’s Bay Art Review – a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. At 10.30am on Saturday 1 June, join Selector Bill Milbank at Creative Arts Napier for an informative and highly interesting floor talk about the...

Date: Saturday 1 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Selector’s Floor Talk; Hawke’s Bay Art Review


Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


Free
East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

Join the Hawke’s Bay Inkers and friends to celebrate the opening of what promises to be an exciting exhibition jam-packed with beautiful fine art prints; Friday 28 June at 5pm – 7pm. All welcome! Celebrate the diversity of printmaking with ‘East Side Story 3’… and this is a story;...

Date: Friday 28 June to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking


July 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

Join the Hawke’s Bay Inkers and friends to celebrate the opening of what promises to be an exciting exhibition jam-packed with beautiful fine art prints; Friday 28 June at 5pm – 7pm. All welcome! Celebrate the diversity of printmaking with ‘East Side Story 3’… and this is a story;...

Date: Friday 28 June to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking


Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


Model Expo

Model Expo

Model and Hobby show with displays of collections of kitsets and miniature dioramas created by students and adults throughout Hawkes Bay. There will be radio controlled car and truck displays, as well as model railways. Other hobbies on display will be gem-stone collections and board gamers....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Model Expo


Free
Bob Jahnke: Lamentation

Bob Jahnke: Lamentation

In Lamentation Bob Jahnke commissions new work by six poets including Witi Ihimaera and Tina Makereti. Drawing on their texts, Jahnke laments the destruction of our natural world. Anchoring this collaborative project is Hone Tuwhare’s Rain. This visceral poem echoes Jahnke’s reference to...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bob Jahnke: Lamentation


August 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

A date for your diaries! Our 2019 exhibition will take place 3-11 August at the Havelock North Function Centre. Come along and see some amazing quilts made by our members. Our raffle this year will be the choice between a lovely quilt or a box of goodies with proceeds going towards Stage 3 of...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Keirunga Quilters Exhibition


Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


September 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


October 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


December 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


January 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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