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July 2019

Free
A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

Curated by the New Zealand Fashion Museum the exhibition, A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019, opens at Alexanders on Tennyson on 12 July. The exhibition documents 100 years of tie making here in New Zealand through the story of a local tie maker, Parisian Neckwear. Until Parisian started...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
Alexanders On Tennyson, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

“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: Monday 22 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


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: Monday 22 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
Human Impact; Recent Work by Joshua Weeks and Katie Jenssen

Human Impact; Recent Work by Joshua Weeks and Katie Jenssen

Artist Statement; Joshua Weeks. Throughout history, art and particularly oil painting has been used to communicate events and stories. Currently as a species our biggest and most important story to tell is our human impact on the environment. Overpopulation, and our subsequent pollution,...

Date: Monday 22 July to Thursday 25 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Human Impact; Recent Work by Joshua Weeks and Katie Jenssen


Free
Shareena Howley; Recent Works

Shareena Howley; Recent Works

Shareena Howley’s paintings are acrylic and reflect the personalities of the students she teaches and her experiences in New Zealand. The creatures and birds are ‘plumpcious’ as in Malaysia it is a sign of love to be generous. Moving forward Shareena is working on impasto so that she can...

Date: Monday 22 July to Thursday 25 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shareena Howley; Recent Works


Free
Shirley De Luca; Recent Works

Shirley De Luca; Recent Works

Enjoy the recent paintings of Shirley De Luca which will be on display in the CAN foyer for the month of July. Since retiring Shirley has had the time to renew her childhood passion, progressing from pencil to paintbrush. At the moment she is enjoying painting colourful women surrounded by...

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

Read more » - Shirley De Luca; Recent Works


Free
Janett Levien; In Your Dreams

Janett Levien; In Your Dreams

After having a busy life raising five children, establishing a professional life in academia and teaching ballroom dancing Janett Levien finally “retired”. The children are now independent and scattered around the globe. When Janett was widowed and had the freedom to leave her professional...

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

Read more » - Janett Levien; In Your Dreams


Free
Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

The collection of work in this exhibition is offered in the spirit of beauty, sustainability, and to our grandmothers and the wonderful work they did, often in trying circumstances and with limited resources. Naomi Prowse is a ‘Re-Maker and Re-User’ of things. Her approach to this work...

Date: Monday 22 July to Thursday 1 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse


Free
One Hundred and One Things to Buy Before You Die

One Hundred and One Things to Buy Before You Die

"I stumbled across a book of the same title almost 10 years ago, in the Wellington City Library. A bucket list of luxury objects to buy before you kick the bucket… I thought it was absurd." Ever since, I’ve pondered our need for the constant replacement of the objects we own (other than for...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - One Hundred and One Things to Buy Before You Die


August 2019

Free
A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

Curated by the New Zealand Fashion Museum the exhibition, A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019, opens at Alexanders on Tennyson on 12 July. The exhibition documents 100 years of tie making here in New Zealand through the story of a local tie maker, Parisian Neckwear. Until Parisian started...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
Alexanders On Tennyson, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

“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: Monday 22 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


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: Monday 22 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

The collection of work in this exhibition is offered in the spirit of beauty, sustainability, and to our grandmothers and the wonderful work they did, often in trying circumstances and with limited resources. Naomi Prowse is a ‘Re-Maker and Re-User’ of things. Her approach to this work...

Date: Monday 22 July to Thursday 1 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse


Free
Expressions Through The Lens; Photography by Desmond Hunt

Expressions Through The Lens; Photography by Desmond Hunt

‘Photographers are not paid for their time, but are willing to do what they think will be successful, thus making them more creative.’ The major influences on Desmond Hunt’s photography are the British photographer Cecil Beaton, and the New Zealand photographer Brian Brake whose work...

Date: Thursday 1 August to Saturday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Expressions Through The Lens; Photography by Desmond Hunt


Free
Gary Hebley; Then and Now

Gary Hebley; Then and Now

Partly retro, partly new on display, the works in this exhibition feature Gary Hebley’s lifelong involvement in pottery, drawing, etching, illustration, and sculpture, culminating in the latest ornamental pots fired recently at the Waiohiki Arts Centre. Born in Wellington, educated at...

Date: Thursday 1 August to Saturday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gary Hebley; Then and Now


Free
David Straight: John Scott Works

David Straight: John Scott Works

John Scott Works is a personal visual response to the work of acclaimed New Zealand architect John Scott. Photographer David Straight explores the essence of Scott’s work – from intimate images of architectural details and moments, to ideas rooted in te ao Māori which are found in Scott’s...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - David Straight: John Scott Works


Free
Softly Spoken: An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles

Softly Spoken: An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles

Textile art spans new and old worlds and is, perhaps more than any other art form, defined by both its links to its archaic history and its powerful radical potential in the present. In fibre, past and present co-exist. Textile art spans new and old worlds and is, perhaps more than any other...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Softly Spoken: An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles


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 6 August to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion - Tour #2

Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion - Tour #2

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Join us for a journey through time as we look at various items of beautiful New Zealand clothing held in our collection. We will take you from the Victorian era through to the 2000s and share some fabulous designer clothing that is...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion - Tour #2


Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion Tour

Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion Tour

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Join us for a journey through time as we look at various items of beautiful New Zealand clothing held in our collection. We will take you from the Victorian era through to the 2000s and share some fabulous designer clothing that is...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion Tour


September 2019

Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


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: Monday 22 July 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 6 August to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


October 2019

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


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: Monday 22 July 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 6 August to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


November 2019

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


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: Monday 22 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


December 2019

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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