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May 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


'Rocket Engine and Stuff' - Greg Sims

'Rocket Engine and Stuff' - Greg Sims

Alongside a prototype engine plan the stuff in this show is maps, Trojan horse and fish. This proof of concept and demonstration of the value of applied labour documents a means of propulsion, restraint and supernatural fish. The usefulness of the maps is unclear. - Greg Sims

Date: Thursday 6 May to Saturday 8 May
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'Rocket Engine and Stuff' - Greg Sims


Free
'Ki Te Wai - To The Water' - Mark Simpson

'Ki Te Wai - To The Water' - Mark Simpson

Recent artworks with contemplation of Water-Wai. Ourselves or our ancestors - O Tatou Tipuna, journeyed over it, to begin anew. Setting eyes upon it above, calling it "The Land of the Long White Cloud" - Aotearoa. In water's many forms, we would be but dust and ashes without and our given...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Saturday 8 May
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'Ki Te Wai - To The Water' - Mark Simpson


Free
Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Over a period of two years, eight artists working out of their comfort zone, using free, discarded or recycled materials, generated or added-to part of a sculptural form, and then posted it on to the next person to add more. Each form was accompanied by a book created by the first artist and...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 13 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Metamorphosis


Free
Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography,...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Friday 9 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review


Free
NZQA Top Art Exhibition 2021

NZQA Top Art Exhibition 2021

We are excited to announce that the NZQA Top Art exhibition is coming to Hastings City Art Gallery from Monday 3 to Friday 7 May. Top Art is an annual touring exhibition of the best and highest achieving 2020 NCEA portfolios from around the country. Five streams are covered, including design,...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Friday 7 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZQA Top Art Exhibition 2021


Still Life with Moving Parts

Still Life with Moving Parts

Still Life with Moving Parts is an exhibition created by outsider artists. Outsider art is art by self-taught or naïve art makers. Typically, those labelled as outsider artists have little or no contact with the mainstream art world or art institutions. Outsider art illustrates different visual...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 9 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Still Life with Moving Parts


Free
Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

Flirting with form: Works by Toi Ako artists is an exhibition that explores the role of the arts and wellbeing in communities, and its effectiveness in supporting older people to age well. Showcasing works by 13 emerging elder artists aged 56-91, developed over 2019-2020 as part of Connect the...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 23 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists


Onward to Victory 1942-45

Onward to Victory 1942-45

World War Two exhibition, part 2 (1942 -45) with focus on Long Range Desert Group and the Maori Battalion with profiling soldiers from Central Hawkes Bay. Life in Central Hawkes Bay during war years remembered by locals. A war scene from the desert showcasing military vehicles and equipment.

Date: Thursday 6 May to Wednesday 12 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Onward to Victory 1942-45


Free
Re-View

Re-View

A major collection of work by Clare Plug. Clare Plug has worked as a textile artist since completing a Craft Design Certificate at EIT in 1990. In the beginning this was primarily in the quilt medium. She printed and dyed most of her own fabric and these were assembled and quilted by...

Date: Friday 7 May to Thursday 3 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Re-View


Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water


Free
New School Relics

New School Relics

An exploration of ‘post-British empire’ life in Aotearoa. Joseph Rowntree is an emerging artist from Hawke’s Bay who is fast gaining a reputation for his use of repurposed windows as an alternative canvas. After winning the 2020 ‘CANdid-50’ People’s Choice Award, Joseph was...

Date: Friday 14 May to Thursday 3 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New School Relics


Free
Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Yogyakarta and was brought up surrounded by artists. His mother and father owned and still run a batik gallery and studio where they teach local and international tourists the skills in batik work. Named after Salvador Dali, his parents hoped...

Date: Saturday 15 May to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dali Susanto - Today is the Day


Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Thinking Unfolding


Hastings Bird Club Annual Show

Hastings Bird Club Annual Show

Hastings Bird Club Invites you to come and look at an amazing array of birds from breeders all around NZ. Breeders will be exhibiting their birds! Budgies, lovebirds and much more. Public are welcome to come and look, learn and talk to our amazing breeders. Sales Table available, are you...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Sunday 30 May
Where:
Ebbett Park School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Bird Club Annual Show


June 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography,...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Friday 9 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review


Free
Re-View

Re-View

A major collection of work by Clare Plug. Clare Plug has worked as a textile artist since completing a Craft Design Certificate at EIT in 1990. In the beginning this was primarily in the quilt medium. She printed and dyed most of her own fabric and these were assembled and quilted by...

Date: Friday 7 May to Thursday 3 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Re-View


Free
New School Relics

New School Relics

An exploration of ‘post-British empire’ life in Aotearoa. Joseph Rowntree is an emerging artist from Hawke’s Bay who is fast gaining a reputation for his use of repurposed windows as an alternative canvas. After winning the 2020 ‘CANdid-50’ People’s Choice Award, Joseph was...

Date: Friday 14 May to Thursday 3 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New School Relics


Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water


Free
Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Yogyakarta and was brought up surrounded by artists. His mother and father owned and still run a batik gallery and studio where they teach local and international tourists the skills in batik work. Named after Salvador Dali, his parents hoped...

Date: Saturday 15 May to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dali Susanto - Today is the Day


Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Thinking Unfolding


The Wedding & Event Expo Hawke's Bay

The Wedding & Event Expo Hawke's Bay

Hawke’s Bay’s premier wedding and event expo is back for 2021! With a great selection of exhibitors, we have every aspect of your big day covered. Talk directly to the suppliers as you plan every detail of your special day. The lunchtime fashion show will inspire you with ideas for your...

Date: Sunday 6 June
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Wedding & Event Expo Hawke's Bay


te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Saturday 12 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - te MOKO on our face / in your face


Free
CHB Needleworkers Exhibition

CHB Needleworkers Exhibition

CHB Needleworkers is celebrating 30 Years as a member guild of ANZEG. Our lovely group has 19 members and meets on the third Monday of the month at the Bridge Club in Waipukurau. We also have a stitch and chat day on the first Monday of the month at the Bridge Club. There are 58 Guilds...

Date: Friday 18 June to Sunday 20 June
Where:
Capital Training, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - CHB Needleworkers Exhibition


July 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography,...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Friday 9 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review


Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water


Free
Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Yogyakarta and was brought up surrounded by artists. His mother and father owned and still run a batik gallery and studio where they teach local and international tourists the skills in batik work. Named after Salvador Dali, his parents hoped...

Date: Saturday 15 May to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dali Susanto - Today is the Day


Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Thinking Unfolding


te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Saturday 12 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - te MOKO on our face / in your face


August 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water


Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Thinking Unfolding


te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Saturday 12 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - te MOKO on our face / in your face


September 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Join us on Friday 3 September for the Gala Opening of this year's Hawke's Bay Art Review. It will be a fabulous night with light, where our Guest Selector and Curator Tyson Campbell will award the Gordon Harris Premier Award of $1000 plus six Highly Commended Awards. The Hawke’s Bay Art Review...

Date: Friday 3 September to Wednesday 29 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening


October 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show

The Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show will have displays of Medals, Badges, Uniforms, Vehicles, Books, Toys, Models, Antique Military and Sporting Arms. There will also be Sales Tables. Children 10 years and under, accompanied by an adult - free. Enquiries: Paul - 06 8447321 - 0211739018 -...

Date: Saturday 2 October
Where:
Army Drill Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show


November 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


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