Exhibitions & Shows

The Album

F4 is an artistic collective comprising of artists Susan Jowsey and Marcus Williams, and their children Jesse Williams and Mercy Williams Read more...

1931 Hawkeâs Bay Earthquake

'€œThe 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 Read more...

Star of Canada

The Te Moana Maritime Gallery offers a glimpse into 1000 years of maritime myths, legends, stories and development of the Tairawhiti East Coast region Read more...

Watersheds | Ngâ Wai Pupû

Watersheds | Ng'Atilde;'cent; Wai Pup'Atilde;'raquo; is the Tairawhiti Museum's latest semi-permanent exhibition. Opened in early 2009 it gives the visitor a snapshot of the history of the Gisborne/East Coast region Read more...

Peter Donovan: A Homecoming

Wellington-based, Hawke's Bay-born Peter Donovan presents a selection of his work which expresses the deep and abiding influence that being born in this region has had on his life as a painter Read more...

Ukaipo â O Tatou Whakapapa

'Aring;'ordf;kaip'Aring; is our identity, our home ground, our upbringing, our mothers. Its literal meaning is '€˜being fed at the breast at night'€™ Read more...

A Glorious Uncertainty â Elizabeth Mathesonâs Life In Craft

A Glorious Uncertainty explores the life and work of pioneering studio potter Elizabeth Matheson (1890 - 1978). An independent spirit with an enquiring mind, Matheson remains one of the unsung heroes of New Zealand art history Read more...

With Bold Needle and Thread

Perhaps best known as a columnist and commentator, Wellington-based Rosemary McLeod is also an avid collector Read more...

Decorate â Design Stories From The HBMT Collection

The way New Zealanders think about style and design has changed radically over the past century. New international ideas about decoration and design were brought to New Zealand with 19th century migrants and soon adapted to the local context Read more...

Journeys

Time travel through the fine arts collection * Back by popular demand * This is the second time around for this exhibition previously shown at the grand opening of the museum'€™s new wing Read more...

Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan â Travel in Style

First time displayed: the spectacular wardrobe of an iconic New Zealander From the moment Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan (1932-2011) swept stylishly into parliament in 1967, it was clear that New Zealand had found a fashion icon Read more...

Pop Up Art Gallery/Shop

Pop Up Art will open for the month of December 1-31 Local artists exhibiting and selling their art, Paintings, Handprints, Bookart, Cards, Childrens Puzzles, etc Great for xmas gifts Gallery is open 7days with late night Thursdays until 7pm Read more...

Dinosaur Footprints - A Story of Discovery

This fascinating exhibition tells the story of the first ever dinosaur footprints to be discovered in New Zealand Read more...

Nga Raukura o Ahuriri

In the foyer of the MTG Century Theatre you will find a slice of the best of New Zealand graphic design Read more...

Ruanuku - Annual Award Exhibition

In 1995 under a policy initiated by the Tair'Auml;whiti museum, the Ruanuku (a person who is developing skills) Award was launched Read more...

Ruanuku

In 1995 under a policy initiated by the Tair'Auml;whiti museum, the Ruanuku (a person who is developing skills) Award was launched Read more...

Ideaschool Graduate Exhibition

A diverse show of contemporary art and design showcasing work from the creative minds of the future Read more...

Gisborne Photo News

This exhibition supports the recent launch of the Gisborne Photo News website: http://photonews.org.nz/gisborne/index Read more...

Jack C Richards Decorative Arts Gallery

One of the major attractions at the long awaited grand opening of the museum extensions will be the purpose built and specifically designed gallery displaying Dr Jack C Richard'€™s eclectic collection Read more...

The Transmogrifier Machine - Katy Wallace

The Transmogrifier Machine is on tour. Katy Wallace the Transmogrifier reconfigures unclaimed furniture items into unique pieces that celebrate use, character, and humaness Read more...

Hoof Versus Hand: The Art of Brian Campbell

Since 1973 Brian Campbell has been steadily creating an imaginary world that uses satire, fantasy and humour in order to think through some serious, possibly even profound questions Read more...

Attitudes - Portraits of Women

Attitudes - Portraits of Women MTG Hawke'€™s Bay, Malden Gallery 27 September 2014 '€“ 15 March 2015 Meet seventeen women in this intimate display of portraits Read more...

Painting with Light - Israel Tangaroa Birch

For Hastings-born contemporary Maori artist Israel Tangaroa Birch (Ng'Auml;puhi, Ngai Tawake, Ng'Auml;ti Kahungunu, Ng'Auml;ti Rakaipaaka), this new exhibition is a homecoming Read more...

EAST 2014

Hawke'€™s Bay'€™s biennial regional contemporary art exhibition highlights the unique creative capital of our province, and challenges the audience to consider new perspectives on the familiar. Developed by HCAG, curated by Linda Tyler Read more...

The Christmas Shop

Handcrafted original Christmas items including wreaths, snowmen, santas, Christmas penguins, gingerbread, painted decorations, quilted table runners, reindeer and much more! See me on facebook under The Christmas Shop Read more...

Cameraman With A Mission - Hakaraia Pahewa

Whaling in Te Kaha, native schools in Hawkes Bay, Marae in the early 1900s, Tokomaru Bay wharf and the cultivation of k'Aring;'laquo;mara are subjects of interest to the camera of Hakaraia Pahewa Read more...