Exhibitions & Shows

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...

Land Marks - Andrew Drummond / Adrienne Martyn

Turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. This exhibition showcases two large-scale works by well-known New Zealand artists, Andrew Drummond and Adrienne Martyn Read more...

Celebration of Life - Sybil Roberts

'€˜The gift of health is keeping me alive'€™, is a mantra I repeat frequently now, as in the latter part of last year I was diagnosed with bowel cancer Read more...

Beach Sculpture Competition - Seaweek

Check with Gallery for daily hours Contact Christine Heaney for more information on 835-9448 creative.napier@xtra.co Read more...

My Thoughts in Oamaru Stone - Stewart Brodie

'"I refer to myself as a stone carver, not a sculptor. I believe that sculpture is the process of building an object up whereas carving is the removal of the medium to expose an object Read more...

A Chip Off the Old Block

A chip off the old block is an expression which usually implies something is passed from one generation to another. That is the case in an art exhibition of woodcarver Doug Pullar and his daughter Oamaru stone sculptor Jan Gosling Read more...

Hawke's Bay Today Careers Expo

This is Hawke'€™s Bay'€™s only annual opportunity to check career possibilities from providers from throughout New Zealand; all together, under one roof. Academic, trades, the forces, overseas exchange schemes Read more...

Architecture of The Heart

The Fine Art collection will be the star of the show when the doors are opened to the newly built MTG art galleries 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...

Mudlark: Bronwynne Cornish, Ceramics 1982 â 2013

The lense through which I view my life is reflected by clay '€“ we are one. Bronwynne Cornish Bronwynne Cornish (b.1945) discovered clay in the 1960s and has been in the thrall of the material ever since Read more...

Wasted Words

Coromandel artist Linley Huggins undertakes a light-hearted exploration of contradictions in language, both written and visual Read more...

Corrugations: The Art of Jeff Thomson

15 Feb '€“ 21st April 2014 Developed and toured by Tauranga Art Gallery This exhibition examines three decades of work by Kiwi sculptor Jeff Thomson Read more...

At the Edge of a Mirror

Work by Reuben Paterson, developed by the HCAG 3 May '€“ 27 July 2014 Opening on Saturday 3 May, 5 Read more...

Following the Blue Ribbon: Journeys on the River Li

Gerda Leenards This collection of painted screens, panels and drawings inspired by Gerda Leenards 2007 and 2008 trips down China'€™s River Li began in Guilin, sister city of Hastings 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...

Physics to Fish

Some thought-provoking printmaking and installations from Jill Webster and Linda Bruce, tutors at Ideaschool Read more...

OMGs - MÄori Gods in the 21st century

Norm Heke, digital artist/photographer re-engages audiences with fundamental stories that underpin M'Auml;ori cultural society through past and present depictions of ng'Auml; atua (gods) 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...

The Transmogrifier Machine - Katy Wallace

Turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. As part of the MTG Autumn Season, The Transmogrifier Machine presents its inaugural public viewing of extraordinary living objects Read more...

Evan Woodruffe, 7 x 2 = 14

Evan Woodruffe titles his paintings with the date they're made. He doesn't want a title to influence how we approach his intriguing narrative paintings; their meanings are puzzling so that we can own them all the more 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...

Fiona Fox: Inscription of My Breath

Talented emerging artist Fiona Fox'€™s ethereal works represent an '€˜unconscious language'€™ which is written in thread Read more...