Exhibitions & Shows

Health and Holidays Exhibition

For Health and Holidays '€“ Napier swimming stories Swimming is more than a pastime in Napier - it is a way of life 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...

Graeme Mudge QSM. 1932 â 2014

Earlier in 2014 after the sudden death of artist Graeme Mudge many notable impressions archived away in the brain cells of the museum staff ballooned into reminiscing fervour Read more...

Penny Farthing Bicycle

Wheels of history The machinery may have changed but Sir Douglas Maclean, from one of Hawke'€™s Bay'€™s founding families, would likely have felt right at home among today'€™s adventurous cyclists 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...

Exhibition: The Spirit of Their Fathers

The Spirit of Their Fathers - a photographic exhibition. This exhibition features images, from the Alexander Turnbull Library, of Maori soldiers during World War One Read more...

World War I - From the Collection

The First World War (1914'€“1918) is a very significant event in our history, and had a deep and lingering impact on New Zealand society Read more...

Movie Premiere - Te Mana o te Moana - The Pacific Voyagers

Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust invites you to see the movie premiere 'Te Mana o te Moana - The Pacific Voyagers' see this exclusive premiere first and come and meet and talk with the crew of this voyage Read more...

Ninth Annual Art HB Exhibition

The Ninth Annual Exhibition of artwork by members of Art Clubs '& Groups of Hawke's Bay. This is a selected exhibition and our selector this year is Napier's Nicholas Hayter, a professional painter from a well known artistic family Read more...

The Gisborne Quilting Group - Ablaze with Colour

It seems the Gisborne Quilting Group have set themselves a task to rival the autumnal season if their exhibition title is to hold sway Read more...

Jan Shone - From Poverty Bay to Port Misery

Jan Shone is from Gisborne but has lived in Adelaide in the Port Adelaide area for the last 30 years. Port Adelaide was originally named Port Misery hence the subtitle Read more...

Gladstone Road

Gladstone Road, named after British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone, has been the main street of Gisborne (T'Aring;'laquo;ranga) since its establishment in the late 1860s Read more...

Inked Impressions - Prints from the Fine Arts Collection

From the mid 1970s through to the late 1980s, printmaker Penny Ormerod was a local force to be reckoned with, just ask any of the Gisborne Printmakers who were around at the time Read more...

Bryan Dew Exhibition

Bryan Dew '& the panorama of social unease Bryan Dew is New Zealand's leading satirical artist of the mid twentieth century Read more...

World War One Memorabilia and Images

Exhibition featuring memorabilia and images from World War One. Community Archives and Alexander Turnbull Library Read more...

Affordable Art Exhibition

The Affordable Art Exhibition is a fundraiser for Napier Girls' High School. It will be launched with an Opening Night on Friday ($30 per person) followed by a two-day exhibition (gold coin donation) featuring 50 artists from Hawke's Bay and beyond Read more...