Art & Design

Hawke's Bay has a vibrant and flourishing art scene including world-class galleries to artists’ studios, collectives and contemporary design stores.

John Miles Photography

Picasso once said "The purpose of Art is to wash the dust of daily life off our souls”.  John Miles is a professional Hawke’s Bay photographer who loves to wash some dust of our souls with his photographic images, his art.   Read more...

Creative Hastings

Creative Hastings publishes the Hawke's Bay Art Guide with information about galleries and artists' studios all over the region, runs the Hastings Community Art Centre gallery (HCAC) in Russell St, Hastings and  also stages many concerts and events around Hastings including the annual Blossom Festival. Read more...

MTG Hawke’s Bay

MTG Hawke’s Bay is Located in the heart of Napier’s cultural precinct forming the cultural centre of this stylish city for over 150 years. MTG Hawke’s Bay is a place where people, objects and ideas meet. Read more...

Hastings City Art Gallery

Exhibiting top quality, broad ranging national and international artworks and promoting the work of renowned regional artists, the Hastings City Art Gallery is a stunning space to visit and enjoy - Hawke's Bay's hub of contemporary art. Read more...

Birdwoods Gallery & Sweet

Welcome to Birdwoods – a very special place in the heart of Hawke’s Bay. Set in the countryside just 3km from Havelock North Village, Birdwoods Gallery and its small companion, the Birdwoods Sweet Shop, are a ‘must see’ for young and old. Read more...

Nga Pou o Heretaunga

For the first time in the history of the Hastings District, the presence of mana whenua is to be seen in the form of carvings that represent tupuna, located in Civic Square in the centre of Hastings. Read more...

Paper-Works Gallery

Based in the heart of Napier, Paper-Works Gallery exhibits originally signed works on paper from both new and established New Zealand artists. Read more...

Additional Art and Design Options

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